Tag: Electricity in Rural India

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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. 

Neglected by Electricity Board

 
/ May 30, 2014

On 27th February 2014 a terrible storm brought down the electricity poles in Sarauli village. There has been no electricity in the village since and the electricity board has been ignoring the issue. Children’s studies are being affected especially during the exam period. We need your help to put pressure...