A state-level panel of the government on Tuesday approved the detailed project reports (DPRs) for electrification of 9,524 habitations in Jammu and Kashmir, having a population of 100 and more, und

The Andhra Pradesh Government has charted out plans to provide 100 per cent electrification in the rural habitations and remotely located agency areas without power supply.

This is the Forty First Report on Implementation of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana pertaining to the Ministry of Power presented by the Standing Committee on Energy.

Eight million people affected, 17 lives lost; Ganjam bears brunt of cyclone

Cyclone Phailin, which made a landfall on the southern coast of Odisha at around 8:30 pm on Saturday at a windspeed of 200 km an hour, affected a cultivable area of 0.5 million hectares and damaged 80 per cent of the power transmission infrastructure in the coastal areas.

Aid targets revamping electricity distribution network, especially in rural areas

The World Bank has shown keen interest in financing Bihar Government's ambitious project to revamp power infrastructure. The state government is planning to invest around Rs 25,000 crore under this project, for which it has sought funds from various financial institutions.

The Power Ministry has revamped the UPA Government’s flagship Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) scheme to facilitate electricity to smaller hamlets and cover more below poverty line

Apart from that, the state government has also planned to spend Rs 150 cr on generation, according to the first supplementary budget of the state govt

Just before the national election year, the Nitish Kumar led Bihar Government has decided to put major emphasis on renovation of the rackety power infrastructure in the state. It has sanctioned more than Rs . 2,000 crore for this purpose in the current fiscal.

Minister of State for Power, Technical Education and Rural Development, Vikar Rasool today said that every un-electrified village would be provided with electricity under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidut

This study by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation explores sustainable low-carbon growth paths and delineates findings and interpretations for two low-carbon growth scenario - moderate and aggressive, compared with a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario.

As Odisha gears up to meet additional power demand of 3517 Mw for rural electrification during the 12th Plan, it is facing a challenge to raise Rs 7500 crore needed to create matching transmission infrastructure.

The additional internal power demand of 3517 Mw is projected to be created by rural electrification taken up under Rajeev Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) and Biju Gram Jyoti Yojana (BGJY). This is over and above the current peak power demand of the state pegged at 3500 Mw.