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.
100% rural electrification no measure of power connectivity; ailing discoms, unreliable supply larger problem, says survey
The Narendra Modi government claims that it has nearly completed its goal to electrify 100 percent rural households, under its flagship programme Saubhagya Yojna. However, a survey on rural electrification in India found that merely having an electric connection doesn’t solve the problems of rural consumers.
Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will receive the Carnot prize for his contribution towards sustainable energy solutions, with a team from University of Pennsylvania coming here to felicitate him on January 30.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s initiative to bring light to every village in the country is one of the greatest success stories in the world this year, the global energy watchdog International Energy Agency (IEA)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised on 15 August 2015 that every village in the country would be electrified within 1,000 days. When Leisang, a tiny village in Manipur, was electrified on April 28, 2018
Union Minister for Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs Piyush Goyal will Friday receive the prestigious Carnot prize for his contribution towards sustainable energy solutions, an official statement said.
The Reserve Bank has backed the idea of state-owned Rural Electrification Corporation’s proposal to form an asset reconstruction company (ARC) dedicated to take over stressed assets in the power sector.
A consortium of lenders led by Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and SBI has put on sale a 1,000-megawatt (mw) coal-based thermal power project in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, operated by Meenakshi Energy (MEPL), according to sources.
Union Minister of State for Energy R K Singh on Tuesday said Uttar Pradesh has made rapid strides in rural electrification in last one year. He said his ministry has so far provided Rs 6,946 crore to UP government for Deen Dayal Gram Jyoti Yojana and Rs 5,320 crore under integrated power development scheme (IDPS).
Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd’s (REC) net non performing assets (NPAs) jumped 1,303.30% in the last four years from Rs 970 crore in the financial year (FY) ending March 2015 to Rs 13,612 crore in FY2018.