It is highly likely that the Central government declares that all houses in India have electricity connections. As per the latest reports on the Saubhagya website, only around 20,000 households in Chhattisgarh remain to be connected.
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For the first time since Independence, electricity made its way into the Jhalpi Para village in Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur district after the media highlighted its plight.
India has moved closer to achieving 100 per cent household electrification under the Rs 16,320 crore Saubhagya scheme as only 19,836 families in Chhattisgarh are left due to naxal issues.
The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) Thursday announced reduction in power tariffs, which will benefit 91 per cent of domestic consumers in the state. The new tariffs would come into effect from April 1.
Villagers in Chhattisgarh’s Hargawa panchayat were left in a state of shock when they were delivered with electricity bills demanding up to Rs 600 from a single household. Locals of Jhalpi Para village which falls under the jurisdiction of Hargawa panchayat
Fulfilling another poll promise, chief minister Bhupesh Baghel announced the reduction of electricity bills of all domestic consumers for consumption up to 400 units. A provision of Rs 400 crore was made in this regard.
After farm loan waiver and hike in MSP, the Bhupesh Baghel government has started procedure to slash domestic electricity bills by half in Chhattisgarh.
The BJP-led government in Gujarat announced on Tuesday it will waive off electricity bills of connection holders in rural areas to the tune of Rs 650 crore, a day after the Congress dispensation in Madhya Prades
As the coal supply situation fails to improve and general elections expected in the first half of next year, states are on a power buying spree. Major states lately have issued short-term (3-4 months) contracts totalling 23 GW for supply