Electricity Accessibility Index

  • Released by World Bank
  • India is ranked at 26th position
  • India has jumped 73 spots.
  • It was ranked 99th in 2014
  • Out of the 18,452 villages which lacked electricity, over 13,000 has been provided access to electricity.
  • In addition, a person applying for new electricity connection would be able to get the connection within 24 hours in areas where power infrastructure is available and in areas where there is no power infrastructure, electricity connection would be given in a week. 
  • The government’s rural electrification programme is on track for completion within the targeted 1,000 days.
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