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Eight lakh smart meters to be installed in J&K by 2023 Smart Meter Project

Eight lakh smart meters to be installed in J&K by 2023

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Oct 2021, 11:49 pm

Srinagar/IBNS: The Administrative Council (AC) met Wednesday under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and authorised the Jammu Power Distribution Corporation Ltd (JPDCL) and the Kashmir Distribution Corporation Ltd (KPDCL) to implement the smart metering project.

Under the smart metering project, six lakh smart and prepaid meters would be installed across J&K through RECPDCL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Rural Electrification Corporation under the Ministry of Power.

Currently, two lakh smart meters are being installed in Jammu and Srinagar under the Prime Minister’s Development Programme (PMDP).