Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Electrification of Villages, 20/03/2017
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Electrification of Villages, 20/03/2017. As reported by States, there were 18,452 un-electrified villages in the country, as on 1st April, 2015. Out of these 12,364 villages have been electrified, as on 28.02.2017. The State-wise names of un-electrified villages including those in Odisha and Uttarakhand is available at http://garv.gov.in/dashboard/ue. State-wise number of un-electrified villages is furnished at Annexure-I. Funds are released against sanctioned projects, in instalments, based on achieving the specified milestones and fulfillment of other conditionalities. The State-wise funds released under DDUGJY including the RE component since 2014-15 are given at Annexure-II.