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May 24, 2018
In UP's Sairpur Para village the promise of electricity lies fallen by the waysideElectricity poles lie strewn around in Sairpur Para village, in Faizabad district’s Bikapur block, creating a menace for its residents. These are poles that have not been erected, but lie about, fallen, on the ground, like battered soldiers who chose not to fight the war and collapsed instead.
Apr 20, 2018
India’s rural electrification puzzle: Truth behind government's claim of taking power to 78% village householdsThe discrepancy between the numbers of villages electrified and the actual rural households that receive electricity could be attributed to the definition of "electrification of a village."
Feb 22, 2018
Saubhagya scheme: Govt to miss 2019 target to electrify all households at current rate, could take as long as 2022At current rates of electrification, it will take more than four years to provide power to all rural households alone under the Saubhagya scheme.
Sep 26, 2017
Saubhagya scheme may help BJP in 2019 polls, but is another instance of Modi govt repackaging UPA's ideasSaubhagya will revive the UPA scheme from 2005, leaving Narendra Modi open to the charge that his government has done little beyond repackaging the previous government's schemes
Sep 26, 2017
Narendra Modi’s Rs 16,000 cr power play: A win-win for BJP and the poor but in the hurry, do not create Nagla FatelasA significant number of villages such as Nagla Fatela have been classified as electrified but power remains a distant dream for majority of the households in those villages
Apr 03, 2016
Government exploring ways to fast-track rural electrificationThe government is exploring ways to fast-track rural electrification in Odisha, Bihar, Arunachal, Jharkhand Assam, which have most un-electrified villages.
Mar 28, 2016
Centre powers 7,000 villages, achieves rural electrification targetThe Power Ministry on Monday said out of remaining 11,440 villages, it has achieved the target of electrifying 7,000 villages in the current fiscal.
Apr 03, 2015
Bond sales gain traction, jump 30% to $14.9 bn in Jan-MarIn total the rupee-denominated bonds touched Rs 76,820 crore in the January-March quarter, up 33.3 percent compared to the same period last year when it had stood at Rs 57,630 crore.