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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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Power, Skill Development ministries join to scale up electrification drive

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2018

In a first of its kind institutional arrangement, the government on Tuesday launched a programme of skill development to speedily implement its Saubhagya scheme for universal household...

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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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Electrification of villages on in Arunachal: Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2018

Arunachal Pradesh Power Minister Tamiyo Taga said villages in interior areas are being brought under solar energy supply and the cent per cent electrification of all villages in the state was on...

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Anganwadis in 4 villages light up with solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

In view of the state government’s initiative of digitalising the ‘anganwadis’ in the state, NGO Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation (MVTSF) has provided solar power support to...

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Out of 18,450 villages without electricity, over 16,000 now electrified: R K Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2018

Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh said that the government was committed to providing electricty to un-electrified households by 2019. 

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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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Village electrification works under DDUGJY yet to start in Jammu & Kashmir

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 30, 2018

The Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) remained a non-starter even after nearly two- and-a-half years of launch in Jammu and Kashmir where 102 villages remained unelectrified. ...

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