Ministry of Power partnered with the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to train the manpower in six states (Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh) for speedy implementation of its SAUBHAGYA scheme.
SAUBHAGYA (Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna) aims to achieve universal household electrification in all parts of the country in a time-bound manner. Around 4 crore households are expected to get electricity connections under the scheme. A special project under the PMKVY has also been launched in these Six States.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship- Dharmendra Pradhan.
- Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New and Renewable Energy- R.K. Singh.