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CESC begins power distribution in Rajasthan at Kota

Two wholly-owned subsidiaries of CESC Rajasthan Limited is formed for electricity distribution in Kota, Bharatpur for 20 years

BS Reporter  |  Kolkata 

Chairman & Managing Director of 'RP-Sanjiv Goneka Group' Sanjiv Goneka

The Rs. 17,000 crore RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, on Thursday said, it has begun its electricity distribution operation at Kota in Rajasthan.

Aniruddha Basu, managing director at The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) said in Kota, two wholly-owned subsidiaries of CESC Rajasthan Limited have been formed for electricity distribution in Kota and Bharatpur for a period of 20 years.

According to A.N. Singh, CEO of CESC Rajasthan, the Kota distribution franchise is spread over 150 square kilometres and has 1.76 lakh registered consumers which grew seven per cent during 2014-15 as compared to the previous fiscal year.

"At Kota we will follow CESC's customer-centric initiatives to provide best-in-class services to power consumers by developing and modernising the city's distribution systems", Basu said in a statement.

He said that citizens of Kota will be provided with immediate new connections and they will benefit from the proactive complaint management from CESC which currently has more than 3 million consumers in its licensed area in Kolkata and adjacent area.

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First Published: Thu, September 01 2016. 18:58 IST