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62 villages electrified in UP last week: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said that 62 villages have been electrified in UP last week under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana.

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Publish Date: Dec 29 2015 5:07PM | Updated Date: Dec 29 2015 7:16PM

62 villages electrified in UP last week: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal took to twitter on December 29 to convey that  62 villages have been electrified in UP last week under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana .

 
Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana is a scheme launched by the current NDA government,replacing the Rajiv Gandhhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana, to provide contionous power supply to rural India .
 
The government plans to invest ₹75600 crore for rural electrification under this scheme.