Niranthara Jyothi Yojane
Niranthara Jyothi Scheme is a major project implemented by Government of Karnataka. The Scheme was taken up on pilot basis during 2008-09. The scheme is implemented in two phases covering 129 Taluks at a total cost of Rs. 2123crores.
The cost of implementation of Phase-1 is Rs. 1203 Crores and for Phase-2 is Rs. 920 Crores. The Government of Karnataka has approved the implementation of Niranthara Jyothi scheme at a total cost of Rs 2123 Crores with 40% equity and ESCOMs to borrow the remaining 60% of the project cost as loan.
NJY Physical Progress as on 31.03.2018
|Sl. No.||Name of the ESCOM||No. of Taluks||No. of proposed 11kV NJ feeders||% Progress|
Entire State to ensure 24-hour power supply in rural areas (excluding irrigation pumpsets)