India will give free electricity connections to all poor families

Signal of change / India will give free electricity connections to all poor families

By Anna Warrington / 28 Sep 2017

PM Modi's 16,000-Crore Power Point: Free Electricity Connections For Poor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the 'Saubhagya scheme' to give free electricity connections to poor families in both cities and villages by 2018 with a total outlay of Rs 16,320 crores, which will be funded largely by the centre. No poor person will have to pay for electricity connections, the Prime Minster has said.



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