India on track to electrify every village by 2018

India’s power ministry has announced that more than 7,000 villages were connected to electric power supplies during the 2015-16 financial year, putting the government on track to achieve prime minister Narendra Modi’s goal of bringing power to every Indian village by May 2018. Under the ambitious Deenadayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) scheme, previously known … Continue reading India on track to electrify every village by 2018