Recently launched by the chief minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar under the name of ‘Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon’ on the 1st of July 2017. This scheme was launched at providing 24-hours of uninterrupted supply of power to the villagers. The entire scheme will help in improving the electricity bill gathering, which, in turn, would reduce a massive accumulated losses of the power supply. This was launched in the village of Kurukshetra district in a village by the name of Dyalpur.
The scheme was launched on the occasion of the 68th republic day on the issue of providing 24 hours electricity to the people of the state of Haryana.
Table of Contents
- Details of the scheme
- Benefits under the Mhara Gaon-Jagmag Gaon scheme
- Terms and Conditions in order to be able to take full benefits of the scheme
- How is the government going to resolve the complaints and outstanding bills that are needed to be paid?
- Implementation of electricity plants
- Objectives of the new scheme
- Purpose of the solar power roof tops
Details of the scheme
- Implementation of the scheme will be done in phases and is set to benefit 83 rural domestic supply feeders, which will cover around 310 villages in total.
- The scheme has been launched in the villages that have a minimal supply of power theft.
- Another principle is that the line of should not exceed 20% above given the customer submits his/her electricity bill on time.
- Within the base of the scheme, electricity will be provided for about 16 hours a day, though this would be extended to 18 hours.
- The power supply hours will be increased by the replacement of meters with a defect, which would be done by the shifting of the existing meters outside customer houses and replacing them with faulty wires.
- The supply of power has been expected to increase by 3 hours within the improvement of billing, payment and line losses below 20 percent as well as 24 hours of the power supply is being expected to increase as the scheme works along its aimed structure.
- To strengthen the distribution of power supply the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana was launched with a cost of around INR. 2000 crore.
- State owned power supply utilities have managed to sustain a loss of INR. 24000 crore.
- Under the scheme, a Panchayat will be organized by the name of Bijli Panchayat at which officers from the department of electricity would be there to resolve complaints by consumers.
- Solar panels on roof tops will be given to generate renewable energy.
Benefits under the Mhara Gaon-Jagmag Gaon scheme
Consumers in villages will get special preference and would be eligible to benefit the most of the scheme at which they would receive almost 24hours of electricity supply in their houses as well as through the scheme the government wishes to develop the rural areas.
Electricity being the base of importance amongst all people to run daily households but due to the absence of electricity people face a lot of issues. But with the recent scheme launch, the government aims to leave these issues behind.
Terms and Conditions in order to be able to take full benefits of the scheme
Once it has been confirmed that the people living in rural areas have paid their outstanding bill within five instalments, only then will the interest and penalties of the old rates be waived off allowing the government to provide 24 hours of electricity in the selected village areas.
How is the government going to resolve the complaints and outstanding bills that are needed to be paid?
- To take control of the situation the government has started a bijli panchayat that would consist of people from the power department.
- Issues related to installing new electricity polls or replacement of meters and the enhancement with regards to a load of electricity supply all complaints would be taken into consideration by the officers of the department of electricity.
Implementation of electricity plants
The state government has now setup around 800 MW super thermal plants to replace the old obsolete units of 110 MW in the following cities
Objectives of the new scheme
- To provide 24 hours of electricity to the rural consumers
- Improve electricity bill collections in order to make a huge reduction in the loss of power utilities
- To strengthen the distribution of electricity to make it more convenient for consumers
Purpose of the solar power roof tops
Special emphasis will be provided to the people who are generating renewable energy by installing solar panels on their roof tops.
The launch of the new electricity scheme would be a major decision and reward to the people within Haryana considering the increasing number of power cuts taking place and the loss of electricity within the state making it easier and more convenient for the people to go about their everyday lives without having to wait for the power to come back on.