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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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Government to roll out Rs17,000 crore rural household electrification scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2017

In a fresh push to universalize electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government plans to roll out a Rs17,000 crore scheme.

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Rural Electrification Corporation to raise $300 million selling green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 23, 2017

Rural Electrification Corp, the nodal public sector company to finance power projects in rural India is planning to raise $300 million by selling bonds to overseas investors as early as next...

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In 2 years, 13,523 villages electrified; only 8% completely

By : sustainabilityo..., May 29, 2017

As many as 73 per cent of the 18,452 villages that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government identified for electrification in 2015 now have power supply, but only eight per cent of these had...

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Erravelly to become first solar-powered village in India

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2017

Erravelly, adopted by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, is all set to script history by becoming the first village in the country to have all its houses depend on solar power....

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Ease of getting power: India’s rank up by 73

By : sustainabilityo..., May 12, 2017

The focused reforms unleashed by the Narendra Modi government in the last three years have halved the rate at which power prices rose every year, and improved India's position in the global '...

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Rural Electrification Programme On Track, Meeting Chaired By PM Modi Told

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2017

The rural electrification programme is proceeding swiftly, with over 13,000 villages electrified out of a total of 18,452 and is on track for completion within the targeted 1000 days, a meeting...

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Manipur’s last 85 villages to be electrified

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2017

Manipur’s 85 un-electrified villages out of the country’s 4141 un-electrified villages whose residents reportedly do not have the opportunity to charge their mobile phones in the village, will...

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