Central government’s scheme Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUJY) has recently allotted 731 new electricity connections in the rural areas of Rajasthan.
The DDUJY scheme was conceptualized in the year 2014 by central government to bring electricity in the rural India. Its objective is to offer round the clock electricity supply to all villages in India.
Rajasthan has recently been touched by the scheme when 731 new electricity connections (domestic) were allotted in the state. The process of allotment had started last Sunday when power sub-camps were organized in the nine districts of Jaipur Discom Area. During this 1376 applications were received.
Out of those 1376 applications, 290 BPL families were issued free and 441 other applicants were issued standard domestic electricity connections. The distribution of the allocation include 53 connections in Alwar, 59 in Dausa, 145 in Tonk, 215 in Karauli, 8 in Bharatpur, 77 in Sawai Madhopur, 76 in Jhalawar, and 38 in Kota.
Department has also made announcement of making allocation to the remaining applicants after proper investigation.