R.K. Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – ‘Saubhagya’ Web Portal in the capital on Thursday.
Plugging in the last of the unconnected lot — mostly rural folk — is expensive because the tariffs they are charged are well below the cost of procurement.
The Narendra Modi government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), which has provided more than 3 crore liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections to poor households over the last one
The two-day meet of power and renewable energy ministers which was scheduled to start at Rajgir in Bihar tomorrow has been called off at the eleventh hour.
The Centre is expected to ask states to submit their plans and funding requirements for providing electricity to four crore families under the Saubhagya scheme by December next year, as per the agenda for a conference of power ministers.
With more than 3 crore liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections issued within 18 months since the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Green energy like solar power would power India as 175 gigawatt (GW) of electricity is expected to be generated from renewable sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Sunday.
Recently, the central government launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (or Saubhagya). The scheme seeks to ensure universal household electrification (in both rural and urban areas) by providing last mile connectivity.
India has tied up with its neighbours — Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal – to lay a web of cross-border pipelines to transport petroleum products and LPG as part of an ambitious energy network projects.
As many as 38,596 out of the state’s 38,073 villages have been lit up, chief secretary Anjani Kumar Singh said while briefing media about the review meet.
Bihar’s 98.8 per cent villages have already been electrified and power will reach the remaining ones by December end, chief minister Nitish Kumar was informed in a review meet in Patna.