Rural Electrification

IMPACT | A Three Year Long Wait For Electricity to Irrigate Fields

 
/ March 26, 2021

How would farmers grow crops if there is no electricity for irrigation?

Community Survey

Even After Seven Decades of Independence, Villages of India Yet To Be Electrified

 
/ September 18, 2020

The Union government's Soubhagya Jyoti scheme aimed to electrify every Indian village by Mar 2019. But that ambition is yet to be realised.

Impact Story

Fixing India| Lightning Up A Ray Of Hope In Laxmanpur Bathe

 
/ January 21, 2020

In the 10th episode of Fixing India, we feature, S M Zafar Iqbal from Bihar, who has left no stone unturned to make to difference. 

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Fixing India: Lighting Up the Villages

 
/ December 24, 2019

In this episode of our community correspondents are making significant strides in electrification. 

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Electricity in India – Can Someone Turn on The Lights? | India Loud & Clear...

 
/ November 29, 2019

This week in India Loud & Clear we travel to literally the dark places of our country.

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“Full Electrification” Still Leaves Out Many in Rural India

 
/ July 8, 2019

The central government claimed India had achieved “full electrification” in April 2018, but evidence from VV’s network of correspondents proved otherwise. In this piece, we revisit our #Battigul (no electricity) campaign to see if the situation has changed.

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Since Ten Years a Village in Katihar, Bihar Is in Darkness.

 
/ April 26, 2019

While PM Narendra Modi claimed to supply electricity in every household, Marwa village, in Bihar still lurks in darkness. 

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Five Months After PM’s Total Electrification Claim, an Odisha Village Waits for Electricity

 
/ September 24, 2018

At a time when India posits itself as a future superpower, the residents of Dharuapalli wait for electricity to irrigate their land and charge their phones.