Minister launches mobile app for interface with discoms
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the ‘Urja Mitra’ mobile application that allows consumers across India to exchange real-time information with electricity distribution companies (discoms) on power supply.
“Urja Mitra provides a central platform in the form of web portal as well as mobile app for state power distribution utilities to disseminate information on outages to urban and rural consumers through SMSes, emails or push notifications,” he said.
Through this app, consumer can view outages across the country, as well as lodge complaints on outages in their area.
Consumers will get prior intimation on expected duration and cause of scheduled outages,” the Minister said.