Saubhagya Scheme

Power, Solar Sector, Discoms in Focus in Parliament. Here Is What Was Said.

The answers by Power Minister R.K. Singh in parliament yesterday, while placing on record the hard figures when it comes to the power sector and renewables, particularly solar power, also underscored the minister’s continued confidence in India meeting its renewable energy goals. We take a look at the key takeaways. The Saubhagya scheme, or the […]

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Solar Packs To Reach Over 300 Van Gurjars’ Families in UP Reserve

As many as 391 Van Gurjars families residing in Amangarh area of Uttar Pradesh will get solar power packs as logistic problem does not allow them to have access to electricity by conventional means. According to officials, each power pack costs Rs 47,000 and will be provided to each Van Gurjar family under PM Saubhaagya […]

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Power Minister Distributes Solar Study Lamps to Students

RK Singh has inaugurated the Assembly & Distribution Centre for Solar Study Lamps at Mahuli village in Arrah. On the occasion of 127th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, the Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh has distributed solar study lamps to students in Bihar. Emphasizing the importance of renewable […]

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Power Ministry, Skill India Join Hands to Support ‘Saubhagya’ Scheme

The scheme aims to achieve universal household electrification in all parts of the country in a time bound manner. Giving a further fillip to the Government’s mission of bringing electricity to every household and to empower the rural youth, Power Ministry has partnered with the Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Ministry to train the manpower in six […]

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Manipur is the Recently Added State to be Benefitted by Saubhagya Scheme

The scheme is set to make electricity affordable for “The poorest of the poor” and promised 24×7 power supply by March 2019. State of Manipur is now included in the list of states to bestowed with the Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to India’s each and every household. Minister for Power and New […]

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Saubhagya Scheme to Be in Spotlight at Power Ministers’ Meet

Four crore households are estimated to be electrified under the Saubhagya scheme. Around 90 per cent of these are located in 7 States namely Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Assam. The Centre is expected to ask states to submit their plans and funding requirements for providing electricity to four crore families […]

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