ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Sreekumar N

Challenges in Rural Electrification

The Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana for rural electrification has made some achievements in grid extension, village electrification and rural household connections. But there are questions on the quality of power supply, sustainability of infrastructure and the contribution to rural development. A critical examination of the planning, implementation and sustainability of the RGGVY leads to suggestions of some corrective measures in this massive electrification effort.