Electrified 15,183 villages till November 30: Minister

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By Sarkaritel December 20, 2017 09:56


New Delhi, Dec 20 The government has electrified 15,183 villages till November 30, 2017, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

According to Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy Raj Kumar Singh as on 1st April, 2015, there were 18,452 un-electrified villages in the country.

“… As on 1st April, 2015, there were 18,452 un-electrified villages in the country and as on 30th November, 2017, 15,183 villages have been electrified and 1,052 villages have been found uninhabited. All un-electrified villages are targeted for electrification by 1st May, 2018,” the minister said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

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By Sarkaritel December 20, 2017 09:56