Energy in the Development Strategy of Indian Households—The Missing Half

  title={Energy in the Development Strategy of Indian Households—The Missing Half},
  author={B. S. Reddy and Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan},
  journal={Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews},
  • B. S. Reddy, Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews
  • There is a growing consensus that universalization of modern energy services is central to reducing major elements of poverty and hunger, to increase literacy and education, and to improve health care, employment opportunities, and lives of women and children. In India, as per 2011 census, over 700 million people lack access to modern energy services for lighting, cooking, water pumping and other productive purposes. Devoid of these services people, mostly women, are forced to spend significant… CONTINUE READING

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