GMR group secures LoA for smart metering project from DVVNL

GMR Smart Electricity Distribution Private Limited (GSEDPL) has received letter of award (LoA) from Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (DDVNL) to implement smart metering project in Dakshinanchal (Agra, and Aligarh zone) area of Uttar Pradesh. GSEDPL will install, integrate and maintain 2.55 million smart meters. The implementation tenure is expected to be 27 months from the date of execution of contract and an operating period of 93 months. The total contract value (inclusive of goods and sales tax) for Agra and Aligarh zone is about Rs 24.7 billion. The project will include supply, installation, integration, commissioning and operation and maintenance of smart meters on design-build-finance-own-operate-transfer basis.