What is Urja Mitra App & Urja Mitra Web Portal?

 

Urjit Mitra is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Power, Government of India, to provide information about power outages (power cuts) to Indian electricity consumers through SMS / email/push notifications. Urja Mitra provides outage management and notification platform for disseminating outage information to electricity distribution consumers across India. Urjamitra

The Urja Mitra App has been developed for the Android / iOS platform by the Ministry of Power, India’s Government, under the Urjit Mitra Scheme. Citizens can get information about power cuts related to electricity distribution companies online. URJAMITRA is a beautiful example of cooperative federalism.

The Ministry of Power, Government of India, has developed the Urja Mitra web portal and Urja Mitra Mobile App to make information related to power outages to the public. RECTPCL develops the Urja Mitra App & Urja Mitra Web Portal (REC Transmission Projects Company Limited), a M / s Rural Electrification Corporation Limited subsidiary.

Urja Mitra is the first application of its kind, a platform to provide information on power outages to power consumers of various state power distribution companies across urban/rural areas across India through SMS / email/push notifications (Web Portal as well as Mobile App).

Urja Mitra Scheme is a step towards India’s Government moving towards Digital India Mission, based on the principle Pro-People Good Governance (P2G2) of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

At present, 53 State Electricity Distribution Corporations of 29 States / Union Territories of the country are connected to Urja Mitra Web Portal. This web portal serves 30 crore electricity consumers of 105000 feeders of 671 circles of these power distribution companies.

Overboard / Participant State and DISCOM Overview
Overview of a power outage (power cut) (state / discom wise)
Displaying real-time information (current/scheduled/undetermined) of power cuts in the area affected the circle level.
Displaying students with pictures on the map with a power cut.
Uptime / Downtime data in any part of the country
Enumeration of registered urban, mixed and rural consumers on the system
Average power availability figures at the all-India level.

Registration: The citizen has been given the facility to register for the maximum number of power connections to get information about the power outage.
Power Reduction – The facility for providing information on the problem related to the power cut of the electricity provider company in the consumer area.
Registration Request: Facility to submit a request for citizens to receive notification of power cut through SMS / push notifications/email notifications over the phone.
Restoration Time – Facility to receive SMS / Email / Push notifications about the estimated restoration time for undetermined power cuts.
Receiving Notifications – Facility to get preliminary information through SMS / Email / Push notifications of date and duration of power outages in selected areas.
View of power cuts on the map- Facility to view the power cuts graphically in the area visible on the map.
Vernacular Mobile App: Urjit Mitra App is available for widespread use in almost all languages.
Power Uptime / Downtime – Facility to view power uptime and downtime in any part of the country.