Urja App

How Urja App is A Performance Tracking Competitive Platform for DISCOMS?

To carry forward ‘Digital India’ campaign, the Ministry of Power has decided to build a creative and innovative ‘URJA’ app for citizens of India that aimed to check/track the performance of distribution companies (DISCOMS) via IT systems enabled under IPDS (R-APDRP) covering 1405 towns all over the India.

URJA mobile app is a digital initiative, with a vision to generate a sense of positive competition amongst the distribution utilities on different customer centric parameters like outage information, addressing consumer complaints, power reliability, timely release of connections, and much more. Besides, ranking of town is done based on monthly basis and consumers can make online bill payments.

As per the Govt. of India – this app developed under Integrated Power Development Scheme, it is a priority programme of Ministry of Power for urban power distributions sector i.e. DISCOMS that aims at: –

– Strengthening of sub transmission and distribution network
– Shows a total number of Go-Live towns
– Metering of distribution feeders
– Track the SCADA and IPDS progress
– Also check out a number of skilled human resources

In the month of June, during two-day conference of Power Ministers in South Goa, the Govt. of India launched ‘URJA’ application for Android platform under Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan. This app will shortly available for Windows and iOS platforms to ensure that the benefits reach out to the masses. Here is an article where you can get more about the ‘URJA’ mobile app. Consumers can also access all these information on web at www.urjaindia.co.in.

The ‘URJA’ app is designed for a radical reform in the India’s power sector obstacles like energy lost / power theft (AT&C loss), pending consumer complaints, offline payment option, power breakdown or faults and much more. With the ‘URJA’ app, the Govt.of India to get rid of all above obstacles and increase the efficiency and productivity in delivery of power supply from electricity distribution companies.

Besides, at the bottom of an application the Govt. of India provided a number for electricity complaints at 1912. It is an effective way to enhance the consumer connects with electricity department.