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Groundwater (GW) irrigation through shallow tube wells (STWs) powered by diesel pumps has been crucial for farmers in the Terai belt since the 1970s (Asian Development Bank, 2013) due to low investment cost, easy repair, and an established supply chain. However, despite being a prevalent method, diesel pumps are one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions in the agricultural sector.

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