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Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY)

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY)
Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) – The main aim of the scheme is to provide electricity to all the villages and rural localities.  According to the survey conducted in the year of  2000,  more than 25% of the population across india, especially in villages, travel locations, and other remote places, are unable to access the electricity.  To avoid the situation in the government of india  proposed the scheme and started implementing in the year 2005.  The scheme targets specifically to the people who are below poverty line and expecting a better livelihood.

Under the scheme, each and every personal family who belong to below poverty line should have electricity facility. The scheme aims to,

  •  Providing electricity to all villages according to the guidelines given by the scheme
  •  Providing access to the electricity in all rural village household
  •  Establishing electricity facility in the household without charging,  which means the installation and setup of electricity are for free of cost.

Each and every information of connection established in rural villages will be taken by the scheme authorities for their matrix and to monitor the usage as well.  The household people who are availing the scheme can proceed with approaching the officials of the scheme for any kind of grievances anytime.

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY)

Even in monthly bill payment, there is a subsidy under the scheme.  This means that particular electricity household has to pay the nominal charges for the consumption of electricity in a month duration. Comparatively the charges are also very less. This game is running very successfully when it comes to the specification most of the government’s other states are also encouraging and providing the basic information where the remote locations and rural villages exist without having any electricity facility. This information will help the scheme to improve the productivity in terms of providing electricity access to the village.


Electricity in tribal and rural villages also improved a lot,

  • Under the scheme, many of the villages are able to access the electricity
  •  The education system in villages and tribal areas improve
  •  Connectivity issues at the night time also sorted out
  •  Due to the electricity access the communication system establishment to your village,  which will give a good impact in terms of connecting with other locations nearby

 Objective and benefits of the scheme

The main objective of the scheme is to provide electricity access to each and every person who lives in the urban or tribal area.  There is a lot of gap between rural and urban localities due to various issues where the electricity is also taken part.  Lack of communication happens due to no electricity in remote or tribal villages.

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana

Free of cost electricity connection establishment will take place.  The overall scheme benefits can reach to the targeted segment and there is a huge difference in the progress compare  in3 year annual having electricity facility in a household or village the people are able to respond immediately in case of emergency. There is a lot of improvement in mortality and also approach to the near hospitality for any kind of emergency issues

This scheme brinking the awareness and information reaching to the Gramin locality through various mediums like news channels,  radios, and other sources medians.

How to apply

The process of application to get electricity facility for a village or household is quite simple.  The applicant has to submit proper identification proof and address proof duly signed by the local gram panchayat officials.

This application can submit directly to the gram panchayat itself or else can submit to the officials who belong to Rajiv Gandhi Grameen vidyutikaran yojana.  Any of the representatives will take for further proceedings and will complete the process and establishes the electricity access within a limited time duration.

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana

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This rajiv gandhi grameen vidyutikaran yojana is a scheme which is running successfully with an aim of providing l to all sectors specifically rural villages and travel localities.  With the corporation of state governments for listing got the respective villages which are looking for accessing to the electricity will be finalized and based on the approach and plan of action,  a particular village will get the electricity facility which is the basic need for the people.

Based on the skin , it is purely beneficiary to the below poverty line who are more than 17%.  In a proper approachment manner the government proceeding with installation of electricity. The applicant can get  the information about the status like the granting of electricity access and time duration required for establishing the connection.

Conection establishment is purely for free of cost but there will be nominal charges applicable for those who are avail the scheme benefits.  In addition to that the below poverty line people are still suffering with proper awareness and studies due to the insufficient electricity facility in the night.  This is also another reason which was taken for the initiative of the program.

Majority of the villages in the rural locality are now powered with electricity and by 2020 hundred percent results will take place,  which each and every home or house will be train with the power of electricity. Local gram panchayat officials are also able to list out the households are candidates who are eligible and are under below poverty line to facilitate electricity on the priority basis.  The gram panchayat officials can also take initiative for providing electricity services at the end under the scheme.  There is no specific guidelines to wait for providing electricity.

In case of tribal villages then the nearby mandal government officials have to authorised location and have to produce proper documentation which includes the number of people living in the locality and the number of houses exist and also the information like the distance between the mandal and the tribal location.  By considering all these factors only the establishment of electricity access will take place .

According to the recent survey most of the villages are successfully turned into lightning up there village and still, there is some progressive work happening the towards increase in the households with electricity.

About the author

Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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