Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyothi Yojana (DDUGJY)

Date : 25/07/2015 - 31/12/2018 | Sector: rural Areas (rural households & agricultural)

Ministry of Power, Government of India vide OM No 44/44/2014-RE dated 03.12.2014 has conveyed the sanction for launch/implementation of  Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyothi Yojana (DDUGJY) with the following co​mponents:

  1. ​Separation of agriculture and non-​agriculture feeders facilitating judicious rostering of supply to agricultural and non-agricultural consumers in th​e rural areas; and
  2. Strengthening and augmentation of sub-transmission & distribution infrastructure in rural areas, including metering of distribution transformers/feeders/consumer.
  3. Rural electrification, as per CCEA approval dated 01.08.2013 for completion of the targets laid down under RGGVY for 12th and 13th Plans by carrying forward the approved outlay for RGGVY to DDUGJY.

The Monitoring Committee of Ministry of Power has approved the projects under DDUGJY for the State of Karnataka amounting to Rs. 1754.32 Crores. The ESCOM-wise details are as below.

Sl. No. Name of ESCOM Amount in Rs. Crores
1 BESCOM 235.36
2 CESC 278.89
3 MESCOM 395.67
4 HESCOM 331.85
5 GESCOM 496.82
TOTAL 1745.59

PMA Charges @0.5%, Amount 8.73(in Crores)
Total Project Cost, Amount 1754.32(in Crores)




All villages and households shall be electrified