About the Yojana- Shri Yogi Aditya Nath, Chief Minister of UP State has launched the Power Connections for Free. The scheme was launched on 25th December 2017. The scheme was basically launched to celebrate the anniversary of former Pradhan Mantri Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Lohban and Gausana are the two villages which are covered under this Prakash hai to Vikas Hai Yojana. Under this scheme, the poor families will get the free electricity connections in the UP State. These two villages belong to the Mathura District.
UP Prakash hai to Vikas hai Yojana
The UP State Government is aiming towards the welfare of the BPL families. The main objective of this Prakash hai to Vikas Hai Yojana Uttar Pradesh 2018 is to help the poor families by offering them the free power connections. Not only the BPL families, but the APL families can also pay their bill amounts in the much easier EMIs. One of the major objectives of the government is to cover the rural villages under this Power Connections for Free Yojana. The UP Government has set a target of about 100% electrification for the villagers under this scheme.
Estimated Target –
The government has set a target of covering about 16 million villages under this scheme. This target is expected to be completed by the end of 2018 with an estimated budget of about RS. 4 Crore. The Lohban and Gausana villages will get 100% financing option with the much reasonable EMIs. No discrimination will be there for the distribution of free power connections. The entire distribution system will be based on the 2011 Socio – Economic Census data.
The officials are asked to review the progress of the entire project at regular intervals of time. The Government has also decided to replace the old thermal power plants with the newer ones. Another motive of the yojana is to bring down the much higher costs of power for the common man. The street lights will also get replaced with the LED bulbs. The government has prepared a perfect roadmap to make this scheme successful.
Free Power Connection Scheme Uttar Pradesh
UP is a state where numerous villages are surviving without the power connections. This is the major reason to launch this Prakash hai to Vikas Hai Yojana Uttar Pradesh 2018. The government has launched this scheme with a slogan, “Prakash hai to Vikas hai”. The UP State Government will now provide about 4 crore Power Connections for Free to numerous households. About 25 lakhs households will be covered under this yojana.
- The BPL cardholders can now get the benefits under this scheme.
- The income of such families must not exceed Rs. 35,000 annually.
Apply Online for Uttar Pradesh Prakash hai to Vikas hai Yojana
Do you want to get registered under this Power Connections for Free Yojana? Yes? What are you waiting for? Simply visit the official portal via,