Published On:November 18 2016
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CESC extends power distribution operations to Bharatpur.
CESC, an RP- Sanjiv Goenka Group Company which serves 3.1 million customers in Kolkata has started its distribution franchisee operation at Bharatpur. This is the group’s second distribution operation in Rajasthan – the one at Kota, Rajasthan had begun in September this year.
According to A.N Singh, CEO , CESC Rajasthan, while the recently formed Bharatpur Electricity Supply Limited (BESL) has taken over the technical operations and maintenance responsibility at Bharatpur with effect from November 16, full-fledged commercial activities will begin from December 1, this year.
Bharatpur city currently has more than 52,000 power consumers with annual energy sales amounting to 230 million units. The distribution franchise is spread over 50 sq. km.
“At Bharatpur we will follow CESC’s customer centric initiatives to provide best-in-class service to power consumers by developing and modernising the existing distribution systems. Special attention will be given to immediate fault rectifications, new connections and attending to consumer complaints” Singh said.
Aniruddha Basu , MD CESC said: “Our experience in Kota since September 2016 has been good. We are fully committed to make our electricity distribution operations in Rajasthan one of the best in the country. It may be recalled that CESC won both franchisee through competitive bidding floated by Jaipur Vidyut Nigam Limited.'