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Modi government just 28,000 households away from reaching 100% electrification

By : editor_2, Feb 12, 2019

Only 28,594 households have been left to be electrified across the country, according to the official data by Ministry of Power. Of the number, while 20,134 households are left in Chhattisgarh,...

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Cabinet approves electrification of 13,675 km non-electrified rail routes at a cost of Rs 12,134 crore

By : editor_2, Sep 13, 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved electrification of 13,675 km of non-electrified railway routes at a cost of Rs 12,134.50 crore. The idea is to make the...

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Railways will save Rs 13,000 crore per annum in fuel bill post electrification: Manoj Sinha

By : editor_2, Sep 5, 2018

Railways will save Rs 13,000 crore per annum in fuel bill and reduce carbon emissions by around 3.4 million tonnes a year after the electrification of railway lines is completed, Minister of...

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Army lights up 200 more mud houses with solar lights in higher reaches of JK

By : editor_2, Aug 27, 2018

Continuing its efforts to extend a helping hand to the needy, the Army distributed 200 more solar lights among the nomadic communities living in the high altitude areas here in Jammu and Kashmir...

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Satin Creditcare aims to empower 3 million Indian families with solar powered solutions.

By : editor_2, Aug 23, 2018

Satin Creditcare Network Limited (“SCNL”), the second largest microfinance company in the country, has been leveraging its strong presence at the grassroot level to provide affordable and...

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Electricity supply to reach over 15,000 houses under Saubhagya in Aurangabad zone

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

As many as 15,561 families in Aurangabad zone will soon get power connection for the first time under the Centre’s Saubhagya Yojna. 


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45 lakh families to get power supply in MP under Saubhagya

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 27, 2017

State-run Rural Electricity Corp (REC) today said that Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) was launched in Madhya Pradesh to provide electricity connections to about 45 lakh...

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Government to push prepaid, smart meters in universal electrification drive

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

Prepaid and smart meters are going to get greater thrust from the government as India moves towards the target of achieving universal household electrification as part of the Saubhagya scheme by...

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Centre to brainstorm with states on power reforms in bi-annual meet

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 9, 2017

The central government is set to hold a two-day brainstorming session with states on big power sector reforms including direct transfer of subsidy and strict laws obligating distribution...

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REC may fund Indian Railways’ drive to electrify entire network

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

The Indian Railways may rope in state-owned Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to fund its ambitious plan to electrify the entire network by 2021-22. The corporation is likely to lend the...

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Subject Tags: electrification , REC