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The electricity distribution sector in India is considered to be the most important link in the entire power sector value chain. It is also the face of the electricity sector for consumers. The most critical issues plaguing the distribution sector are high aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses, poor billing and revenue collection efficiency and inadequate infrastructure. This sector has been reeling under losses to the tune of Rs.3.8 trillion due to systemic inefficiencies. High AT&C losses are the most pressing problem as it affects the overall performance of the sector.

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