Definition of Electrified Village
Prior to October 1997
A Village should be classified as electrified if electricity is being used within its revenue area for any purpose whatsoever.
After October 1997
A village will be deemed to be electrified if the electricity is used in the inhabited locality, within the revenue boundary of the village for any purpose whatsoever.
After October 1997
Issued by MOP, vide their letter No. 42/1/2001-D(RE) dated 5th February 2004 and its corrigendum vide letter no. 42/1/2001-D(RE) dated 17th February 2004.) As per the new definition, a village would be declared as electrified, if :