With number of States joining the UDAY Scheme (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) reaching the double digit, Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy has said in his tweet " We are progressing towards realizing the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's vision of 24×7 ."
With Gujarat Government communicating its in-principle to Ministry of Power (MoP) of joining UDAY , Shri Goyal congratulated Hon'ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Smt Anandiben Patel on Gujarat becoming 10th State to join UDAY . Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Jammu & Kashmir , Jharkhand , Punjab and Rajasthan have already joined UDAY Scheme.
Expressing confident of more States joining the UDAY, Shri Goyal further said in his tweet " All States have expressed strong interest for joining UDAY and are at various stages of getting internal approvals. We remain confident of all States joining UDAY and together creating an Ujwal Bharat ."