Electrification Targets

Electrification Targets 39

Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) scheme has so far attracted 22 states. As on 28.02.2018, it has released Rs 466.86 crore to five states as adhoc advance under the scheme. The scheme aims to achieve universal household electrification by providing last mile connectivity and electricity connections to all households in rural and all poor households in urban areas. All remaining un-electrified households are targeted for electrification by 31.03.2019.