CEA seeks inputs from states for a distribution sector plan up to 2021-22

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has sought inputs from state energy secretaries for preparing a perspective plan for the power distribution segment. The CEA has asked the states about the current status of distribution infrastructure, smart grids, consumer metering, reliability and quality of power, AT&C losses, prospects for financial turnaround/viability, etc., and to submit a perspective plan for the distribution segment in their respective states up to 2021-22.