Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS)

Date : 20/11/2014 - 31/12/2018 | Sector: urban areas

Ministry of Power, Government of India vide OM No 26/1/2014-APDRP dated 03.12.2014 has conveyed the sanction for launch/implementation of  Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) with the following components:

     

  1. Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution networks in the urban areas;
  2.      

  3. Metering of distribution transformers/feeders/consumers in the urban areas.
  4.    

  5. IT enablement of distribution sector and strengthening of distribution network, as per CCEA approval dated 21.06.2013 for completion of the targets laid down under R-APDRP for 12th and 13th Plans by carrying forward the approved outlay for R-APDRP to IPDS.

The Monitoring Committee of Ministry of Power has approved the projects under IPDS for the State of Karnataka amounting to Rs. 1144.45 crores. The ESCOM-wise details are as below

 

Sl No

Name of the ESCOM

No. of towns

DPR Cost Approved by MoP (Amount in Rs. Crores)

1

BESCOM

45

459.45

2

CESC

33

179.06

3

GESCOM

42

184.33

4

MESCOM

29

168.44

5

HESCOM

73

206.38

Total

222

1197.66

 

Beneficiary:

Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas

Benefits:

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.