145 villages have been electrified across the country during last week ended 26 June 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 67 villages belong to Assam, 16 in Jharkhand, 29 in Meghalaya, 8 in Rajasthan, 11 in Odisha, 3 in Madhya Pradesh, 8 in Bihar, 2 in Chhattisgarh and 1 in Uttar Pradesh. This is part of electrification of 18,452 unelectrified villages within 1,000 days DDUGIY mission that would end on 10 May 2018. Total 1,654 villages were electrified during April 2015 to 15 August 2015 and 6,875 additional villages thereafter till 26 June 2016.
As of 26 June, 8,529 villages have been electrified. Out of remaining 9,923 villages, 459 villages are uninhabitated. Of the balance 9,464 villages, 6,374 villages are to be electrified through grid, 2,754 villages to be electrified through off- grid where grid solutions are out of reach due to geographical barriers and 336 villages are to be electrified by respective state governments. In order to expedite the progress further, a close monitoring is being done through Gram Vidyut Abhiyanta (GVA) and various actions are also being taken on regular basis, like reviewing the progress on monthly basis during the RPM meeting, identifying the villages where milestone progress are delayed. Of the 9,443 villages yet to be electrified, 6,374 would be under grid whereas 2,754 would be off grid as grid solutions are out reach in these villages due to various reasons.
|DDUGJY Factsheet as on 26 June 2016
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|State||Total UE Villages||Electrified||To be Electrified||Uninhabited|
|Jammu & Kashmir||134||27||107||0|