Modi launches Rs.16,000-crore Saubhagya scheme for household electrification

‘Welfare of poor linked to identity of NDA government’

The welfare of the poor is linked to the identity of the NDA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. He was speaking at the launch of a ?16,000 crore scheme, Saubhagya, under which households across the country that have no access to electricity, will be given power connections free of cost.

Free connections

“Under the PM Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya), every household in the country will be given an electricity connection. No price will be charged for the poor to get an electricity connection and the government will go to their houses to give them the connection,” Mr. Modi said on September 25 evening......................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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