Ensure 100% Electrification In J&K By December 2017: Power Minister R K Singh

During the day, the Minister also met the Governor, N. N. Vohra and Chief Minister of the State, Ms. Mehbooba Mufti and discussed about faster implementation of power projects in the State so that the people of J&K get 24x7 Quality Power at affordable prices.

Ensure 100% Electrification In J&K By December 2017: Power Minister R K Singh

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh reviewed power sector development in the State of Jammu & Kashmir on October 10 and reiterated the commitment of Government of India to provide uninterrupted reliable power supply to all the citizens of the country including Jammu & Kashmir.

PM Launches Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana Saubhagya

Beneficiaries shall be identified and their application for electricity connection along with applicant photograph and identity proof shall be registered on spot.

PM  Launches Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana Saubhagya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a new scheme Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to ensure electrification of all willing households in the country in rural as well as urban areas here today.

REC Has Kept Loan Portfolio Fairly Diversified To Avoid Risk Concentration

Maharashtra utilities are REC’s biggest borrowers, with Maharashtra State Power Distribution Company and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company between them owing Rs 23, 441 crore, or 11.28 per cent of loan book, to the state-owned non-banking finance company.

REC Has Kept Loan Portfolio Fairly Diversified To Avoid Risk Concentration

REC has fairly spread its loan exposure to avoid concentration of risks to a few borrowers. Some 10 state-owned utilities account for nearly 37 per cent of total loan amount owed to the company as at the end of June. Moreover, no single borrower accounts for more than 7 per cent of REC’s loan book.

98.8% Villages In Bihar Lit Up, Remaining To Get Power Soon

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.

98.8% Villages In Bihar Lit Up, Remaining To Get Power Soon

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.

Pace Of Village Electrification, 13,872 Out of 18,452 Villages Electrified Till 30th June 2017

As many as 3,285 inaccessible villages have been electrified in various States across the country under Decentralized Distributed Generation Scheme, minister Piyush Goyal said.

Pace Of Village Electrification, 13,872 Out of 18,452 Villages Electrified Till 30th June 2017

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Monday informed that as per information provided by the States, 13,872 un-electrified census villages have been reported to be electrified up to 30th June, 2017, out of 18,452 un-electrified villages in the country as on 1st April, 2015.

Off-Grid Solar Power And Rural Electrification

Off-Grid Solar Power And Rural Electrification

While grid extension is the main driver of rural electrification in India today and almost all Indian villages are now electrified, the reality at the habitation and household level is very different.

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