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Feb 04, 2019
This village in UP counters government's 100% rural electrification claimWhile the SAUBHAGYA website, equipped with an electrification tracker, claims that 100% of rural households in Uttar Pradesh have been electrified under the scheme, Chirayigaon has only 413 electrified households as of 2017. Presently, all 5563 households in the block are said to have been electrified after the release of 5150 connections under this scheme, but there are no official records for the number of houses that are not covered – only personal tales of misery.
Jan 21, 2019
India set to achieve 100% household electrification by Jan-end under Saubhagya scheme; official says only 3.58 lakh homes await powerIndia is all set to achieve 100 percent household electrification by the month end, with 2.44 crore families having received power connections out of the targeted 2.48 crore under the Rs 16,320-crore Saubhagya scheme, an official said. The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) was launched in September 2017.
Jan 20, 2019
India likely to achieve 100% household electrification by month-end; 2.44 cr households get power connections under Saubhagya schemeAchieving 100 percent household electrification was one of the aims of the present government.
Nov 21, 2018
All households to be electrified by December-end against earlier target of March 2019, says power minister R K SinghThe Union and the state power ministers in a meeting in July had decided to provide electricity connections to all families by December 2018 against the earlier target of March 2019.
Aug 07, 2018
Adani Power's net loss widens by 82% to Rs 825 crore in Q1; total income declines to Rs 3,959.40 croreAdani Power's consolidated net loss stood at Rs 452.84 crore in the quarter ended June of the previous fiscal, a BSE filing said
Jul 09, 2018
Power ministry mulls Rs 50 crore reward for discoms under Saubhagya schemeThe power ministry is mulling a reward of Rs 50 lakh for state utilities employees and a grant of Rs 50 crore for discoms which will meet household electrification target under Saubhagya scheme at the earliest.
Apr 14, 2018
Gap between skilled and unskilled, rural and urban, online and offline is reducing; Bharat no longer backbencher of growth storyProactive and agile policy frameworks have already played a key role in India’s growth based on utilising its technological framework and are now leading to an empowered Bharat.
Sep 27, 2017
Govt clarifies no free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to rise by 28GWThe govt on Wednesday said power will not be provided free of cost to any category of consumer under the recently launched Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to all
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
Saubhagya scheme: Electricity to all households a positive move, but can Modi govt resist subsidy?It would be interesting to see if any state decides not to subsidise this power supplied to the poor