Commitment to provide electricity to un-electrified households by 2019 | R K Singh

MoS RK Singh

Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy Shri R K Singh said that the government was committed to providing electricity to un-electrified households by 2019. He said that out of the 18,450 villages without electricity, more than 16,800 has been given power supply till now.

Speaking to reporters at Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Mr Singh said that the “Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana” also called “Saubhagya”, launched in September last year, was a move towards this goal and that about 4 crore households would benefit from it.

 

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