All Indian villages have electricity. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi told that the village in India to get electricity was the Leisang village in Manipur state. It was connected to the on Sunday. Electrification of India's villages was a big government . Mr Modi thanked everyone involved in the . He said: "April 28, 2018 will be remembered as a day in the development...of India....We [kept a promise], due to which, the lives of...Indians will be [changed] . I am delighted that every village...has...electricity."
Mr Modi promised to give 18,000 villages electricity for the time. He said a village is electrified when it has power lines and 10 per cent of its houses and public (including schools and centres) have power. Mr Modi is , but many people say there is more to be done. The World Bank says 200 million Indians still have no electricity. The "India Today" found that many villages lacked electricity. One told its reporters: "The creates a big problem for the village as it is frequented by ."