Aizawl (Mizoram) , June 26 : There are 22 villages in the state which are yet to be electrified, Power and Electricity minister R Lalzirliana told the state Assembly on Tuesday.
According to the minister , these 22 villages would be electrified within next six months.
The Minister said that 26,502 households including BPL and non- BPL households were given electricity connections under Saubhagya Yojana in the state.
The electricity connection provided under Saubhagya Yojana was free of costs, he said, adding, however, that monthly electricity consumption bill would be borne by the beneficiary.
(With PTI inputs)