Smart Power India (SPI), a subsidiary of the Rockefeller Foundation, working in the area of rural electrification, and Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU) have announced their partnership today to work on a model to improve electricity access and reliability in rural areas in Odisha.
To mark the beginning of this partnership, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Mr. Manoj Kumar Singh, Senior General Manager, CESU and Mr. Jaideep Mukherji, CEO, SPI. SPI and CESU will work together to develop and implement a Model Distribution Zone in a select area to demonstrate improvements in electricity service by enhancing reliability and customer services.
The learnings and impact from this initiative will be further used to address challenges in enhancing electricity access, providing high quality electricity service and stimulating demand for electricity in rural areas.
The program will measure the outcome based on these indicators with an aim to improve viability of electricity distribution service in rural areas of the state. Read More
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