Residents of T Nagar will have to wait even longer for smart electricity meters as they are being tested for errors. A Tangedco official said the delay is mainly due to the pandemic.
“Some machines were tested and errors were found. They are being rectified. We could not begin installation due to the second wave. Work should begin by next month,” he said.
The project to install smart electricity meters at 12,708 households of T Nagar was proposed in 2017 under the smart city mission.
For the purpose, nearly 1.45 lakh smart meters were procured from Venus Power Ventures India Ltd, at the cost of Rs 137 crore......