The National Energy Policy (2017) aims for 100% national electrification by 2022 with a 24x7 available supply.

Draft National Energy Policy - NITI Aayog, Government of India

It is evident from the correlation between per capita electricity consumption and Human Development Index, energy is considered as a key input towards raising the standard of living of the citizens. The National Energy Policy (NEP) aims to build on the achievements of the previous energy policy- Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) and set a new agenda.