The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the award of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Distribution Management System (DMS) under R-APDRP Scheme for Jammu and Srinagar cities to M/S G.E T&D India Limited at a cost of Rs.173 crore.
An official statement said today, “The establishment of SCADA/DMS is a major step towards realizing the vision of 24×7 Power Supply to all consumers in the twin cities. SCADA will enable setting up of reliable and ”no manual touch” systems for system control/data collection and adoption of Information Technology in the area of energy accounting, it said.
“It will reduce Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) losses and enable real time monitoring & control of electric distribution network, handling of loads while load shedding & restoration and plugging of pilferage points,” the statement said. Read more