Government to achieve 100% household electrification ahead of Republic Day, says official

Government to achieve 100% household electrification ahead of Republic Day, says official

Government has already energised 2.39 crore out of the targeted 2.49 crore households under Rs 16,320 crore Saubhagya scheme

PTI
  • Jan 01, 2019,
  • Updated Jan 01, 2019, 8:23 AM IST

The government is likely to achieve its 100 per cent household electrification target in the country ahead of Republic Day as it has already energised 2.39 crore out of the targeted 2.49 crore households under Rs 16,320 crore Saubhagya scheme, an official said Monday.

"The 100 per cent household electrification under 'Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana' (Saubhagya) would be achieved ahead of Republic day (January 26, 2019). The government has energised 2.39 crore households under the scheme till today," the official said.

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