Western Electricity Supply Company of Orissa Ltd.

DISCOM NAME WESCO
STATE NAME Odisha
DISCOM DESCRIPTION Western Electricity Supply Company of Orissa Limited (WESCO) was incorporated as a Public Limited Company on November19, 1997 to carry out the distribution and retail supply business of electricity in the entire western region of Orissa. The Company secured the Certificate of Commencement of business on 30.12.1997 and started functioning as a wholly owned subsidiary of Grid Corporation of Orissa Limited (GRIDCO), a Govt of Orissa power utility, from November 26, 1998 under latter’s Distribution and Retail Supply License. Subsequently, the Company obtained its own license for Retail Supply from Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) with effect from April 1, 1999. After privatisation of Distribution business under power sector reform process ,WESCO became a subsidiary of BSES Ltd , the premier Mumbai based Power Utility with acquisition 51 % majority share-holding. The authorised and paid up capital of the Company is 48.65 crores . The licensed area of operation of the Company is 48,000 sq. km and covers nine revenue districts of Western Orissa namely, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Bargarh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Nuapada and Kalahandi. Consequent upon acquisition of BSES Ltd by Reliance India Ltd, WESCO becomes an associate company of the former(BSES). Since April 1st 2003 the company is an associate company of BSES Ltd.
WEBSITE URL http://www.wescoodisha.com/
ABOUT DISCOM Western Electricity Supply Company of Orissa Limited (WESCO) was incorporated as a Public Limited Company on November19, 1997 to carry out the distribution and retail supply business of electricity in the entire western region of Orissa. The Company secured the Certificate of Commencement of business on 30.12.1997 and started functioning as a wholly owned subsidiary of Grid Corporation of Orissa Limited (GRIDCO), a Govt of Orissa power utility, from November 26, 1998 under latter’s Distribution and Retail Supply License. Subsequently, the Company obtained its own license for Retail Supply from Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) with effect from April 1999. After privatisation of Distribution business under power sector reform process ,WESCO became a subsidiary of BSES Ltd , the premier Mumbai based Power Utility with acquisition 51 % majority share-holding.The authorised and paid up capital of the Company is 48.65 crores . The licensed area of operation of the Company is 48,000 sq. km and covers nine revenue districts of Western Orissa namely, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Bargarh, Sonepur, Bolangir, Nuapada and Kalahandi.Our Corporate Office at Burla.
HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS BURLA- 768017,
DIST-SAMBALPUR,
ORISSA,
INDIA,
PHONE(91-663)2430892,
 2430895,
ERC NAME Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission

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2
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3
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