Energy Poverty in Rural India


Tackling Energy Poverty in Rural India

With an annual GDP growth rate of 5.8 percent over the past two decades, reaching 6.1 percent in 2011-12, India has become one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. But is also witnessing an unprecedented demand for energy and a growing deficit in power supply. Government’s efforts to tackle energy poverty are having a big impact, but is it enough?