Mahavitran has successfully completed the work of Integrated Energy Development Scheme for the expansion and strengthening of power distribution networks in 254 cities in the state.As a result,around 1.15 crore urban consumers are getting quality power supply.Considering the increasing number of consumers in urban areas and increase use of electricity due to modern life style,under the Integrated Power Development Scheme(IPDS) of the Union Government,MSEDCL undertook various works for expansion and strengthening of power distribution networks in these 254 cities under 44 divisions of MSEDCL.
The cities having population more than 15000 as per the 2011 census were selected for the scheme.To provide uninterrupted supply to the residential,commercial,industrial and other consumers,expansion,strengthening and augumentation of power infrastructure for releasing new connection,to reduce technical losses and to install metre with proper capacity for the energy audit of the consumer,transformer and feeder etc was done under this scheme.During last twelve years,work worth Rs.2300 crore had been completed under this scheme.
Under this scheme, of the 120 new-sub stations proposed,119 have been already commissioned and the capacity of 100 out of 100 sub-stations has been upgraded. As the Integrated Power Development Scheme is completed, quality supply is given to the 11515600 beneficiaries in the 254 cities. Besides, the Maharashtra has the highest number of underground lines. MSEDCL proposed the longest 4364 km powerline under the IPD scheme and has successfully completed the 100 percent work.