The Uttar Pradesh authorities has put in smart prepaid meters on the premises of two.69 crore shoppers to date below the Authorities of India’s ‘Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme’, mentioned a authorities spokesperson right here on Friday.
Notably, the Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS) notification was issued by the Authorities of India in 2021 to offer high quality and uninterrupted energy provide to the shoppers of the state by means of an environment friendly and powerful distribution system. The Authorities seeks to carry down distribution losses from 12 to fifteen p.c by 2024-25 by means of the scheme.
In line with the spokesperson, chairman of Uttar Pradesh Energy Company Ltd (UPPCL) M Devraj knowledgeable that ₹18,885.48 crore has been authorized by the Authorities of India for the set up of smart meters out of which 15 p.c of the sanctioned quantity, i.e. ₹2832.82 crore, is offered as a grant and the remaining quantity, i.e., ₹16,052.66 crore, will probably be funded by the state authorities and the distribution company.
Devraj additional said that ₹16,498.61 crore has been sanctioned by the Authorities of India for strengthening the ability system and lowering distribution losses, of which 60 p.c ( ₹9,899.17 crore) will probably be offered as a grant by the Authorities of India and the remaining 40 p.c ( ₹6,599.44 crore) by the state authorities and the distribution company.
In line with M Devraj, proposals price ₹18,916.20 crore have been despatched to the Authorities of India for modernisation of the electrical energy distribution system and the approval is predicted within the subsequent monetary yr. Of this proposed quantity, 60 p.c ( ₹11,349 crore) will probably be funded by the Authorities of India and the remaining 40 p.c ( ₹7,566.4 crore) by the state authorities and the distribution company.
The proposed predominant works of modernisation embrace the development of 593 new sub-stations of 33/11 KV; capability enhancement of 1511 sub-stations of 33/11 KV; development of about 10,000 km of latest 33 KV strains; set up of 76,000 distribution transformers; development of about 22,000 km 11 KV line; development of about 15,000 km LT line (low stress line); and capability enhancement work of 1 lakh distribution transformers in city areas.