With the development of technology nowadays the automation in every field is becoming necessary. But in Bangladesh automation is not applied in the field of utility bills collection. In the present system the service provider for energy still uses conventional methods for getting the energy consumed by individual customer. The meter reader people goes to each meter and takes the meter reading manually to issue the bills which is prepared by the electricity Board station after submitting the meter data. This energy meter reading is a monotonous and an expensive task. Also the data can be erroneous. So we proposed here a “GSM based Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) System” which automatically collects the meter reading and sends it to the service provider using “short message services(SMS)

 

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