Electricity To Be Snapped In Areas Where People Resist Installation Of Smart Meters

SRINAGAR: The government on Wednesday said that around ten percent of smart meters have been  installed so far and the rest of the installation process will be completed by the next two years.

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 urged people to not halt the process of 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 are reeling under darkness as authorities have snapped the electricity after the people staged protest over the installation of smart meters in the locality. (KNO)


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