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100 per cent electrification: PM Narendra Modi’s praise boosts morale

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

The energy department officials must be feeling elated over PM Narendra Modi’s praise on Sunday for 100% household electrification in the state before the nationwide target set for that. But...

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India to achieve 100% household electrification by March 31: R K Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019

 India will achieve 100 per cent household electrification by March 31 as envisaged in the Saubhagya scheme and the next goal is to achieve round the clock power supply to all households, Power...

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Modi government just 28,000 households away from reaching 100% electrification

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

Only 28,594 households have been left to be electrified across the country, according to the official data by Ministry of Power. Of the number, while 20,134 households are left in Chhattisgarh,...

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India has a tidal energy potential of around 8000 MW says India’s power minister Raj Kumar Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 4, 2018

Even as the largest global green energy programme is gaining traction in India, a new frontier in the form of tidal energy may open up to help meet the country’s energy demand....

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45 lakh families to get power supply in MP under Saubhagya

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 27, 2017

State-run Rural Electricity Corp (REC) today said that Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) was launched in Madhya Pradesh to provide electricity connections to about 45 lakh...

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India to fine firms for blackouts, crackdown on electricity theft

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

India plans to fine electricity distributors from April 2019 for power cuts deemed avoidable and to make it mandatory for the companies to install prepaid or smart meters to prevent electricity...

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Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) camps for new connections from second week of December

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

Camps to give power connections under the Saubhagya-Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana will be held from the second week of December, said officials of the UP power department. The Uttar...

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Saubhagya scheme targets to cover 175,000 households in Manipur

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2017

Union Power Minister R K Singh and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today launched Saubhagya scheme in the north eastern state to provide electricity connections to 1.75 lakh families....

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EESL to procure 10mn prepaid meters to be deployed in U.P

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2017

The government plans to procure 10 million pre-paid meters to be deployed in Uttar Pradesh as part of the Saubhagya scheme, which aims to add more than 40 million households to the power grid by...

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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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