saubhagya scheme


State power ministers resolve to electrify all households by Dec-end: Singh

Jul 03 2018

Singh said power ministers of states and union territories are unanimous on achieving 100 per cent household electrification by December 2018 end.

All families to get electricity connection by December: R K Singh

May 01 2018

The government will be able to provide electricity connections to all households by December as per the target under the Saubhagya scheme, Power Minister R K Singh said.

Chidambaram calls govt claim of 100% electrification "complete jumla"

Apr 30 2018

Chidambaram said Modi's claim of achieving 100 percent electrification is a "complete jumla" and accused him of taking credit for work done by the previous regimes.

All villages in India electrified: PM Modi

Apr 30 2018

More than seven decades after independence, India has achieved electrification of all its villages after electricity reached Leisang village in Manipur.

Training programme launched to boost electricity-to-all scheme

Mar 27 2018

A training programme has been launched in six states to skill manpower in the power sector to support the 16,320-crore 'Saubhagya' scheme.

Govt to use mobile app for on-the-spot power connections

Jan 12 2018

The govt will use a mobile phone application to provide on-the-spot power connections to 4 cr families under PM Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya scheme).

All villages in Bihar electrified: CM Nitish Kumar

Dec 27 2017

Nitish said all villages of Bihar were now electrified and added that every household in the state would have a free power connection by the end of the next calendar yr.

Govt plans to allow consumers to switch power service cos

Dec 03 2017

Consumers will be able to change their power suppliers just like telecom services, after proposed amendment to the existing Electricity Act is approved, Singh said.

India Markets Weekahead: Nifty in "sell on rally" mode

Oct 02 2017

Markets registered sharp losses during the week as geopolitical worries continued along with persistent selling by FIIs. Weakness in the rupee also dampened sentiment.

No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to rise by 24GW

Sep 27 2017

The govt 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.

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