Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (SAUBHAGYA)

Date : 25/09/2017 - 31/12/2018 | Sector: households

Ministry of Power, Government of India vide OM No 44/2/2016-RE dated 11.10.2017 has conveyed the sanction for launch/implementation of  Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – Saubhagya to achieve universal household electrification in the country.

The objective of the scheme is to achieve universal household electrification by providing last mile connectivity and electricity connections to all households in rural and urban areas.

The financial support under the scheme shall be as under:

Particulars % Share of funds
GOI Grant 60%
Utility/State Contribution 10%
Loan 30%
Additional Grant from GOI on Achievement of prescribed milestone 15%
Max. Grant from GOI 75%​

 

Beneficiary:

All citizens

Benefits:

To achieve universal household electrification in the country.

How To Apply

For easy & accelerated implementation of the Scheme , modern technology shall be used for household survey by using Mobile App. Beneficiaries shall be identified and their application for electricity connection along with applicant photograph and identity proof shall be registered on spot. The Gram Panchayat/Public institutions in the rural areas may be authorised to collect application forms along with complete documentation, distribute bills and collect revenue in consultation with the Panchayat Raj Institutions and Urban Local Bodies. The Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) will remain the nodal agency for the operationalisation of the scheme throughout the country.