The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana
Company typeState Government-owned Corporation
IndustryElectricity Distribution
Founded2 June 2014; 9 years ago (2 June 2014)
HeadquartersHanumakonda, Telangana, India
Key people
Sri Karnati Varun Reddy , IAS
(Chairman And Managing Director)
ProductsElectricity
Websitetsnpdcl.in

The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana is the electricity distribution company owned by the government of Telangana for the 18 northern districts of Telangana with Hanumakonda as the headquarters.

History

The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana was incorporated under Companies Act 1956 and commenced its operations on 2 June 2014 with Warangal as its headquarters. It is successor to APNPDCL[clarification needed] which in turn APSEB.APNPDCL[clarification needed]

Its first chairman and managing director was Kathikeya Mishra, who was succeeded by Venkatanaraya Narayana and then by the third and present chairman and managing director Annamaneni Gopal Rao.

Map showing the districts of The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana (in green)

Network

The power company encompasses 18 districts: Mancherial, Nirmal, Kumram Bheem, Kamareddy, Peddapalli, Jagtial, Rajanna, Warangal, Hanumakonda, Mahabubabad, Mulugu, Prof Jayashankar, Jangaon, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar and Khammam districts.[1] Its network reaches a population of about 1.55 crores spread across villages and towns surrounding an area of 66,860 km2. In order to overcome the shortage of power in the state, solar power is also considered.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Northern Discom continues to get raw deal
  2. ^ "Telangana turns to solar power". The Times of India. 31 August 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2019.