As many as 5,000 households in Sirsa, Fatehabad, Hisar and Bhiwani, considered to be affluent districts of Haryana, are still without electricity in this era of technology.
Energy and development experts from across Africa and beyond have called for renewed urgency in the drive to light up and power the continent.
State-run Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) is targeting to increase the exposure to the renewable energy segment in its total loan book to 4-5 per cent by 2022, a top company official said.
For around 3,00,000 households in eight districts of south Odisha, a power connection still remains a dream.
Undergoing the initial stages of the Saubhagya scheme, discoms of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have already flagged rising rural supply as key a contributor towards mounting aggregate technical
11,988 villages provided electricity in nearly four years since BJP came to power
The African Development Bank, (AfDB) says that no fewer than 650 million Africans currently live without electricity.
Koraput: Residents of at least 20 villages in Laxmipur block in the district have demanded resumption of bauxite mining at the Kodingamali hill situated in the area.
Bijnor: With flickering light of a lantern in their backdrop, a group of sugarcane farmers in a Bijnor village huddled together to listen to 8pm Hindi news on a radio, fuelled by pencil batteries.
PANJIM: Though Goa achieved 100 per cent electrification in 2015, along with another 14 States/union territories, the Electricity Department on Monday said it is in the process of electrifying a sm
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