Consider the following statements about the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS):

  1. It aims at strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas
  2. It envisages metering of distribution transformers and feeders in the urban areas

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

  Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) has been launched with the objectives of: 

  • Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas
  • Metering of distribution transformers and feeders in the urban areas
  • IT enablement of distribution sector and strengthening of distribution network 
  • It helps in reduction in AT&C losses
  • Establishment of IT enabled energy accounting / auditing system

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module