• 	(AS ON 19TH MAY 2017)13,511 VILLAGES ELECTRIFIED OUT OF 18,452 (AS ON 1ST APRIL, 2015)
  • 60 GW Addition in Conventional capacity
  • New NASA NIGHT-TIME MAP SHOWS INDIA IN WHOLE NEW LIGHT (2016 VS 2012)
  • INDIAS RANK INCREASES FROM 99 IN 2015 TO 26 IN 2017
  • TRANSFORMING TRANSMISSION ONE NATION, ONE GRID, ONE PRICE
  • UDAY BOND ISSUED WORTH ABOUT 2.32 LAKH CR. LEADING TO SAVINGS OF 12,000 CR. IN INTEREST
  • OVER 23 CR. LED BULB DISTRIBUTED UNDER UJALA

About Ministry of Power

The Ministry of Power started functioning independently with effect from 2nd July, 1992. Earlier it was known as the Ministry of Energy sources. Electricity is a concurrent subject at Entry 38 in List III of the seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India. The Ministry of Power is primarily responsible for the development of electrical energy in the country.

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Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India

 

Piyush Goyal

Minister of State (IC) for
Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines