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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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Bihar seeks Rs 1,100 crore from Centre for power connections

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

The state energy department is to submit within a week a detailed project report to the Centre to seek Rs 1,100 crore for providing household electricity connections under Saubhagya scheme that...

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No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to rise by 28GW

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

The government today said power will not be provided free of cost to any category of consumer under the recently launched Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to all. ...

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PM Modi launches Saubhagya Yojana to ensure Power For All by March 2019

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) here at Deendayal Urja Bhawayn, the new corporate office of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (...

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PM to launch 'power for all' scheme on Sept 25: R K Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce a scheme for providing 24X7 electricity to all on September 25, Power Minister R K Singh said today.

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