West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company
|Public Sector Undertaking|
|Founded||April 1, 2007|
|Headquarters||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|West Bengal, India|
|Sri Rajesh Pandey (Chairman)|
West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) was established in 2007 following the unbundling of the state electricity board of West Bengal and responsible for providing power to 96% of West Bengal with a customer base of more than 1.68 crore across the state. The company has achieved a profit of ₹95.13 crore (US$13 million or €12 million) (PAT) in the fiscal year 2010-11.
The Company is managed by a Board of Directors comprising twelve members out of which seven are Executive Directors including Chairman & Managing Director. Besides one Woman Director and four Independent Directors constitute the Board.
Over the years, WBSEDCL has been continually evolving to position itself as a leading Power Utility services organization of the Country. In the changing landscape, post recent global slowdown, it is anticipated that demand for electricity will change rapidly and expectations will also increase exponentially. WBSEDCL continually strives to enhance the quality of services delivered to its customers. WBSEDCL provides quality power to a gargantuan customer base of more than 1.81 crore across West Bengal through its service network spanning 5 Zones, 20 Regional Offices, 72 Distribution Divisions and 512 Customer Care Centers.