According to Rural Electrification Policy 2006, a village is declared electrified if:

  1. Basic infrastructure such as Distribution Transformer and Distribution Lines are provided in the inhabited locality as well as the Dalit Basti/hamlet where it exists.

  2. Electricity is provided to public places like schools, Panchayat Office, Health Centres, Dispensaries, Community Centres, etc.

  3. The number of households electrified should be at least 10% of the total number of households in the village.