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Arunachal CM Khandu holds meeting with officials of REC & SECI

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2017

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today held a meeting with officials of REC and SECI to discuss ongoing Deen Dayal Upadhaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) scheme being implemented in the...

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Members of Parliament told to contribute for solar electrification of villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2017

All Members of Parliament have been asked to contribute through their MPLADS fund towards providing street lights in rural areas of the country powered by solar energy. A directive in this...

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India may be able to light up all homes by 2018: PV Ramesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 17, 2017

India will achieve its ambitious target of lighting the homes in all its villages by 2018, although continuous supply of power may have to wait until reforms in the sector become more visible...

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12,033 un-electrified villages provided power: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2017

As many as 12,033 villages out of 18,452 un-electrified villages have been provided with power till last week and the remaining ones would be electrified by May 2018, Union Minister Piyush Goyal...

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171 villages in Visakhapatnam to get solar power soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2017

A total of 171 remote tribal villages in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts would be electrified with solar rooftops, said MM Nayak, CMD of AP Electricity Power Distribution Company Limited...

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TPDDL sets up solar microgrid project in Bihar village

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2017

In a step towards expanding rural electrification, Tata Power Delhi today implemented a solar microgrid project at a village in Vaishali district of Bihar.

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Panchayat in Kozhikode to set up solar power units in government schools

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2017

 The district panchayat is planning to set up solar power units in 25 selected government high schools.

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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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