Under the Leadership of CM yogi Adtiyanath UP cabinet launched new Power scheme. Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar pradesh is launched on December 25th 2017. Uttar Pradesh power yojana is launched on the birth anniversary of former Pradhanmantri Sh. Atal Vihari Vajpayee. Mr. Srikant Sharma the Power minister of Uttar Pradesh covered two villages of Mathura district on the day of launch of power scheme in Uttar Pradesh. Villages that are covered under prakash hai to vikas hai yojana are Lohban and Gausana.
Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar pradesh
100% Houses are covered in these two villages on the day of launch of scheme. In addition Uttar Pradesh government set the target of covering 16 million till the end of December 2018. Main motive is to cover all villages under the Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar pradesh power scheme.
Meanwhile Pradhanmantrimodi Saubhagaya scheme has set the target of 4crore household for electricity connection in India. In the same way Uttar Pradesh government covered 25lakh households under PM Saubhagya scheme till 25th December 2017.
Highlights of the Prakash hai to Vikas hai
yojana in Uttar pradesh
The main features of te scheme are listed below: –
Why this scheme is launched: – Power scheme is the part of pradhanmantri Saubhagya scheme under which the central government provide electricity connections. Under Saubhagya scheme the central government target 4crore electricity connection in India. In Uttar Pradesh there are many villages without electricity connection after the 70 years of independence. Therefore to achieve the target of central government, UP government launched Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar pradesh on 25th December 2017.
Benefits of this scheme: – Previously the households have to pay Rs. 10000 to get the electricity connections. And after Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar pradesh based scheme households have to pay Rs.550 for each electricity connections.
Target of the Power scheme: – UP government set the target of 16 million households under the Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar Pradesh till the year 2022. After the launch of Saubhagya scheme Uttar Pradesh government provides electricity connections to the 25Lakh households in the state. Thus the remaining target will be achieved in few months as per officials. In addition every household have to pay Rs.50 during the electricity connection and Rs. 550 they have to pay in instalments with 10 months time period.
Kisan Uday yojana: – Uttar Pradesh government has also launched kisan Uday yojana for the farmers. According to this scheme the 5hp/7.5hp Power connections will be replaced. Target set to cover the farmers under this scheme is 10lakh at the end of financial year 2022.
What is the eligibility to apply for Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar pradesh?
In this scheme the persons who are B.P.L. card holders and under poverty line are eligible. Also the income of the family must not exceed Rs.35000 per year. In conclusion Uttar Pradesh government wants to provide electricity connections with Prakash hai to Vikas hai yojana in Uttar pradesh till the end of Year 2022.