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10% smart meters installed in Kashmir: CE KPDCL

Srinagar, Mar 8: The government on Wednesday said that 10 per cent of the target for smart meters have been installed so far and the rest will be completed by the next two years.

Talking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Chief Engineer, Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL), Javed Yousuf Dar said that the electricity will be snapped from the areas where the people will object and halt the smart meter installation.

He said that the people should not halt the smart meter installation, adding that the government has already created awareness in this regard.

The Chief Engineer further said that a total of 80,000 smart meters have been installed so far and the rest are being installed. “The process to complete the smart meters installation will be completed by the next two years,” he said.

Pertinently, a few areas of Habba Kadal area reeling under darkness as the authorities have snapped the electricity after the people staged protest over the installation of smart meters in the locality.


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