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Modi govt planning to launch impact assessment survey of central schemes

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2018

As the Modi government prepares for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, it is planning to test the effectiveness of the schemes launched by it in the past four and a half years in swinging votes. The...

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Centre asks states to use allocated funds for electrification of all households by December

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2018

Union Power Minister R K Singh on Tuesday asked all states to use allocated funds under various schemes, including Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti...

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All Indian villages now have access to power supply

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Manipur's Leisang village became the last non-electrified inhabited village to join India's mainline supply network at 5.30pm on Saturday, an important milestone in the country's journey towards...

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Power, Skill Development ministries join to scale up electrification drive

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2018

In a first of its kind institutional arrangement, the government on Tuesday launched a programme of skill development to speedily implement its Saubhagya scheme for universal household...

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Village electrification works under DDUGJY yet to start in Jammu & Kashmir

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 30, 2018

The Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) remained a non-starter even after nearly two- and-a-half years of launch in Jammu and Kashmir where 102 villages remained unelectrified. ...

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Projects worth Rs 69,475 crore sanctioned for electrification: Power Ministry

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 26, 2017

The power ministry today informed projects worth Rs 69,475 crore have been sanctioned so far under two flagship schemes aimed at rural and urban electrification in the country and the government...

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REC sets sights on foreign markets to boost revenues

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 10, 2017

REC implements India’s flagship programme to electrify rural areas under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana and ‘Saubhagya’ scheme, which aims to provide last-mile connectivity to rural...

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Government to roll out Rs17,000 crore rural household electrification scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2017

In a fresh push to universalize electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government plans to roll out a Rs17,000 crore scheme.


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13,002 villages electrified till date under DDUGJY: A new milestone achieved

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2017

13,002 villages have been electrified till date under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram JyotiYojna (DDUGJY). Out of remaining 5450 un-electrified villages, 835 villages are uninhabited. All the...

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Arunachal CM Khandu holds meeting with officials of REC & SECI

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2017

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today held a meeting with officials of REC and SECI to discuss ongoing Deen Dayal Upadhaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) scheme being implemented in the...

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