UP Government Schemes

Saubhagya Scheme Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana Benefits, How to Apply, Documents

Saubhagya Scheme Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana

Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath has introduced a new scheme for the benefit of the locals. The new scheme, entitled as- Uttar Pradesh Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana 2018 will provide electrical connections to every household in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh is a densely populated state with a large number of villages and districts. The large population of the state, however, has not been able to acquire electrical connections. The Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana 2018 is a part of Digital India program and the UP Government with this scheme is all focused on digitizing the rural areas.

Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana Benefits

  1. The scheme will benefit the backward class or poor families of the state
  2. Without electricity, women and girls fear to get out of their homes. This scheme will resolve the issue
  3. Those who can’t afford electrical connections in the rural areas will benefit with the scheme

PM Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana Guideline

Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana Features

  • 60:40 is the ratio of the central government and state government under this scheme
  • As per the survey, around 16 lakh families in rural areas and 3 lakh families in urban areas are living without electricity
  • The estimated budget for this scheme is tallied to 7100 crore
  • The families who are registered under BPL SECC 2011 will be provided with free meter connections
  • The other families will get electric meter connections in just Rs.500/- with the benefit of 10 easy installments on electricity bill payments
  • The applicants can apply online for registering as the beneficiary of the scheme

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Documents required for Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana

  • Applicants bank account details
  • Applicants income certificate
  • Identity proof of the applicant like BPL card, Voter ID, Aadhar Card
  • Address proof of the applicant stating that he/she is the permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh