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Centre's focus now on electrifying villages: UP, Bihar to be big test for Saubhagya scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

After completing the job of pending electrification of all inhabited villages in the country, the Centre is now focussing on ensuring power is available in every house under the Saubhagya scheme...

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Village electrification definition has lost relevance: Centre

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

The definition of village electrification is a legacy issue and does not reflect the actual level of success attained on ground, Union Power Ministry said in a statement on Monday. While...

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Electricity for all Madhya Pradesh villages by October: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed all villages in the state will be electrified by October and Rs 2 lakh crore spent on development of tribals in five years....

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Government on target: All villages to get electricity by month-end

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2018

The government is set to meet its ambitious target of providing electricity to all villages by the end of April. 

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Government to light up 192 villages with 100 per cent power in Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

This April 14, BR Ambedkar's birth anniversary, will be an "illuminating" one for 192 Dalit-dominated villages in the state. From Saturday, these villages, which are spread over more than 20...

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L&T, two other companies bag Uttar Pradesh power meter deal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 9, 2018

Infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T), Genus Power and Allied Engineering have bagged a contract to supply 10 million pre-paid meters to Uttar Pradesh under the Saubhagya scheme,...

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In UP, 32 lakh households get electricity, govt meets 87% of year’s target

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 19, 2018

On the eve of completion of its one year rule in UP, the BJP on Sunday claimed of having met about 87% of the target of electrifying over 37 lakh households in the state in the financial year...

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In Uttar Pradesh, private discoms to take charge of supply in 5 cities

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 19, 2018

The state government has decided to hand over the power distribution network of five cities, Lucknow, Varanasi, Meerut, Gorakhpur and Moradabad, to private companies. The UP Power Corporation...

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India set to complete village electrification before target

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 30, 2018

The Union government's ambitious plan to complete rural electrification by May 1, 2018 is set to be achieved before target with the rural electrification corporation of India (REC) in the last...

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All villages in Bihar are now electrified: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

All 39,073 villages of Bihar were now electrified, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said here today. He added that every household in the state would have a free power connection by the end of the...

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