Ministry of Power, Government of India notified “Integrated Power Development Scheme” (IPDS) on 3rd December’14 with following components:
1. Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas;
2. Metering of distribution transformers /feeders / consumers in the urban areas.
3. IT enablement of distribution sector and strengthening of distribution network.
The scheme will help in reduction in AT&C losses, establishment of IT enabled energy accounting / auditing system, improvement in billed energy based on metered consumption and improvement in collection efficiency.