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4.8 Rural Electrification

4.8.1 Arrangement shall be made to enable cooperatives and local bodies to take electricity from national grid on lease.

4.8.2 Arrangement shall be made for wheeling electricity in the national grid for electricity produced by communities, cooperatives and private electricity project.

4.8.3 Rural electrification with users’ participation shall be implemented in their own initiative by safeguarding their interests.

4.8.4 Regarding the maximum use of surplus electricity, arrangements shall be made to increase the consumption of the unused low priced electricity as per  dual tariff system, especially in sectors like agriculture, irrigation, drinking
water, small and cottage industry, ropeway, etc.