CESC bags power distribution contract in Bikaner

Kolkata
6 Feb 2017

CESC Limited, a part of the Rs. 19,000 crore RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, has just received a Letter of Intent for appointment as a power distribution franchisee for supply of electricity to Bikaner city in Rajasthan. This is the Group’s third distribution operation in Rajasthan, the other two being Kota and Bharatpur.
The Bikaner city appointment is based on a competitive bidding and a distribution agreement for a period of 20 years, is expected to be signed shortly.
Welcoming the new business opportunity, Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, CESC Limited, said today, “We are delighted to expand our new business opportunity in the growing state of Rajasthan.  The Bikaner city distribution franchise, spread over 155 sq.km, currently has 1.42 lakh consumers.  It will be our privilege to serve a population of 6.44 lakhs, where the peak load so far has been 130 MW.”
“At Bikaner we intend to follow the customer-centric initiatives already introduced at Kota and Bharatpur. In the light of very valuable experience earned in Kota and Bharatpur, we are committed to make our electricity distribution operation in Rajasthan one of the best in the country.” (EOIC)