CHANDIGARH—As per the assessment of Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (DHBVNL) and Uttar Haryana Bijli Nigam Limited (UHBVNL) have achieved “A Rating” for the year 2018-19 thus improved their ratings compared to year 2015-16 (B Rating) it is stated by the Additional Chief Secretary, Haryana Electricity Department, PK Das. He further stated that the Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), functioning under the aegis of Ministry of Power, Government of India, has been publishing integrated rating of power distribution units of states across the country based on annual assessment.
Das said this during a review meeting with officers of DHBVN here on Friday. He said that even more important for the state was that despite the lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Haryana Power DISCOMS kept their established ratings in the 9th Annual Integrated Rating as per the audit for the financial year 2019-20.
He said that providing regular uninterrupted power to the consumers of the state is the priority of the State Government. In this context, various information technology initiatives can be identified and planned to be implemented through Haryana State Discoms such as UHBVNL and DHBVNL over the next six months. In this series, there is a plan to deploy a real-time data acquisition system (RT-DAS) in all the distribution feeders of the state for which an amount of Rs 20.35 crore has been allocated.
He said that the implementation of RT-DAS would enable timely monitoring of power distribution. He said that as a result of sustained concerted efforts, both the power transmission units of Haryana – UHBVNL and DHBVNL have been on a path of steady progress for the last four years in terms of operational and financial performance.
YS.Rana: Principal Correspondent.