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Could solar power be the answer to India's power shortages?

27 July 2015 Last updated at 00:15 BST

Power is one of India's biggest barriers to development and it's estimated a third of the population doesn't have reliable power.

More than two thirds of India's electricity comes from coal-fired power stations but the country has ambitious targets for new sources too.

Last month Japan's SoftBank said it planned to invest 20 billion dollars in solar power projects here - in partnership with Taiwan's Foxconn and India's Bharti enterprises

But are the government targets realistic? Pratiksha Ghildial reports from Delhi.