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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.

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#BattiGul: 71 Years and No Freedom from Darkness

 
/ August 15, 2018

Seven decades after independence, thousands are yet to see what electricity looks like, while others are waiting for their defunct poles and wires to be more than ornamental.

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Rural Electrification: From Numerical Targets to Quality Checks

 
/ August 8, 2018

Almost all households in Delwara, Rajasthan, have been electrified. But merely installing infrastructure to check target boxes is not enough.