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Power Ministry to launch GARV-II app to ensure power access to all

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2016

To ensure transparency in implementation of rural electrification programme, the Power Ministry will launch a new app, GARV-II, to provide real time data of all six lakh villages of the country...

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Thousands of remote Indian households to receive solar panels, chargers and batteries

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2016

More than 16,000 Indian households across 800 remote villages will be given a solar panel, with an eight-hour battery storage backup, according to the Indian minister for power, coal, new and...

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SECI issues tender to electrify 1,000 Indian villages with solar

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2016

Global tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India on behalf of Arunachel Pradesh Energy Development Agency to install off-grid solar power packs at more than 1,000 villages....

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1000-year-old remote Himalayan village lit up through solar microgrids

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 25, 2016

Micro Grid is becoming a new ray of light for Himalayan Villages

Electricity is one of the...

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GARV to keep track of rural electrification leap

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 21, 2016

The Union government has decided to launch the second phase of its rural electrification scheme to monitor power supply in about 600,000 villages in real time. Earlier, the government’s focus...

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Gujarat To Organise Inter Ministerial Meet on Power And Renewable Energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

Ministers of various states will meet with Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal on October 7 in Vadodara to discuss issues pertaining to implementation of various ongoing...

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Mrida lights up 9 Villages in Uttar Pradesh under Mahindra & & Mahindra MPowered Village Prog

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

After the successful completion of the Mahindra MPowered Village initiative in two villages of Kushinagar, which used energy access through Solar Power as a tool for development, Mrida has...

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Bengal’s solar dome to light up a million homes

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2016

What took off as a pilot project to illuminate around 10 dingy shanties in a Kolkata slum would now light up at least 10 million homes across the country with no pollution.

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Solar power for all SBI rural branches in next two years: Chattisgarh Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

The Chhattisgarh Government has plans of electrifying all rural branches of State Bank of India (SBI) in the State with solar power during the next two years, officials informed....

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Electrification of 1,450 Uttar Pradesh villages under lens, Power Ministry to seek CAG audit

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2016

The Centre is carrying out an on field verification in all 1,450 villages declared as electrified by Uttar Pradesh to probe if funds sanctioned for rural electrification by it have been pilfered...

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