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Status of Village Electrification in India as on 28.02.2015

May 26, 2015

This visualization shows the status of Village Electrification in India as on 28.02.2015. In India, majority of villages are electrified now. 96.7 % villages in India were electrified as on February 2015. Villages of fourteen States/UTs namely Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, Punjab, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Pondicherry achieved 100% electrification as on February 2015. More than 90% Villages of 31 States/UTs were electrified. Villages of Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Island were less than 80% electrified. Arunachal Pradesh was the only states in India which lagging behind in the race of electrification, only 70.3% of villages were electrified.

Note: Villages in forest area of A & N Island. The figures are provisional and subject to confirmation from States. Andaman and Nicobar Island has villages in forest Area.

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Source: Ministry of Power, Central Electricity Authority