The govt will use a mobile phone application to provide on-the-spot power connections to 4 cr families under PM Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya scheme).
Nitish said all villages of Bihar were now electrified and added that every household in the state would have a free power connection by the end of the next calendar yr.
Consumers will be able to change their power suppliers just like telecom services, after proposed amendment to the existing Electricity Act is approved, Singh said.
Markets registered sharp losses during the week as geopolitical worries continued along with persistent selling by FIIs. Weakness in the rupee also dampened sentiment.
The govt said power will not be provided free of cost to any category of consumer under the recently launched Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to all.
US dollar ends higher against rupee
Mumbai: The US dollar ended sharply higher against the rupee at 64.21/22 per dollar and the pound sterling also finished higher at Rs 90.34/36 per pound at the close of the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market here today.
Following are the Interbank forex and RBI rates: (In Rs per unit) Unit Interbank RBI Reference US Dollar 64.21/22 US Dollar Rs 63.9097 Pound Sterling 90.34/36 Euro Rs 80.1683 Euro 80.18/20 Japanese Yen (100) 60.50/52
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