Keyword : Rural Electrification

One-third of 2018 rural electrification target met: Piyush Goyal

With electrification of 6,000 villages so far, the ministry of power has achieved one-third of its target. The prime minister had set the target of rural electrification of 18,452 villages by May 2

152 villages electrified last week

As many as 152 villages have been electrified across the country during last week – from June 27 to July 3, 2016 under the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY). Accor

Rural Electrification: Let there be light

Dusk is about to fall and dark clouds hover over the sky. Deependra, a 10-year-old specially challenged boy, wears a tattered t-shirt and sits on the mud floor of his small hut. From time to time,

2.5 crore BPL homes get free electricity connections

Free electricity connections have been provided to 2.5 crore BPL households till October 31 under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), said Piyush Goyal, minister of state (IC) for powe

India has no plan to phase out incandescent bulbs

At present, there is no plan to phase out the incandescent bulbs through gradual ban on production and sale, said power minister Piyush Goyal in a written reply in the Lok Sabha. The

Five things you need to know about Saubhagya Yojana

Prime minister Narendra Modi has launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” – to ensure electrification of all households in the country.

A game-changer called Saubhagya

Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya”, a new scheme launched by prime minister Narendra Modi to ensure electrification of all households in the country, is expec

India has world’s largest electricity access deficit: World Bank

India alone has a little less than one-third of the global deficit (270 million for electricity), followed by Nigeria and Ethiopia for electricity—and the 20 highest access-deficit countries

Widen scope of electricity law to cover cross-border trade: ADB

The Asian Development Bank has suggested widening the scope of the electricity law so that India can better carry out cross-border trade. In its report –

India can create a shared, electric, connected mobility system: Report

Overcoming key barriers to vehicle electrification in India’s passenger mobility sector presents an enormous challenge for India—and also a tremendous economic opportunity, said a study

1.75 lakh Manipur households to get electricity under Saubhagya

Union minister of state (IC) for power and new & renewable energy R K Singh on Tuesday launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (SAUBHAGYA) in Manipur. Around 1.75 lak

Will there be light at the end of the tunnel?

Any good news which promises to bring about qualitative improvement in the lives of people, especially in rural India, is always welcome. It was heartening indeed to learn that every single village

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