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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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Govt to spend 73cr for rural electrification in Gautam Budh Nagar district

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2016

The Union government has sanctioned Rs 72.71 crore for electrification of all villages in Gautam Budh Nagar district. The work, to be implemented under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (...

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Jharkhand State Govt plans 1200MW solar power by end of 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

The state government aims to produce 1,200 MW of solar electricity by 2017-end. Solar plants are expected to be set up at 45 different sites across state at an investment of Rs 6.5 crore per MW...

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This village in Nagaland is the second village to run entirely on LED lights

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

A couple of months ago, Fakhim, a village in Kiphire district Nagaland became the first village in the State to become completely an LED light lit village. This was reported by District Deputy...

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Coca-Cola India Foundation announces solar electrification in Rajasthan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2016

In a country where one-fourth of the population lack access to electricity, The Coca-Cola India Foundation, Anandana along with its implementing partners Advit Foundation, Manthan Sansthan,...

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1,497 houses in Amasebail, Karnataka to get solar lamps

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2016

The Amasebail Charitable Trust will launch a programme to install solar lamps in 1,497 houses in the naxalite-affected Amasebail Gram Panchayat here on June 1.

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UW-Madison team develops wind turbine for cell towers in rural India

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2016

With the aim of helping make electricity more available in rural parts of India, a team of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has designed a wind turbine that could provide power to...

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Government electrifies 108 villages last week, total now at 7,874

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2016

A total number of 7,874 villages out of those without power have been electrified till last week with an addition of 108 to the network, the Power Ministry said today.

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Subject Tags: Rural Electrification

112 more villages electrified, taking number of electrified villages to more than 7000

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2016

As many as 112 villages were electrified across the country last week, taking the total tally to 7,766, the government said today.

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Subject Tags: Rural Electrification