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UP remote villages to get solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2018

In an attempt to provide electricity to houses in remote and inaccessible areas of the state where electrification is not possible due to difficult geographical terrain, the Uttar Pradesh Power...

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All villages in Bihar are now electrified: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

All 39,073 villages of Bihar were now electrified, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said here today. He added that every household in the state would have a free power connection by the end of the...

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Projects worth Rs 69,475 crore sanctioned for electrification: Power Ministry

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 26, 2017

The power ministry today informed projects worth Rs 69,475 crore have been sanctioned so far under two flagship schemes aimed at rural and urban electrification in the country and the government...

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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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