All villages electrified, but last-mile supply a challenge3 min read 29 Dec 2019, 11:40 PM IST
After making huge strides in power sector, India now needs to streamline its distribution
With electricity reaching all of India’s 597,464 census villages, it helped prepare the nation for achieving universal electrification
NEW DELHI : Leisang village in the Senapati district of Manipur etched its name in India’s socio-economic history by becoming the last village to be brought onto the national power grid at 5.30pm on 28 April 2018. The seminal moment of electricity reaching all of India’s 597,464 census villages also marked the culmination of the marquee Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY).
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