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Budget 2020: Smart meters to plug leaks in supply, revenue

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 3, 2020

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday urged states and Union territories to replace conventional electricity meters with prepaid smart meters in three years, with the aim of cutting distribution losses and setting the stage for separating the carriage and content...

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New electricity cable infrastructure on cards via Rs 37,000 crore scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019

The Centre is considering a Rs 37,000-crore scheme to fund new overhead electricity distribution cabling infrastructure in states for prevention of rampant power theft. ...

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Rs 10,000 crore project to check power theft, electrify villages in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2018

Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project, envisaging minimization of line losses and...

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Power thefts worth Rs 134 crore detected in Haryana

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2017

Power utility companies in Haryana have detected electricity thefts worth nearly Rs 134 crore in the state in the past three months, a spokesman said on Wednesday.


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