Power Ministry Electrifies 51 Villages in Uttar Pradesh

Ministry of Power has electrified 51 villages in Uttar Pradesh last week under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna. Out of  these electrified villages, 34 belong to Bareli district and other 17 villages falls in Mainpuri district of the state. “51 villages electrified in Uttar Pradesh last week under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana”, Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, said in his tweet.


In view of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s address to nation, on Independence Day, Government of India has decided to electrify remaining 18,500 unelectrified villages by 01st May, 2018. The project has been taken on mission mode and strategy for electrification consists of squeezed implementation schedule of 12 months with 12 Stage milestones for village electrification monitoring with defined timelines.

For providing real time updated data of ongoing electrification process to all users and stakeholders, ‘Grameen Vidyutikaran’ Mobile App was launched by Shri Piyush Goyal recently.

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