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PM Modi to launch Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana in Patna

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By Pronali Mukherjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) in Patna on Saturday 25th July, 2015. The DDUGJY is one of the lead projects of the Ministry of Power and will encourage 24×7 supply of power.

This plan will empower to start tremendously anticipated changes in the rural areas. It concentrates on feeder separation (provincial family units and farming) and fortifying of sub-transmission and distribution infrastructure including metering at all levels in rural areas. This will help in giving round the clock energy to rural family units and sufficient energy to agrarian consumers.

The real parts of the plan are feeder separation; fortifying of sub-transmission and conveyance system; metering at all levels (input focuses, feeders and distribution transformers); micro grid and off grid distribution network and rural electrification- officially authorized undertakings under RGGVY to be finished.

The plan has a cost of Rs. 76,000 crore for usage of the tasks under which Government of India might give a grant of Rs. 63,000 crore. An aggregate of Rs. 14,680 crore worth activities have as of now been endorsed out of which ventures adding up to Rs. 5,827 crore have been affirmed for Bihar.

Under this plan, an agribusiness concentrated state like Bihar might profit by works of feeder partition. A great many kilometres of new lines should be laid and several new substations have been arranged. The usage of this plan should guarantee the change in agrarian efficiency and electrification of all the households.

The demand of power in rural territories is expanding step by step because of changing customer base, enhancing expectations for everyday comforts for which enlargement of rustic framework should be consistently embraced

The investment in the conveyance system is low because of bad financial soundness of the distribution organizations. Along these lines, so as to increase the dependability and nature of supply network system should be reinforced. To enhance the business feasibility of power circulation, there is requirement for metering of all classifications of the consumers

Keeping in view the above issues, the Ministry of Power has launched Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana for rural territories having objectives:

  • To give electrification to all towns.
  • Feeder separation to guarantee adequate energy to farmers and general supply to different consumers
  • Improvement of Sub-transmission and distribution system to enhance the quality and dependability of the supply
  • Metering to decrease the misfortunes

Plan has a cost of Rs. 76,000 crores for execution of the tasks under which the Government of India should give a grant of Rs. 63,000 crores. An aggregate of Rs. 14,680 crores worth activities have as of now been affirmed out of which tasks adding up to Rs. 5,827 crores have been sanctioned for Bihar.

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