SHILLONG: Implementation of the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY), popularly referred to as the rural electrification scheme, has been progressing at a snail’s pace affecting the rural people of Meghalaya.

According to officials associated with RGGVY, the central scheme is facing hurdles in its implementation for the last three areas, especially in laying transmission line and outsourcing of bill collection through franchisees.