All Indian villages have electricity. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the village to get electricity was a village in Manipur . It got connected to the on Sunday. Electricity for villages was a government . Mr Modi thanked . He said: "April 28, 2018 will be remembered as a day in the development...of India....We [kept a promise]...the of...Indians will be [changed] forever.
Mr Modi gave 18,000 villages electricity for the first . A village is electrified when 10 per cent of its and public places ( schools and health centres) have . Modi is , but there is more work to be done. The World Bank says 200 million Indians still have electricity. The "India Today" said many villages still had no electricity. A said this was a at night because it gets many .