Naxal-hit, re­mote vil­lages to get off-grid power

The Financial Express - - ECONOMY -

The govern­ment is con­nect­ing vil­lages in naxal-hit and in­ac­ces­si­ble ar­eas with off-grid power so­lu­tion un­der its power for all ini­tia­tive, power min­is­ter Piyush Goyal said on Fri­day. "The vil­lages in Naxal af­fected ar­eas and other such in­ac­ces­si­ble re­gions are be­ing ex­pe­di­tiously con­nected with off-grid power so­lu­tions," Goyal told the mem­bers while chair­ing a meet­ing of Con­sul­ta­tive Com­mit­tee at­tached to min­istries of power and new & re­new­able en­ergy.

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