State-wise Details of Village Electrification and Funds Released

State-wise Details of Village Electrification and Funds Released

The State-wise number of villages electrified under Rural Electrification component of  Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)  during the last three years, are given below:-

Sr. No. States 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
1 Arunachal Pradesh 387 282 107
2 Assam 190 125 190
3 Bihar 701 206 341
4 Chhattisgarh 214 164 67
5 Himachal Pradesh 5 8
6 Jammu & Kashmir 28 27 9
7 Jharkhand 181 47 161
8 Karnataka 1
9 Madhya Pradesh 92 98 86
10 Manipur 192
11 Meghalaya 482 144 43
12 Mizoram 5 13 45
13 Nagaland 9 4 10
14 Odisha 119 84 13
15 Rajasthan 138 18 70
16 Tripura 16 1
17 Uttar Pradesh 3 59
18 Uttarakhand 4
19 West Bengal 16
Total 2587 1213 1405

Details of projects sanctioned and funds released  for the rural electrification during the last three years are as under:-

                                                                                                        (Rs. in crore)

  During 2012-13 During 2013-14 During 2014-15
Funds Sanctioned 23606.38 8853.12
Fund disbursed 903.39 2373.10 3586.62

Tariff is decided by the concerned State Electricity  Regulatory Commission,  however, recently launched  Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana  (UDAY)  aims at reducing cost of power too.  This was stated by Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy in the Rajya Sabha.

 

The Minister further stated that under DDUGJY, renewable energy sources are used for rural electrification in case of off-grid villages. Against the sanctioned project cost of Rs.1216.68 crore, a capital subsidy of Rs.1022.64 crore has been earmarked under the scheme.  No proposal has been received from the State of Maharashtra under this component.

However, the State-wise details are given below:-

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Status of Sanctioned projects as on 29.02.2016                                  
Sl. No State Sanctioned project cost (Rs. in lakhs) Total Subsidy amount        (Rs. in lakhs)
1 Andhra Pradesh 9713.98 8411.1735
2 Assam 26670.84 24003.756
3 Arunachal Pradesh 11189 10070.1
4 Bihar 3784.64 3406.176
5 Chhattisgarh 20570.96 15844.62
6 Jharkhand 16809.91 12921.069
7 Karnataka 4384.12 3936.483
8 Kerala 531.83 478.647
9 Madhya Pradesh 10504.57 8285.9805
10 Meghalaya 1212.4 1091.16
11 Odisha 5872.68 4434.06
12 Rajasthan 1891.11 1701.999
13 Uttar Pradesh 8026 7223.4
14  Uttarakhand 506.26 455.634
Total  DDUGJY 121668.3 102264.258