GMR Smart receives LoA for AMI services in Purvanchal zone under Uttar Pradesh RDSS

GMR Smart Electricity Distribution Private Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Power and Urban Infra Limited, received a letter of award (LoA) worth Rs 51,233.7 million from Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (PVVNL) for smart metering works in the Purvanchal (Varanasi, Azamgarh zone, and Prayagraj, Mirzapur zone) on design, build, finance, own, operate and transfer basis under the Uttar Pradesh Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS).

The advanced metering infrastructure work includes supply, installation, integration, commissioning, operation and maintenance of smart meters backed by state-of-the-art technology and software solutions for end-to-end automated system management and will install, integrate and maintain 5.01 million smart meters in the given area. The work is expected to be completed in 27 months at an estimated cost of Rs 27,366.5 million in Vanarasi and Azamgarh zone and Rs 23,867.2 million in Prayagraj and Mirzapur zone.