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Karnataka  State Discom List

S. No. DISCOM NAME FULL NAME DESCRIPTION
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BESCOM Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd. In the first step the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board, which was responsible for Power Transmission and Distribution in the state of Karnataka was corporatised into Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited w.e.f. 1.8.1999. Subsequently, Transmission and Distribution functions of KPTCL were separated. KPTCL remained as a Transmission Company. Distribution of power was entrusted to Four regional Distribution Companies w.e.f. 1.6.2002 viz., BESCOM, HESCOM, MESCOM & GESCOM. One more Distribution Company was formed in Mysore w.e.f. 1.4.2005 by bifurcating the jurisdiction of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd., BESCOM, has been entrusted with Distribution of Power in the Districts of Bangalore Urban/Rural, Kolar, Tumkur, Ramanagar, Chikkaballapura, Chitradurga and Davanagere Districts.
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MESCOM Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd. In the first step the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board, which was responsible for Power Transmission and Distribution in the state of Karnataka was corporatised into Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited w.e.f. 1.8.1999. Subsequently, Transmission and Distribution functions of KPTCL were separated. KPTCL remained as a Transmission Company. Distribution of power was entrusted to Four regional Distribution Companies w.e.f. 1.6.2002 viz., BESCOM, HESCOM, MESCOM & GESCOM. One more Distribution Company was formed in Mysore w.e.f. 1.4.2005 by bifurcating the jurisdiction of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd., BESCOM, has been entrusted with Distribution of Power in the Districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Shimoga, Chickmagalur.
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HESCOM Hubli Electricity Supply Company Ltd. In the first step the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board, which was responsible for Power Transmission and Distribution in the state of Karnataka was corporatised into Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited w.e.f. 1.8.1999. Subsequently, Transmission and Distribution functions of KPTCL were separated. KPTCL remained as a Transmission Company. Distribution of power was entrusted to Four regional Distribution Companies w.e.f. 1.6.2002 viz., BESCOM, HESCOM, MESCOM & GESCOM. One more Distribution Company was formed in Mysore w.e.f. 1.4.2005 by bifurcating the jurisdiction of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd., BESCOM, has been entrusted with Distribution of Power in the Districts of averi, Uttara Kannada, Dharwad, Gadag, Belgaum, Bagalkot and Bijapur.
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GESCOM Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Ltd. In the first step the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board, which was responsible for Power Transmission and Distribution in the state of Karnataka was corporatised into Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited w.e.f. 1.8.1999. Subsequently, Transmission and Distribution functions of KPTCL were separated. KPTCL remained as a Transmission Company. Distribution of power was entrusted to Four regional Distribution Companies w.e.f. 1.6.2002 viz., BESCOM, HESCOM, MESCOM & GESCOM. One more Distribution Company was formed in Mysore w.e.f. 1.4.2005 by bifurcating the jurisdiction of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd., BESCOM, has been entrusted with Distribution of Power in the Districts of Bidar, Gulbarga, Yadgir, raichur, Koppal, Bellary.
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CESCOM Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Ltd. In the first step the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board, which was responsible for Power Transmission and Distribution in the state of Karnataka was corporatised into Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited w.e.f. 1.8.1999. Subsequently, Transmission and Distribution functions of KPTCL were separated. KPTCL remained as a Transmission Company. Distribution of power was entrusted to Four regional Distribution Companies w.e.f. 1.6.2002 viz., BESCOM, HESCOM, MESCOM & GESCOM. One more Distribution Company Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (CESC)was formed in Mysore w.e.f. 1.4.2005 by bifurcating the jurisdiction of Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd., BESCOM, has been entrusted with Distribution of Power in the Districts of Mysore, Chamarajanagar, Mandya, Hassan and Madakeri.