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Power minister launches portal to track Saubhagya scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 17, 2017

In a bid to widen the scope for tracking electrification in rural and urban areas, power minister RK Singh on Thursday launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or “Saubhagya” web...

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Azure Power wins mini and micro grid projects in Jharkhand, India

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

India-based solar firm Azure Power is expanding into rural electrification via mini and micro grid development in the East Indian state of Jharkhand.

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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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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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Rural Electrification Corp agrees to reduce interest rate on loan to Andhra by 2 per cent

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 9, 2017

Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) of India has agreed to reduce the interest rate on loans to be given to Andhra Pradesh by 2 per cent.

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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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All Indian Villages to have Electricity by Next Month: Union Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2017

First time since becoming the Central Minister of State for Energy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader R K Singh arrived in Patna on Monday where he was given a warm welcome by the state...

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Tamil Nadu set to power 300 households in Telangana using solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Tamil Nadu is set to power 300 households in Telangana using solar energy developed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras is being distributed by Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSSPDCL) and Rural Electrification Corporation.

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CM Nitish Kumar chaired review meet reveals 99 per cent villages electrified in Bihar

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 7, 2017

Only 477 of Bihar's 39,073 villages are now left to get electricity connection as the state has achieved 98.8 per cent electrification of its villages. This was revealed at a review meeting...

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