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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF POWER
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 358
ANSWERED ON:  05.02.2004
RURAL ELECTRIFICATION UNDER PMGY
AVSM, BRIG.(RETD.) KAMAKHYA PRASAD SINGH DEO
VIRENDRA KUMAR
Will the Minister of



POWER be pleased to state:-




(a) whether the Government has undertaken rural electrification programme under the Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY) during the last three years; and

(b) if so, the details of the achievement made in that regard so far, State-wise?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF POWER ( SHRI ANANT GANGARAM GEETE )

(a) & (b) : A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) & (b) OF STARRED QUESTION NO. 358 TO BE ANSWERED IN THE LOK SABHA ON 05.02.2004 REGARDING RURAL ELECTRIFICATION UNDER PMGY.

(a) : Yes, Sir. Rural Electrification has been included as basic minimum services under Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY) from the year 2001- 02.

(b) : State-wise details of achievement of village electrification under all sources of funding including PMGY is given at Annexure.

ANNEXURE

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN PART (b) OF THE STATEMENT LAID IN REPLY TO STARRED QUESTION NO. 358 TO BE ANSWERED IN THE LOK SABHA ON 05.02.2004 REGARDING RURAL ELECTRIFICATION UNDER PMGY.

No.  of villages electrified during the last three years  in the    States   which   have   yet   to   complete   village electrification.

SL. States/UT 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 No (upto Nov.2003)
1. Arunachal Pradesh 110 16 2 Assam NIL 11 450 3 Bihar 29 1542 718 4 Jharkhand 500 771 441 5 Himachal Pradesh 9 - 6 Jammu & Kashmir 10 - 7 Karnataka 13 3 3 8 Madhya Pradesh 20 94 42 9 Chhattisgarh 125 120 14 10 Manipur NIL 6 2 11 Meghalaya 62 177 12 Nagaland 4 - - 13 Orissa 105 225 360 14 Rajasthan 491 504 48 15 Tripura Nil 2 16 Uttar Pradesh 358 1795 119 17 Uttaranchal 82 218 85 18 West Bengal 40 866 230
Total(States) 1458 6350 2512

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