Srinagar, Jan 29: In order to review the progress on implementation of Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS) in District, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner (DC), Srinagar Dr Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat.
At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner took a division wise review about the progress achieved under the RDSS and other measures to reduce AT&C losses (Target of 43% for 2023-24) and decreasing gap between ACS (Average Cost of Supply) and ARR (Average Revenue Realized) (target of Rs 1.8 per unit for 2023-24).
The DC termed the RDSS a game changer and said that the scheme has been launched with an objective to modernize and augment the power infrastructure by Improving Quality, Reliability & Affordability of power supply to consumers.
The DC also reviewed the present status with regard to different components of the RDSS Scheme including installation Smart Metering, Distribution Infra, Project Management and Training, Capacity Building & Other Activities. The DC was informed that about 2.40 lakh consumers including Domestic, Commercial, Industrial, Agriculture, Government Department are registered with KPDCL in Srinagar District through a connected load of 674.88 MW.
Reviewing the progress on implementation of RDSS in Srinagar District, the DC enjoined upon the Officers and executing agencies to further gear up the men and machinery by undertaking different components of the activities in a parallel mode while implementing the RDSS in all the Electric Divisions of the District.
The DC further laid emphasis that all the ongoing works under the scheme should be completed under the set timelines to achieve the desired objective of scheme for overall betterment of the power scenario.