About the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS):
The scheme was established in 2014 with the following goals:
♦ Strengthen transmission and distribution networks in urban areas.
♦ Measure distribution transformers/feeders/consumers in urban areas.
♦ IT support for the distribution sector and strengthening of the distribution network.
♦ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and IT-enabled balance urban towns schemes
♦ The scheme is administered by the Ministry of Power, Government of India, and it focuses on urban power distribution.
♦ Under the scheme, all discoms will be eligible for financial assistance
♦ Under the overall supervision of the Power Ministry, Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC) has been designated as the Nodal Agency for the scheme’s operationalization and implementation.