Big Update Regarding Smart Meter Installations in Jammu And Kashmir
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Managing Director, KPDCL held a meeting here to review the progress regarding the progress of Smart Meter Installations in Srinagar.
The chair, as per member privy to the meeting, was appraised by the concerned officials of the KPDCL and TKC’s regarding the progress of the smart meter installation progress.
The things, as per GNS, which came up for discussion during the meeting included the slow progress of TKC’s regarding installation of smart meters was seriously viewed by the chair and directions were issued on spot to increase the workforce to meet the deadline.
Various officials of KPDCL were directed, during the meeting, to work in synchronization with the concerned officials of District Administration to minimize the protests against installations of the meters.
TKC’s were given strict directions regarding the Non-Communicating Meters and were directed to resolve the issue as soon as possible without any fail.
Damaged meters need to be replaced with new meters)( and the concerned Turnkey Contractors were given directions to install new ones within least possible time.
The chair also issued directions to TKC’s to give wide publicity regarding the advantages of Smart meters.
Instructions were passed on to disconnect all the defaulters.
The meeting also reached a consensus for the erection of hoardings across the city centres so as to give wide publicity regarding advantages of Electric Smart meters.
The meeting was attended Chief Engineer (Distribution), KPDCL, Superintending Engineer Circle Ist, KPDCL, Executive Engineers of O&M Div Ist and IVth, AEE’s and Territorial SDO’s and officials of Turnkey Contractors (Anvil Cables and Techno Ltd) besides other officials. (GNS)