18th December 2017,  Ministry of Power, New Delhi: A meeting was called by Ministry of Power under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble MoPS (I/C) Shri R.K Singh for roll out of prepaid Metering /Smart Metering in India.

Mr. A.K Verma , JS ( Distribution) appraised Hon’ble Minister about the various discussion Ministry had in past with Meter Manufacturers regarding Smart Metering and capacity of domestic meter industry. Hon’ble Minister requested the group to appraise him about the various Metering technologies available.
After detailed deliberation Hon’ble Minister made the following concluding remarks.

  • Only Smart Meters will be procured for future requirement
  • Requirement of Meters of various Discoms will be aggregated and ICB will be done
  • A committee of 4 members will be formed to prepare the document on Metering ecosystem