25 states achieve electrification under SAUBHAGYA

MoP has announce that 25 states have achieved 100 per cent household electrification under the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (SAUBHAGYA) as of December 31, 2018 – the deadline set under the scheme. Over 1 million households are left to be electrified in four states – Assam, Rajasthan, Meghalaya, and Chhattisgarh. The central government expects the electrification of remaining households to be completed by January 26, 2019. Notably, the maximum number of households at 7.4 million have been electrified in Uttar Pradesh.

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