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Jun 4, 2018

In recent weeks, the Indian government’s ambitious electrification programme, Saubhagya has been in news, especially after the budget. The Indian government aims to electrify all households by end of 2018.

So what does electrifying a household mean? Does it imply that households have reliable electricity? These are questions that are not unique to India. Energy access for all is now a global campaign especially after the United Nations emphasized it in the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG No 7.

However, it seems measuring energy access is not as easy as it seems and the frameworks have been evolving over the years. On this episode, Mohua Mukherjee, an international energy experts joins Girish Shivakumar for a discussion to talk about a new multi-tier framework.