RURAL VILLAGE ELECTRIFICATION PROGRAMME (RVE)

Objective
The objective of the Programme is electrification through renewable energy sources of those unelectrified remote census villages and remote unelectrified hamlets of electrified census villages where grid connectivity is either not feasible or not cost effective.

Definition of Electrification of Villages
In accordance with the approved definition of village electrification, remote villages/hamlets will be deemed to be electrified if a minimum of 10% of the households are provided with electricity and electricity is also made available for community facilities and for dalit bastis (habitations) of the village, if any.

Achievements under RVE Programme

Total No. of Villages Illuminated/Electrified under RVE Programme = 259 No

         1. Through Solar Home Systems – 197 Nos.

         2. Through Biomass Gasifiers ----- 13 ( 370 KWe)

         3. Through SPV Power Plant ------ 03 (9.2 KWp)

         4. Through MMHPs ----------------46 Villages (770 KW)

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