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GMR Smart Electricity to Supply 75.69 Lakh Smart Meters in UP Under RDSS

GMR Smart Electricity Distribution Pvt. Ltd. (GSEDPL) has secured Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project from two distribution companies (DISCOMS), namely, Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. (PVVNL) and Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. (DVVNL). The company has received Letter of Intent (LoI) for this project and will execute it under Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS).

Scope of work in this project includes supplying, installing, and commissioning of 75.69 lakh smart meters in areas under PVVNL and DVVNL. PVVNL will install these meters in Varanasi, Azamgarh, and Prayagraj regions, whereas DVVNL will be installing these smart meters in Agra and Aligarh. Further, Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the smart meters are also included in scope of work. This project will be executed on Design, Build, Finance, Own, Operate, and Transfer (DBFOOT) basis.