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Which is the first state in India to achieve 100% electrification households ?


1. Gujarat 
2. Andhra Pradesh
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Meghalaya

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Gujarat 

The correct answer is Gujarat.

  • Gujarat is the first State in India to achieve 100% electrification of households.
  • All 18,065 villages of Gujarat state have now access to a three-phase uninterrupted electric supply.
  • Jyotigram Yojana is an initiative of the Gujarat government throughout the state.
    • It was launched in 2006 by the then Chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi.
  • Andhra Pradesh is the second state in the country ;to achieve 100% electrification of households.

  • Gurjaram is the old name of Gujarat.
    • Gujarat has the longest coastline in India.
    • Asia's first commercial wind farm is located at Mandvi in Gujarat.
    • Historic sea coast Dandi is located in Gujarat.
    • The first four-line express highway in India was established in Gujarat.
  • Madhya Pradesh has the largest forest cover in India.
  • The longest natural cave in India 'Krem Liat Prah' is in Meghalaya.

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