Only 28,500 households left to be electrified: Govt
Target Of 2.5 Crore Expected To Be Met By February-End
New Delhi: Just about 28,500 or 0.1% of households in a clutch of five districts across the country remain unelectrified amid expectation that full electrification will be completed by the month-end, bringing to conclusion an ambitious project to take electricity to all villages.
Data on the government website showed that around 8,500 households were yet to be electrified in Rajasthan’s Udaipur. In Chhattisgarh, around 20,000 households need to be provided connections in Bijapur, Narayanpur, Dantewada and Sukma, which are severely hit by Left-wing extremism. The remaining households are spread over 553 villages.
The overall pace of the scheme’s target to deliver electricity connections to 2.5 crore households indicates