ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Rural electrification: Slipping through the Net

Slipping through the Net The Census of 2001 found that 56 per cent of rural households did not have access to electricity as compared to 12 per cent of urban households. The census data on household amenities amply bears out that basic service delivery tends to be bundled together; so for those rural households that have tap water, electrification is as high as 70 per cent whereas only 32 per cent of households that obtain water from a hand pump are electrified. This dismal progress is in spite of the Tenth Plan

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