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India Power Ministry to Launch GARV-II App to Promote Rural Electrification

GARV app are used to provide data of rural electrification pertaining to un-electrified villages, thereby creating the demand for power and distribution transformer market in the country.

    India: Power Ministry is all set to launch GARV-II app to ensure transparency in rural electrification program. The app would be able to provide real time data of all six lakh villages in the country. The app would also enable common people to participate in development work and provide any useful input for expedition of the process. The electrification work will be open to public scrutiny as well.

    According to an official “the objective of GARV-II is to ensure electricity access to all households as government has already electrified over 11,000 villages out of 18,452 un-electrified villages. Power Ministry is all set to launch GARV-II app to ensure transparency in rural electrification program.

TechSci Research depicts that with the utilization of GARV app and increasing power generation capacity would able to meet the rising demand of electricity at un-electrified villages in India. The government has taken up various initiatives including Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) for electrification of rural pockets of India, which has spurred significant investments in the country’s power sector. Notable technological upgrades are underway to reinforce the country’s transmission and distribution network, which would continue to drive the demand for power and distribution transformers in India.

According to released report of TechSci Research “India Power and Distribution Transformers Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, the power and distribution transformers market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 10% till 2020. Power transformers contribute a major portion in overall market revenues due to their higher price points. Under the 12thfive year plan (2012-2017), Indian government allocated US$ 200 billion for strengthening the country’s power generation, transmission and distribution sector.

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