Which of the following activities is / are carried out in the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS)?

  1. Provide financial support to discoms to reduce their AT&C losses
  2. Distribute energy efficient LED lights at low prices to consumers
  3. Promote FDI in power generation in India

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [A] Only 1

Integrated Power Development (IPDS) scheme focuses on improvement of T&D networks across India and provides financial assitance to all discoms (including private discoms) and state power departments to help reduction of AT&C losses, establishment of IT enabled energy accounting / auditing system, improvement in billed energy based on metered consumption and improvement in collection efficiency.

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