In an endeavour to transform India’s power infrastructure and enhance energy efficiency, our national programme aims to replace the existing conventional electricity meters with smart meters.
By being connected through a web-based monitoring system, smart meters enable consumers to optimize their electricity consumption in near real time.

What is a Prepaid Smart Meters

Prepaid Smart Meters are the new generation of energy meters that are used to record electricity consumption in real time. As they are connected to the internet, users and utilities can easily track and monitor electricity usage and get accurate bills. Their remote meter reading capabilities completely eliminate the need for manual inspection, making them highly efficient and convenient. Consumers can also receive alerts of insufficient/ low balance or for abnormal usage to best optimize their consumption on a user-friendly web portal or mobile app.

Benefits of Prepaid Smart Meters

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By keeping regular tabs on how much energy you’re consuming; you will be encouraged to adjust your electricity usage and save money as well as resources.

Operational Efficiency

The existing manual system to collect revenue for power usage is not only inefficient, it also causes huge losses to power distribution companies. By being highly accurate, smart meters would significantly reduce these losses and help utilities in improving the power supply.


Smart meters send alerts of low balance in the account so that users can recharge well in advance and avoid any last-minute hassles.

Green Energy

By taking a step closer towards a smart energy system, smart meters reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, thereby reducing our country’s carbon footprint.

How do I get a Smart Meter

Can’t wait to replace your conventional electricity meter with a smart meter and avail all the perks? Simply contact your local electricity supplier or visit their website to know more about the availability and the process of getting a smart meter in your respective state.

Become a part of the smart energy revolution, request your smart meter today.

Smart Meter Deployment Status

The ambitious national programme aims to effectively replace the existing 25 crore conventional meters to smart meters. While this is a huge undertaking with challenges at every turn, progress is underway.




Agency Wise Sanctioned Installed SM Installed SM Prepaid In Stock
EESL 78,13,246 24,02,023 6,43,132 3,05,008
PFCCL 1,51,740 75,712 0 21,255
RECPDCL 1,44,933 60,113 0 48,793
Utility 31,39,832 14,81,907 55,529 1,12,002
Grand Total 1,12,49,751 40,19,755 6,98,661 4,87,058
Scheme Wise Sanctioned Installed SM Installed SM Prepaid In Stock
DDUGJY 39,200 38,400 0 0
IPDS 21,06,122 13,89,414 5,77,667 2,97,391
NSGM 7,23,433 1,27,361 0 47,639
PMDP 1,15,500 37,650 0 45,000
SG Pilot 1,56,533 1,56,533 0 0
Utility Owned 81,08,963 22,70,397 1,20,994 97,028
Grand Total 1,12,49,751 40,19,755 6,98,661 4,87,058

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