Question raised in Lok Sabha on National Rural Electrification Scheme, 25/02/2016
Question raised in Lok Sabha on National Rural Electrification Scheme, 25/02/2016. Ministry of Power does not have any scheme by the name National Rural Electrification Scheme (NRES). However, the work of rural electrification are done under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY). Cumulatively, as on 31.01.2016, electrification works in 1,13,505 villages have been completed. The State-wise details are given at Annex-I. 5686 un-electrified villages are to be electrified in 2015-16. The State-wise details are given at Annex-II. Apart from village electrification, DDUGJY scheme includes strengthening of sub-transmission, distribution and feeder separation facilitating reliable and quality power supply to villages.