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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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327 Villages Electrified Last Week; 9,653 Villages Electrified till date under DDUGJY

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 12, 2016

327 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 1st to 7th August 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 7...

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4497 New Projects Sanctioned for Rural Electrification under DDUGJY

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 12, 2016

Under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), 4497 new projects have been sanctioned in the country with the project cost of Rs. 42392.47 crore for various rural electrification works....

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Electricity in 18k villages in 1000 days: PM

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that his government has set a target to provide electricity connection in 18,000 villages across the country in just 1,000 days.

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DDUGJY reaches out to a further 174 villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2016

141 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 18th to 24th July 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY).

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4,000 MW available in exchanges at around Rs 2 per unit: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

With the power demand in summer at a peak, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday that electricity is available at exchanges across India, and without network congestion, at rates around Rs...

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152 villages electrified last week under DDUGJY

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

152 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 27th June to 3rd July 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages,...

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ICMR to harness solar power for medical institutions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2016

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has inked an MoU with the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) to launch Solar for Healthcare, an initiative focusing on supply of solar...

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Government decides to electrify 5.98 crore un-electrified households by December 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2016

India has scaled up its electrification drive to target every household and shed the tag of being a nation with surplus supply to distribution companies but having one-third of its population...

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May stop funds to states for power scheme irregularities: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 17, 2016

The Centre will stop funding states that are found indulging in irregularities in procurement of material for its flagship schemes for rural electrification and urban upgradation of power...

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