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DPSC may sign power distribution franchisee agreement for Gaya

Licence area was around 190 sq km with both high and low tension consumers

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

City-based power company Ltd today said it is likely to sign a power distribution franchisee agreement with the South Bihar Power Distribution Co. Ltd.

The company in a statement said had invited for appointment as a distribution franchise in Town and adjoining areas.

The licence area was around 190 sq km with both high and low tension consumers.

The company declined to reveal the revenue impact and details of expansion of the distribution business.

It was earlier known as the Dishergarh Power Supply Company Ltd, one of the oldest power utility in the country and was incorporated in 1919 in West Bengal.

The company generated 12 MW from its coal-based thermal power plant at Dishergarh and the rest sourced from DVC.

The company has license for supply of electricity in and around Asansol-Ranigunj area spread over 618 sq km.

First Published: Wed, August 14 2013. 17:34 IST