PM Narendra Modi reviews the implementation of micro credit scheme for street vendors
The PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) aims at facilitating a collateral free working capital loan of up to Rs 10,000 of one-year tenure, to help street vendors resume their businesses post lockdown. The review meet was informed that over 2.6 lakh applications have been received, over 64,000 have been sanctioned and over 5,500 have been disbursed.
CIL and Railways advised to prioritize fuel supply to pithead plants
Government has asked CIL and Railways to facilitate fuel supply to pithe...
Care Ratings: Power generation to grow at 7% in FY19
Care also expects demand for imported thermal coal to normalize going forward as supply ...
Budget 2019: All identified 2.5 cr unelectrified households to be energised by March, says Piyush Goyal
All identified 2.5 crore households will be energised by March as the task under the Saubhagya scheme has almost been completed, said Financ...
India to achieve universal household electrification by January-end
India is all set to achieve 100 per cent household electrification by this month end.
Watch: Modi's Saubhagya scheme in Rajasthan is a work in progress
Household electrification under progress in Rajasthan, 84,000 houses yet to be electrified under Saubhagya scheme in Udaipur district. Ajmer...
Why missing this target may not be so bad after all
In UP, the highest amount of electrification - 23.7 lakh consumers was done by Poorvanchal Discom, covering east UP. The discom had a target of 42 lakh households.
Govt says all geared up for '24X7 Power for All'; Industry wants coal & pricing pains plugged
After 100 per cent household electrification under the government's ambitious 'Saubhagya' scheme, the next big policy move for the sector could be the proposed electricity amendment bill that provides for separation of carriage and content business.
Govt racing to meet targets in PM’s two signature schemes
Narendra Modi government wants to complete the work by December to finish the record task of constructing 30 lakh rural houses and electrifying 94 lakh
States to get Rs 100 cr award for being efficient under Saubhagya scheme
Apart from discoms, the employees would also collectively get Rs 50 lakh award for completing the task of electrifying household under the Saubhagaya scheme.
Saubhagya scheme: UP's Kheri district stays at bottom of electricity drive
A UP district would qualify as India's dark spot as it has the most un-electrified households in India.
Discom losses down 70% to Rs 17K cr, says report
According to the Deutsche Bank Market Research report, UDAY scheme has also helped discoms cut aggregate technical and commercial losses by 5 per cent.
Electrifying villages: UP, Bihar to be big test for Saubhagya scheme
Sharma said while 6.5 lakh electricity connections had been provided in the past 14 years in UP, the BJP govt led by Yogi Adityanath had given out 36 lakh electricity connections in the last one year.
Power Ministry to meet states on Wednesday for Saubhagya implementation
The meeting will discuss the present status of household electrification, state-wise existing schemes, states' preparedness and implementation plans, a senior government official said.
Saubhagya scheme to create additional power demand of 28,000 MW in the country
There will be requirement of additional power of about 28,000-mw and additional energy of about 80,000 million units per annum.