Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – Saubhagya

Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – Saubhagya

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF POWER

RAJYA SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.3181
TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.03.2021

SAHAJ BIJLI HAR GHAR YOJANA 

3181 SHRI RAM SHAKAL

Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana
Will the Minister of POWER be pleased to state:

(a) whether Government has formulated a policy relating to the Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) the number of households in rural and urban areas benefited in the year 2019-2020, State- wise; and

(d) the amount allocated during the current financial year for the same?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR POWER, NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY AND THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

(SHRI R.K. SINGH)

(a) to (c): Government of India had launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – Saubhagya in October, 2017 with the objective to achieve universal household electrification for providing electricity connections to all willing un-electrified households in rural areas and all willing poor households in urban areas in the country by March, 2019. All States declared electrification of all the willing households on Saubhagya portal except 18,734 households in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) affected areas of Chhattisgarh as on 31.03.2019. Subsequently, seven States namely Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Manipur, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh had reported that 19.09 lakh un-electrified households identified before 31.03.2019, which were unwilling earlier but have expressed willingness to get electricity connection; and except for 1855 households in Chhattisgarh and 25,429 households in Jharkhand located in LWE areas, all houses have reported electrified as on 28.02.2021. As reported by the States, a total of 2.81 crore households have been electrified since the launch of Saubhagya scheme, upto 28.02.2021. These seven States have reported electrification of 13.92 lakh un-electrified households during 2019-20.

State-wise details of Urban and Rural Households electrified during 2019-20 are as under:

Sl. No.

State

Rural Households

Urban Households

Total Households electrified

1

Assam

1,94,157

3650

1,97,807

2

Chhattisgarh

29,534

-

29,534

3

Jharkhand

1,31,880

-

1,31,880

4

Karnataka

26,824

-

26,824

5

Manipur

5,367

-

5,367

6

Rajasthan

2,12,786

-

2,12,786

7

Uttar Pradesh

7,88,083

-

7,88,083

Total

13,88,631

3650

13,92,281

 
(d): No fund allocation has been made for Saubhagya scheme during the year 2020-21.

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