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160 Villages Electrified last week; 42% increase over week before

160 Villages Electrified last week; 42% increase over week before

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Ministry of Power has electrified 160 villages last week (ending on 2nd January 2016) in the country. Out of these electrified villages, 57 villages in Chhattisgarh, 40 in Odisha, 27 in Bihar, 16 in Rajasthan, 9 in Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh each and one village falls in states of Tripura and Assam each. Electrification of 160 villages resulted in overall increase of 42 percent over the week before of ongoing electrification process under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna( DDUGJY). In his tweet, Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy said, “Happy to share that we electrified 160 villages last week, an increase of 42% over the week before”.

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Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network

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