It is the flagship programme of Ministry of Power to provide 24X7 power supply to rural areas.
It focuses on feeder separation (rural households & agricultural) and strengthening of sub-transmission & distribution infrastructure including metering at all levels in rural areas.
This will help in providing round the clock power to rural households and adequate power to agricultural consumers.
Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) has been subsumed in it.
Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) – It is to provide 24×7 power supply in the urban area.
Remote Village Electrification Programme (RVEP) is a scheme implemented by Ministry of New & Renewable energy in various states to provide basic lighting through Renewable Energy Sources in un-electrified villages and hamlets of electrified census villages.