West Bengal Power Development Corporation

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West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited
পশ্চিমবঙ্গ বিদ্যুৎ উন্নয়ন নিগম লিমিটেড
Company typeWest Bengal Govt Owned Organization
PredecessorWest Bengal State Electricity Board
FoundedFormed in July 1985 with only one generating unit at Kolaghat TPS.
FounderWest Bengal Government
Key people
Dr. P. B. Salim, IAS
(Chairman & Managing Director)[1]
ProductsElectric power
RevenueIncrease9,277.84 crore (US$1.2 billion) (2017–18)
OwnerGovernment of West Bengal

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) is a non-listed company wholly owned and controlled by the Government of the Indian state of West Bengal and tasked with thermal power generation in the state. Its thermal power plants are in Kolaghat, Bakreswar, Sagardighi, Santaldih, and Bandel.

The corporation works in tandem with the West Bengal State Electricity Board.


  1. ^ Particulars of the Members of the Board of Directors
  2. ^ "Bhel commissions thermal unit in West Bengal". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2016.

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