North Eastern electricity Supply Company of Orissa Ltd. (NESCO)

Managed by Reliance Energy Limited which owns 51% of the shares, North Eastern electricity Supply Company of Orissa Ltd.( NESCO) provides electrical power supply to 5 districts in the north eastern region of Orissa. The company caters to more than 90, 0000 consumers.

Reliance Partnership

North Eastern electricity Supply Company of Orissa Ltd.( NESCO) deals with the supply and distribution of electricity in the north eastern region of Orissa including the districts of Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Bhadrak.

NESCO came into being in 1997 and since 1998 it has been in the business of providing electrical power to Orissa. As NESCO is an important division of the power sector, it has been tied up with the major player in Indian power sector, Reliance Energy Limited or REL.

It is Reliance Power that manages and runs NESCO for better functioning of the enterprise. 51% of NESCO's shares belong to Reliance which makes Reliance the major shareholder of NESCO.

Looking Forward: NESCO Objectives

The primary aim of North Eastern electricity Supply Company of Orissa Ltd. or NESCO is to provide electricity to the consumers, thus helping in the development of Orissa. Reliability and customer satisfaction are the two main priorities of NESCO. Keeping this goal in consideration, NESCO has several objectives. The objectives of NESCO are as follows:

  • Provide electric supply to all the people in its supply area which covers 28,000 square kilometers
  • Take up the work of improvement and enhancement of mechanical and electrical equipment and to implement Information Technology in its operations
  • Offer centralized services to the consumers
  • Provide continuous power supply at affordable rates

    NESCO caters to a large population consisting of more than 90, 0000 people. It provides electricity to 5 districts in north eastern region of Orissa. NESCO's contribution to the development of Orissa and to the power sector is thus invaluable and as it is under the management of Reliance Power, the latter has a major role to play in the success and achievements of NESCO.

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