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Ministry of Power
27-April-2012 16:38 IST
Electrification of Villages

 

 

As per census 2001, the total number of inhabited villages were 5,93,732  in the country. 4,74,162 villages were electrified and 1,19,570  villages did not  have electricity.   Based on Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) received from State Governments, under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY), 576 projects for electrification of 1,10,886 un/de-electrified villages were sanctioned  during 10th and 11th Plan in the country including tribal and hilly areas. Cumulatively, as on 31.03.2012, the electrification works in 1,04,496 un/de-electrified villages including tribal and hilly areas have been completed.  The details of villages covered and electrified, State-wise, is given below:-

 

State-wise coverage and achievements of electrification of un/de-electrified villages under RGGVY as on 31.03.2012

Sl. No.

Name of State

Un/de-electrified villages

 Coverage

Achievement

Balance

1

Andhra Pradesh*

0

0

0

2

Arunachal Pradesh

2129

1313

816

3

Assam

8326

7829

497

4

Bihar

22509

22029

480

5

Chhattisgarh

1468

857

611

6

Gujarat*

0

0

0

7

Haryana*

0

0

0

8

Himachal Pradesh

95

78

17

9

Jammu & Kashmir

239

148

91

10

Jharkhand

19281

17905

1376

11

Karnataka

61

61

0

12

Kerala*

0

0

0

13

Madhya Pradesh

679

504

175

14

Maharashtra*

0

0

0

15

Manipur

882

616

266

16

Meghalaya

1866

1172

694

17

Mizoram

137

89

48

18

Nagaland

105

79

26

19

Odisha

14747

14226

521

20

Punjab*

0

0

0

21

Rajasthan

4350

3999

351

22

Sikkim

25

25

0

23

Tamil Nadu*

0

0

0

24

Tripura

148

127

21

25

Uttar Pradesh

27891

27759

132

26

Uttarakhand

1511

1511

0

27

West Bengal

4437

4169

268

 Total

110886

104496

6390

*

In the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, Punjab, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, all the villages were electrified prior to launch of RGGVY. As such no un/de-electrified village was proposed in the DPR. However, intensive electrification work of partly electrified villages have been taken up in these States.

In addition to 576 projects, 69 projects (33 new projects and 36 supplementary projects) have also been sanctioned under Phase-II of RGGVY in November/December 2011 for electrification of 1587 un/de-electrified villages in the country including tribal and hilly areas. There is no upfront allocation of funds for any State/district under RGGVY. Funds are released against sanctioned projects in instalments based on the reported utilization of amount in the previous instalment(s) and fulfillment of other conditionalities. The details of funds released under RGGVY during the 11thPlan period, state-wise, are given below:-

 

State-wise and Year-wise details of funds* released during XI Plan period under RGGVY

 

Sr. No.

Name of State

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

 2011-12

Total                       (including amount disbursed prior to 2007-08)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1

Andhra Pradesh

266.43

80.58

158.28

155.10

31.46

793.82

2

Arunachal Pradesh

179.83

92.70

225.27

165.54

40.01

705.60

3

Assam

65.47

510.05

459.62

698.42

553.53

2327.63

4

Bihar

746.73

695.90

697.41

580.38

304.22

3878.91

5

Chhattisgarh

50.92

100.08

333.56

163.65

119.84

821.17

6

Gujarat

17.93

52.38

94.32

76.80

30.62

285.64

7

Haryana

24.66

37.10

60.67

21.27

20.97

177.75

8

Himachal Pradesh

0.14

79.28

122.46

59.90

21.25

290.55

9

Jammu & Kashmir

29.81

181.17

363.92

67.32

75.56

737.37

10

Jharkhand

595.86

1068.58

750.48

161.89

116.54

2979.62

11

Karnataka

325.43

68.10

67.60

62.92

48.95

732.43

12

Kerala

0.10

0.84

10.59

31.89

0.00

63.45

13

Madhya Pradesh

156.17

185.88

416.47

288.27

431.00

1584.47

14

Maharashtra

16.80

139.53

200.77

162.08

55.00

584.40

15

Manipur

5.31

39.36

63.17

95.95

80.12

297.17

16

Meghalaya

19.93

12.20

129.38

86.86

105.05

353.42

17

Mizoram

0.00

78.31

81.02

78.28

0.00

238.24

18

Nagaland

5.39

54.40

59.26

61.86

28.14

213.47

19

Odisha

176.80

994.65

998.65

605.74

390.31

3232.06

20

Punjab

0.00

56.90

0.00

0.00

0.00

59.90

21

Rajasthan

181.18

290.50

159.10

83.58

221.54

1078.97

22

Sikkim

0.00

43.74

44.90

43.62

40.62

172.88

23

Tamil Nadu

100.77

16.76

119.30

39.12

41.41

317.36

24

Tripura

0.00

24.28

52.29

33.96

52.39

164.00

25

Uttar Pradesh

565.26

86.84

192.92

72.45

95.50

3368.54

26

Uttarakhand

137.66

78.53

102.06

9.69

0.00

664.65

27

West Bengal

81.17

623.35

619.18

508.95

168.01

2320.79

 Total

3749.75

5691.99

6582.65

4415.49

3072.04

28444.26

*including loan component.

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Power Shri K. C. Venugopal  in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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