196 Villages Electrified last week under DDUGJY



196 Villages Electrified last week under DDUGJY

196 villages have been electrified across the 
country during last week (from 21st to 27th March 

2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna 

(DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 75 in 

Assam, 22 in Arunachal Pradesh , 22 in Bihar, 20 in 

Chhattisgarh,16 in Odisha, 16 in Jharkhand , 11 villages 

in Uttar Pradesh, 9 in Madhya Pradesh , 4 in Manipur 

and 1 in Rajasthan. The progress of ongoing 

electrification process can be tracked on 





An update on ongoing electrification process

In view of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s 

address to nation, on Independence Day, Government of 

India has decided to electrify remaining 18,452 un-

electrified villages within 1000 days i.e. by 01st May, 2018.  
The project has been taken on mission mode and strategy 

for electrification consists of squeezing the 

implementation schedule to 12 months and also dividing 

village electrification process in 12 Stage milestones with 

defined timelines for monitoring.

During 2015-16, 7012 villages have been electrified 


till date. Out of remaining 11440 villages, 7843 villages 


are to be electrified through grid, 3148 villages are to be 


electrified through off- grid where grid solutions are out 


of reach due to geographical barriers and 449 villages are 

to be electrified by State Govt own. Total 1654 villages 

were electrified during April 2015 to 14th Aug 2015 and 

after taking initiative by Government of India for taking it 

on mission mode,  5358 additional villages have been 

electrified from 15th August 2015 to 27th March 2016.   In 

order to expedite the progress further, a close monitoring 

is being done through Gram Vidyut Abhiyanta (GVA) and 

various actions are also being taken on regular basis  like 

reviewing the progress on monthly basis during the RPM 

meeting, sharing of list of villages which are at the stage of 

under energisation with the state Discom, identifying the 

villages where milestone progress are delayed. 

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