Budget 2020: Govt proposes Rs 22,000-cr outlay for power, renewable energy sector in FY21; consumers can choose service provider soon
Last month, the power ministry asked states to reduce power tariff of consumers having smart metres.
While 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.
India set to achieve 100% household electrification by Jan-end under Saubhagya scheme; official says only 3.58 lakh homes await power
India 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.
India likely to achieve 100% household electrification by month-end; 2.44 cr households get power connections under Saubhagya scheme
Achieving 100 percent household electrification was one of the aims of the present government.
All households to be electrified by December-end against earlier target of March 2019, says power minister R K Singh
The 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.
Adani Power's net loss widens by 82% to Rs 825 crore in Q1; total income declines to Rs 3,959.40 crore
Adani Power's consolidated net loss stood at Rs 452.84 crore in the quarter ended June of the previous fiscal, a BSE filing said
The 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.
Gap between skilled and unskilled, rural and urban, online and offline is reducing; Bharat no longer backbencher of growth story
Proactive 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.
The 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
Saubhagya scheme may help BJP in 2019 polls, but is another instance of Modi govt repackaging UPA's ideas
Saubhagya 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
It would be interesting to see if any state decides not to subsidise this power supplied to the poor
Keeping with traditions of the BJP's National Executive meetings, proceedings were not telecast live. An astute politician like Modi wouldn't like to announce populist, big money schemes when they aren't being publicised or broadcast live
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana 'Saubhagya' electricity scheme to provide 24x7 power to all families in India.
Narendra Modi launches 'Saubhagya' scheme; promises complete electrification of India by December 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana on the occasion of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay's birth anniversary.