1.10 lakh smart meters sanctioned under IPDS till March 16
About 1.10 lakhs smart meters have been sanctioned under Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) till March 2016, as stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.
The Minister further stated that under the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme, participating States & Utilities would go for Smart Metering for all consumers with consumption above 500 units per month by December 31, 2017 and above 200 units per month by December 31, 2019.
Contact: Ministry of Power, Govt. of India