Access, Availability and Adequacy in the Rural Areas of 5 districts in North Karnataka served by HESCOM

This study emerged from a meeting that the SELCO Foundation Policy Group had with former MNRE
secretary, Mr. Satish Agnihotri, in which he emphasized the need for understanding four parameters
of rural electrification – access, availability, adequacy and quality – to have a clearer picture of
regions across the country where decentralized renewable energy could play a major role in
providing reliable access to power.