Centre to hold LPG Panchayat 1 lakh LPG panchayats to be held across the country To encourage rural citizens of the country to use clean fuel for cooking, the Central government would organise 1 lakh ‘LPG Panchayat’ across the nation during the next one-and-half years, said officials.
Recently, Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley clearly emphasised his Government’s focus, which he said included two important areas including building infrastructure on war footing and substantial expenditure on development of rural India, where he mentioned that every village in India is electrified by 2018.
The government on Thursday crossed another important benchmark when it crossed the 13,000 mark in its attempts to electrify villages in rural India. With 13,002 out of 18,452 villages electrified as on March 30, 2017, the promise to provide ‘Power To All” seems a close reality now.
Scientists are developing a low-cost, solar-powered water purification system that may help over 77 million people in remote parts of India get access to safe drinking water.