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Power Ministry mulls Rs 50 crore reward for discoms under Saubhagya

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

The power ministry is mulling a reward of Rs 50 lakh for state utilities...

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Centre asks states to use allocated funds for electrification of all households by December

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2018

Union Power Minister R K Singh on Tuesday asked all states to use allocated funds under various schemes, including Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti...

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Fillip for Bengal rural projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 3, 2018

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) on Monday said it has sanctioned Rs 735.53 crore during the first quarter of 2018-19 for the Bengal government under the Rural...

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Goa government proposes giving solar lamps for forest-dwellings

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2018

The electricity department together with the Goa Energy Development Agency is considering providing solar lamps to families living in remote forest areas who still don’t have access to power....

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Centre's focus now on electrifying villages: UP, Bihar to be big test for Saubhagya scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

After completing the job of pending electrification of all inhabited villages in the country, the Centre is now focussing on ensuring power is available in every house under the Saubhagya scheme...

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All Indian villages now have access to power supply

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Manipur's Leisang village became the last non-electrified inhabited village to join India's mainline supply network at 5.30pm on Saturday, an important milestone in the country's journey towards...

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Electricity for all Madhya Pradesh villages by October: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed all villages in the state will be electrified by October and Rs 2 lakh crore spent on development of tribals in five years....

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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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