Newly appointed Principal Secretary, Power Development Department, Rohit Kansal is all set to get the Smart Meters introduced in UT of Jammu and Kashmir.
Kansal , in a meeting at Civil Secretariat ,Jammu discussed the modalities for implementation of smart metre installation project and execution of Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) for IT infrastructure created under R-APDRP Part-A here at a meeting in Civil Secretariat, Jammu.
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The meeting cleared the way for the implementation of 1.15 lakh smart electric meters in Jammu and Kashmir starting from July, 2020. The hardware along with software solution for the Smart Meters would be provided by REC PDCL.
Out of total number of alloted meters, 80 thousand would be installed in Jammu Division while 35 thousand devices would be for Kashmir.