The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, May 22
Haryana Government has extended the Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon scheme to 17 more villages on May 18, 2021 with the aim of providing 24 hours electricity to the rural areas of the state on the pattern of urban areas. These villages include 9 villages of Sonipat (Ratangarh, Jat Majra, Chitana, Bhatana, Garhi Hakikat, Karewari, Barwasni, Hullaheri and Dera), 5 of Rohtak (Kalinga, Kakrana, Baliana, Ghilor Kalan and Ghilor Khurd), and Panipat (Simla), Jhajjar (Majra) and Kaithal (Hajwana) districts include one village each. Now 5287 villages of the state are getting 24-hour power supply under the ‘Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon’ scheme. Currently 75 percent of the villages in the state are receiving 24- hour electricity these include villages from 10 districts of the state viz. Panchkula, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Karnal, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sirsa, Rewari and Fatehabad.
Giving information in this regard, an official spokesperson said that the ‘Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon’ scheme was launched on July 1, 2015 by Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal from Dayalpur village in Kurukshetra district. Under this scheme, the villagers were requested to pay the outstanding electricity bills, to prevent power theft, as a result of which 24 hours uninterrupted power supply is started by identifying the villages which have low line loss.
He further informed that the work of ‘Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon’ scheme is underway at a rapid pace so that all the villages of the state can have 24-hour electricity supply. This scheme has brought positive changes in the behaviour of the rural consumers of the state towards timely payment of electricity bills, preventing power theft and cooperating with the employees of the electricity corporation. All this has been possible only due to the hard work and honesty of the technical and non-technical employees of the Electricity Corporation. The Electricity Corporation is committed to provide uninterrupted and continuous power supply to all its consumers.