Friday, 21 July 2017

Free electricity connections released to 2.63 crore BPL Households under DDUGJY; a total of 6,015 villages were electrified in 2016-17: Shri Piyush Goyal

Minister of State (ICfor Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed the House that under Rural Electrification component of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), 2.63 crore BPL Households have been electrified till 30.06.2017.



Free electricity connections released to BPL HHs under
RE Component of DDUGJY
SlNo.
Name of State
Free electricity connections released to BPL HHs (Nos.)
1
Andhra Pradesh
2648777
2
Arunachal Pradesh
51621
3
Assam
1210211
4
Bihar
4339872
5
Chhattisgarh
1149542
6
Gujarat
843104
7
Haryana
198580
8
Himachal Pradesh
16290
9
J&K
69148
10
Jharkhand
1277605
11
Karnataka
987629
12
Kerala
150305
13
Madhya Pradesh
1803951
14
Maharashtra
1221350
15
Manipur
70187
16
Meghalaya
104457
17
Mizoram
29710
18
Nagaland
54484
19
Odisha
2845434
20
Punjab
92988
21
Rajasthan
1227216
22
Sikkim
13601
23
Tamil Nadu
502394
24
Telangana
708865
25
Tripura
148368
26
Uttar Pradesh
2110609
27
Uttarakhand
237921
28
West Bengal
2211040
Total
2,63,25,259


Answering to a separate question in Lok Sabha today, Shri Goyal also informed that as per information provided by the States, as on 30.06.2017, there are 3,618 un-electrified census villages left out of the total 18,452. He further added that a total of 6,015 villages were electrified in 2016-17The details of villages electrified are as given below:

State-wise details of villages electrified during 2016-17
SrNo.
State
2016-17
1
Arunachal Pradesh
175
2
Assam
1,218
3
Bihar
556
4
294
5
Himachal Pradesh
27
6
J & K
5
7
Jharkhand
1,104
8
Karnataka
14
9
Madhya Pradesh
159
10
Manipur
121
11
Meghalaya
681
12
Mizoram
24
13
Nagaland
76
14
Odisha
1,092
15
Rajasthan
263
16
Tripura
17
17
Uttar Pradesh
162
18
Uttarakhand
18
19
West Bengal
9
Total
6,015



Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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