Energy dept claims Nagla Fatela mentioned by PM in I-Day speech actually electrified in 2015

Amidst reports in section of media that the village Nagla Fatela in Hathras, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned in his speech from the ramparts of Red Fort on August 15th to mark 70th Independence Day, to have been electrified after his government came to power was not true, the NDA government has bared all facts to prove reports wrong.

As per press communique by Press Information Bureau (PIB), electrification of said village was proposed by the Uttar Pradesh Government under 12th plan of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) and the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for this purpose was submitted through State Level Steering committee, headed by Chief Secretary of the State on date November 13, 2013.
For this village, the DPR proposed connections to all households including creation of infrastructure one transformer of 63kVA, four transformers of 25kVA, HT 1.57 km, LT 1.54 km (three phase) and LT 0.62 km (single phase).
The DPR was sanctioned by Government of India on December 20, 2013 and sanction letter was released by Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) on January 6, 2014.
The DISCOM (DVVNL Agra) confirmed on February 26, 2015.
DVVNL Agra, reported in October 2015 that infrastructure work for electrification of the village Nagla Fatela has been completed and the village has been electrified. Accordingly the village was being shown as electrified government records.

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