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State to get Rs. 1,487 cr for power reforms

HT Correspodent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, December 27, 2013
First Published: 20:37 IST(27/12/2013) | Last Updated: 20:37 IST(27/12/2013)

The government of India has approved power development schemes of Rs. 1,487 crore for 36 towns in Haryana for its restructured accelerated power development and reforms programme (RAPDRP).


The principal secretary, power, Haryana, Devender Singh, who chaired a meeting of senior officers of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, said in a release that the RAPDRP would be executed in two parts. Under one part, the power distribution system would be made information technology (IT) based, while under another part, the power distribution system in the towns would be strengthened and renovated.

The power discoms planned to give a strong information technology base to the electricity distribution system by way of consumer indexing, GIS and asset mapping, metering of feeders and distribution transformers, automatic data logging, feeder segregation, ring fencing, information technology applications, establishment of base line data system, etc. He said that for the RAPDRP schemes, the Central government was providing 100% loan which would be converted into grant if the schemes were completed within the stipulated period.

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