LIE: In the ease of getting electricity ranking of World Bank, India has jumped 82 points in last 4 years

Modi Lies / Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

The reality is far from what is being projected by Modi. The parameter he is referring to is ease of getting electricity which is one of the parameter of Ease of Doing business index. It is not ease of access to electricity as claimed by PM and power ministry. Although the terms might seem interchangeable, ease of getting electricity refers to getting electricity for business. Whereas ease of access to electricity refers to the population. Moreover, it was 99 in 2014 which slipped to 29 in 2018. The slip is of 70 points and not 82.

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