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Government of India
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
12-August-2013 16:23 IST
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The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has been implementing Remote Village Electrification (RVE) Programme for providing financial support for lighting/basic electrification in those remote unelectrified census villages and unelectrified hamlets of el

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has been implementing Remote Village Electrification (RVE) Programme for providing financial support for lighting/basic electrification in those remote unelectrified census villages and unelectrified hamlets of electrified census villages where grid extension was not found feasible by the State Governments and hence were not covered under the Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana. Under the programme, 12771 nos. of villages/hamlets have been sanctioned and 10154 nos. of villages and hamlets are reported to be completed as on 30th June 2013.

 

The State/UT wise details of villages/hamlets sanctioned, reported to be completed and CFA released are given below.

Sl. No.

State

No. of villages and hamlets sanctioned

No. of villages and hamlets reported to be completed

CFA released

(Rs. In Lakh)**

1.

Arunachal Pradesh

298

297

1584.08

2.

Andhra Pradesh

13

13

146.97

2.

Assam

2192

1883

11580.1

3.

Chhattisgarh

682

568

3435.97

4.

Delhi*

0

0

24.96

5.

Goa

19

19

10.24

6.

Gujarat

38

38

88.88

7.

Haryana

286

286

276.42

8.

Himachal Pradesh

22

21

251.88

9.

Jammu & Kashmir

471

349

7819.99

10.

Jharkhand

720

493

6877.2

11.

Karnataka

79

30

174.98

12.

Kerala

607

607

340.65

13.

Madhya Pradesh

623

515

3465.16

14.

Maharashtra

353

340

3629.7

15.

Manipur

240

240

2329.19

16.

Meghalaya

163

149

863.85

17.

Mizoram

20

20

144.75

18.

Nagaland

11

11

100.817

19.

Orissa

1743

950

5788.85

20.

Rajasthan

430

382

2811.46

21.

Sikkim

13

13

16.64

22.

Tamil Nadu

184

131

433.76

23.

Tripura

1029

842

4989.38

24.

Uttarakhand

818

594

2414.34

25.

Uttar Pradesh

507

184

3808.86

26.

West Bengal

1210

1179

8075.5

Total

12771

10154

71484.577

* Funds may be released for carrying out evaluation of the scheme.

 

This information was given by the Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdullah in the Rajya Sabha today.

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