Eight years after completion of gauge conversion works, electrification of the 192-km Villupuram-Thanjavur main line and the 38.5-km Mayiladuthurai-Tiruvarur branch line has commenced recently.
The Power Ministry Monday announced Rs 100 crore award for states that would complete the household electrification early under the Saubhagaya scheme.
By 2021-22, the average speeds of trains will increase by 10-15 per cent when railways achieves 100 per cent electrification of its network, a senior official of the national transporter said on Monday.
On 28 April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the country’s last village without electricity had been electrified. This is a stunning achievement and crowns a decade of efforts. But how does it compare to the rest of South Asia?
Union Ministry of Power has pulled up J&K for dilly-dallying approach in electrification of over 3.80 lakh households in different parts of the State despite liberal financial assistance under major schemes aimed at ensuring Power for All by December 31, 2018.
Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project,
A power ministers’ conference in Shimla on Tuesday would deliberate on infrastructure development programmes like 100 per cent household electrification
While the central government recently declared India 100% electrified, two significant obstacles remain in India’s progress towards a genuinely universal electrification.
India and Europe have witnessed growth in the electrification of modes of transport including buses and two-wheeler even as China accounts for more than 99 per cent of both electric bus and two-wheeler stock, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today.
Last month, the government achieved its target of 100 per cent village electrification 12 days ahead of the deadline.