Marching Towards A Happy Rural India,13,002 Villages Out of 18,452 Stand Electrified

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.

Marching Towards A Happy Rural India,13,002 Villages Out of 18,452 Stand Electrified

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.

Status of Rural Electrification, ​Over 12000 Out of 18452 Villages In Rural India Stand Electrified​ ​

According to official figures, nearly one third of villages are left (5665) of the total 18452 villages. Time left is nearly 460 days. So 2/3rd of the villages remains to be electrified in nearly 460 days.

Status of Rural Electrification, ​Over 12000 Out of 18452 Villages In Rural India Stand Electrified​ ​

The pace of rural electrification in India continued unabated and out of a total of 18452 villages, as on February 6, 2017, as many as 12,033 villages have been electrified and 5,665 remains to be electrified.

Complete Transparency : Check Out The State-wise Status Of Village Electrification On GARV App

The remaining villages (3968- 70%) are now mainly in 4 states including Arunachal Pradesh (1229); Assam (972); Jharkhand (892) and Odisha (875)).

Complete Transparency : Check Out The State-wise Status Of  Village Electrification On GARV App

In line with its transparent style of functioning, the ministry of power’s GARV App has made it possible for anyone to check the state by state status of the village electrification process in India. Available data shows that out of a total of 18452 villages, as on February 6, 2017, more than 12,000 villages have been electrified and 5,665 remains to be electrified.

Whose Power is it anyway? Questioning the Centre and sparing the states won’t electrify India.

Lack of correct information on the roles of the Centre and States on supply of electricity to households is creating a lot of confusion amongst the people of the country on the issue of large scale village electrification.

Whose Power is it anyway? Questioning the Centre and sparing the states won’t electrify India.

For a common man, it is easy to get carried away when baseless information is presented in convincing manners through established mediums. Moreover, as the assembly elections approach, the issue of village electrification has become the spear of political propaganda against the ruling BJP government at the Centre, with desperate efforts to malign and misrepresent the steps being taken in the direction of village electrification.