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Not fully ‘empowered’, yet

Author(s): Sreekumar N, Narasimha Rao Publication Date: July, 2013

This short article, which appeared in the Opinion  page of Hindu Business Line on 31/07/13 argues that providing electricity connection alone is not enough to empower the rural poor. Adequate and affordable power supply is equally important - be it through grid or off-grid systems. It also stresses the need to improve the regulatory oversight for effective and sustainable implementations .

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