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Status of Village Electrification in India as on 30.09.2014

December 15, 2014

This visualization shows the Status of Village Electrification in India as on 30.09.2014. In India majority of villages are electrified now. 95.8 % of villages in India were electrified as on September 2014. 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 September 2014.

Villages of 23 states and 6 union territories were more than 90% electrified. Villages of only 2 states (Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya) and an union territory (Andaman and Nicobar Island) were less than 80% electrified. Arunachal Pradesh was the only states in India which lagging behind in the race of electrification, only 68.8% of villages were electrified.

Note: (^) Villages in forest area. (#) 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