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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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India to fine firms for blackouts, crackdown on electricity theft

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

India plans to fine electricity distributors from April 2019 for power cuts deemed avoidable and to make it mandatory for the companies to install prepaid or smart meters to prevent electricity...

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Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) camps for new connections from second week of December

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

Camps to give power connections under the Saubhagya-Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana will be held from the second week of December, said officials of the UP power department. The Uttar...

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Saubhagya scheme targets to cover 175,000 households in Manipur

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2017

Union Power Minister R K Singh and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today launched Saubhagya scheme in the north eastern state to provide electricity connections to 1.75 lakh families....

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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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Yogi Adityanath assures electricity will be available at cheaper rates

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inspected Anpara Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district and said that the state government aims to make electricity available to citizens...

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Saubhagya scheme: Postmen to collate data on homes still without electricity

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 6, 2017

The power ministry has engaged postmen for door-to-door survey to expedite the Saubhagya scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for complete household electrification by December 2018...

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