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Rural Electrification in India: The Achievements and the Shortcomings

Gupta, Sen DP (1989) Rural Electrification in India: The Achievements and the Shortcomings. In: Fourth IEEE Region 10 International Conference TENCON '89, 22-24 November, Bombay,India, 752 -755.


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This paper briefly summarizes some of the achievements and highlights some of the shortcomings of India’s rural electrification programme. There are socio-economic problems as well technical problems associated with this programme. In this paper mainly the technical problems which are also pertinent to other developing countries are discussed.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: IEEE
Additional Information: Copyright 1989 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Keywords: Rural electrification;T&D loss;Alternative sources
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 30 May 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/7138

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