Bigger than 12 United Kingdoms put together you can only start to think about the great diversity in the rural villages of this country. Weather, language, religion, access to services, poverty levels, they all vary from state to state, from district to district.
We drove for 2 hours deep into the forest to a village called Bedaguli which is totally off-grid. This forest is the home of more than 10,000 elephants and people don't come out at night as they scared of the tigers!
To charge their phones they need to invest a whole day, taking a bus that cost 50 rupees in the morning and takes 2 hours to reach the nearest town with power and come back in the evening paying the same 50 rupees. They would love to have more convenient access to power, wouldn't you?