The government is likely to achieve its 100 per cent household electrification target in the country ahead of Republic Day as it has already energised 2.39 crore out of the targeted 2.49 crore households under Rs 16,320 crore Saubhagya scheme, an official said Monday.
Indian Railways has drawn up plans to spend Rs 12,134 crore by the end of the financial year 2021-22 in order to electrify the remaining 13,675 kilometer of broad gauge route under its fold, the rail ministry said.
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At least 15 states have achieved the 100% household electrification target under the Saubhagya scheme, union minister of state for power and renewable energy R K Singh said on Thursday. The addition of 8 states, including Madhya
A total of eight States have achieved 100% saturation in household electrification under Saubhagya namely Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, J&K, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal.
India’s move to energise every village in the country with electricity is one of the greatest success stories in the world this year; providing clean cooking fuel to people is another laudable achievement that will reduce premature deaths
“Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.”
Bihar, the state which had the second-biggest job after Uttar Pradesh under the PM’s Saubhagya scheme, is expected to declare as early as on Thursday that it has completed its target of 100 per cent electrification of willing households in the state.
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.