August 14, 2016

Claim: Two years preceding the formation of our government, 30,000-35,000 km of transmission lines were being laid annually. Today I wish to submit this with satisfaction that we have raised this to 50,000 km

Fact: False. India added 6,190 circuit kilometre (ckm) of transmission lines between April-August 2016, and 28,100 ckm in 2015-16, compared to 17,107 ckm in 2012-13 and 16,748 ckm in 2013-14.

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