Saubhagya Scheme

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PM Modi to launch several development projects in Arunachal Pradesh

08 Feb 2019

PM Modi to launch several development projects in Arunachal Pradesh

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to inaugurate Arunachal Pradesh's first dedicated TV channel - DD Arunprabha - at the Doordarshan Kendra (DDK) in Itanagar.

PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday

07 Feb 2019

PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several projects and lay foundation of many vital schemes in Arunachal Pradesh during his visit to the north-eastern state on Saturday, officials said today.

PM Modi in J&K: Electricity, education, healthcare for all

03 Feb 2019

PM Modi in J&K: Electricity, education, healthcare for all

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir, declared that the state had become one of the first in the country to achieve 100% electrification of households under the Center's Saubhagya Scheme.

PM Modi's letters to poor has troubled Opposition. But why?

25 Jan 2019

PM Modi's letters to poor has troubled Opposition. But why?

To celebrate the 100-day mark of Ayushman Bharat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious health insurance scheme, hundreds of poor have received letters signed by him, a move which has rattled the Opposition.

#PolicyExplainer: Free electricity connections to un-electrified households under Saubhagya scheme

31 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: Free electricity connections to un-electrified households under Saubhagya scheme

In India, despite the launch of a number of electrification schemes over the years, lakhs of households in rural and urban areas still lack access to electricity.

Minister says UP will achieve 100% electrification by December end

23 Dec 2018

Minister says UP will achieve 100% electrification by December end

On Sunday, Uttar Pradesh power minister Srikant Sharma told the press that the state would be achieving 100% electrification by the end of December.

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about government's Saubhagya Scheme

25 Aug 2018

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about government's Saubhagya Scheme

Over the years, several schemes for electrification have been launched in India, yet, there are millions of households in the country without electricity.

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about government's Saubhagya Scheme

07 Aug 2018

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about government's Saubhagya Scheme

Over the years, several schemes for electrification have been launched in India, yet, there are millions of households in the country without electricity.

Piyush Goyal: NASA images depict humongous change in India's brightness

02 May 2018

Piyush Goyal: NASA images depict humongous change in India's brightness

Two interesting images released by NASA established a significant change of brightness in India in 2016, compared to 2013.

24x7 power supply for all, by March 2019: Power Minister

07 Dec 2017

24x7 power supply for all, by March 2019: Power Minister

Every Indian household, in both urban and rural areas, will have a 24x7 supply of electricity by March 2019, said Power Minister RK Singh.

Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India

26 Sep 2017

Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India

Yesterday, PM Modi announced the launch of Rs. 16,000crore 'Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana' or 'Saubhagya' which aims to give free electricity to almost 4 crore poor families.