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Title: People's participation in rural electrification -A successful case
Authors: Kamalapur, G.D.
Udaykumar, R.Y.
Karajgi, S.B.
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: Proceedings - 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology, ICETET 2008, 2008, Vol., , pp.945-949
Abstract: Rural electrification is an integral component of poverty alleviation and rural growth of a nation. A developing nation, like India has 72.2 percent people living in rural areas. Still, electricity has not played an effective role in the socioeconomic growth of villages .The Government of India has an ambitious target of providing electricity to all villages by 2008 and all rural households by 2012. Steps are already initiated with Rural Electric Corporation, Rural Electricity Supply Technology Mission, State Electricity Boards led reforms, Reforms in Power Sector, Electricity Act 2003,etc. An attempt has been made in this paper to assess the present status of rural electrification in India and the major factors contributing to rural electrical distribution. Steps initiated by the Government of India through Rural Electric Corporation (REC) and a successful case study of the people's participation model is presented. � 2008 IEEE.
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