276 Villages Electrified last week under DDUGJY
Ministry of Power has electrified 276 villages across the country last week (from 11th to 17thJanuary 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna ( DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 139 villages belong to Assam, 25 villages to Bihar, 21 to Jharkhand, 60 to Odisha, 30 to Uttar Pradesh and one village fall in the state of Rajasthan. The progress of ongoing electrification process can be tracked on http://garv.gov.in/dashboard
In view of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s address to nation, on Independence Day, Government of India has decided to electrify remaining 18,452 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, ‘GARV’ Mobile App was launched by Shri Piyush Goyal recently. The App can be downloaded from the ‘Google Play Store’ at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.phonegap.kyrovidyut
Ministry of Power 19-January, 2016