The Power Department has taken up a number of initiatives to electrify the Rural areas of the State under the flagship programme of RGGVY and DDUGJY.
Under RGGVY, electrification works of 8348 nos. of un-electrified villages completed, 12841 nos. of partially electrified villages completed, electricity connections to 1214398 nos. of BPL household are released at free of cost. Further, GOI has sanctioned 11 districts for electrification of 602 nos. of un-electrified villages and 37 nos. of SAGY villages under DDUGJY. The total project cost sanctioned is Rs.317.86 Cr. Under which Electrification in 75 nos. of un-electrified (UE) villages is completed.