Chairman, Additional Chief Secretary
Managing Director, GUVNL
The GUVNL is engaged in the business of bulk purchase and sale of electricity, Supervision, Co-ordination and facilitation of the activities of its six Subsidiary Companies. The GSECL is engaged in the business of Generation of Electricity. The GETCO is engaged in the business of Transmission of Electricity. The UGVCL, DGVCL, MGVCL and PGVCL are engaged in the business of Distribution of Electricity in the Northen, Southern, Central and Western areas of Gujarat respectively.
Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) was incorporated in August 1993 and is registered under the Companies Act, 1956 with the objectives to initiate a process of restructuring of Power Sector and to mobilize resources from the market for adding to the generating capacity of the State and improving the quality and cost of existing generation. The Company was promoted by erstwhile Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) as it's wholly owned subsidiary in the context of liberalization and as a part of efforts towards restructuring of the Power Sector. The Memorandum and Articles of Association of GSECL envisage a wide spectrum of activities to improve the electricity infrastructure of Gujarat. GSECL has initiated its activities in the field of Generation of Power.
Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Limited (GETCO) was set up in May 1999 and is registered under the Companies Act, 1956. The Company was promoted by erstwhile Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) as its wholly owned subsidiary in the context of liberalization and as a part of efforts towards restructuring of the Power Sector. Subsequently, the Government of Gujarat vide Notification dated 31st March, 2005 notified that pursuant to the Transfer Scheme, the effective date for the transfer of assets, liabilities, proceedings and personnel be further extended to 1st April, 2005. A holding company, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), has been also been formed. Apart from co-ordination functions, GUVNL is also handling Trading and Bulk Supply functions.
We at DISCOMs have the rare privilege of empowering millions of people by supplying electricity in their homes as well as to places where they do all kinds of activities – agricultural (or allied), commercial, industrial & other. All four Companies DGVCL, MGVCL, PGVCL & UGVCL incorporated on 15th September, 2003 with certificate of business w.e.f. 15th October, 2003. Commercial operation of company are started on 1st April 2005. All distribution companies are feeding electricity in all districts of Gujarat State. For better administration and consumers' conveniences, administrative area of all companies are divided in to total 40 and out of which 20 circles are under direct control of 3 Corporate Offices.