|Official definition of electrified village|
The definition of an Electrified Village was specified under the Ministry of Power’s O.M. No.42/1/2001-D(RE) dated 5th February 2004 as given below.
A village would be classified as electrified based on a Certificate issued by the Gram Panchayat, certifying that –
a) Basic infrastructure such as Distribution Transformer and Distribution Lines are provided in the inhabited locality as well as a minimum of one Dalit Basti / hamlet where it exists; and