Review of X Plan APDRP and R-APDRP in XI Plan . V.K Sharma AGM (DMS). 18 th may 2009. NEED FOR DISTRIBUTION REFORMS. Skewed tariff structure leading to unsustainable cross subsidy. Cost of supply not covered through tariff.
R-APDRP in XI Plan
18th may 2009
The Govt. of India approved during 2000-01 a scheme called Accelerated Power Development Programme (APDP) to provide systematic finance to enable SEBs/Utilities to take up distribution sector reform.
Further, after including the recommendations of Expert Committee on state specific reforms, Govt. of India rechristened Accelerated Power Development Programme as the Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme with inclusion of incentive windows in 2002-03
The programme aims at :
The programme has two components:
INVESTMENT COMPONENTassistance for strengthening and up gradation of sub-transmission & distribution.
Focus is on high density urban areas to achieve quick results as losses in absolute terms are very high in such areas.
INCENTIVE COMPONENTis a grant for states / Utilities towards reduction of cash losses.
The programme objective:
(Source : Task force Report on APDRP Restructuring)
Fig Rs. in Crore
(Source:Plg. Comm/ PFC)
DURING XIth PLAN
PART A (Base-line Data System):
# System Requirement Specification (SRS) Template for above finalised at MoP to be used by the State power utilities.
PART B (Distribution strengthening projects) :
Eligibility Criteria for APDRP assistance
The States / utilities shall be required to:
Utilities having AT&C loss above 30%: Reduction by 3% per yr
Utilities having AT&C loss below 30%: Reduction by 1.5% per yr