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
Arunachal Pradesh 1578 301 1277 0
Assam 2892 1432 1460 0
Bihar 2747 1867 880 0
Chhattisgarh 1080 445 635 0
Himachal Pradesh 35 9 19 7
Jammu & Kashmir 134 27 107 0
Jharkhand 2525 982 1543 0
Karnataka 39 2 37 0
Madhya Pradesh 472 290 175 7
Manipur 276 88 188 0
Meghalaya 912 112 800 0
Mizoram 58 16 42 0
Nagaland 82 0 82 0
Odisha 3474 1366 1675 433
Rajasthan 495 240 243 12
Tripura 26 9 17 0
Uttar Pradesh 1529 1356 173 0
Uttarakhand 76 0 76 0
West Bengal 22 8 14 0
G-Total 18452 8550 9443 459

 


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