The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana
TypeState Government-owned Corporation
IndustryElectricity Distribution
Founded2 June 2014
HeadquartersWarangal, Telangana, India
Key people
Sri A.Gopal Rao ,Chairman & Managing Director[1]
ProductsElectricity
Websitehttp://www.tsnpdcl.in/

The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana is the electricity distribution company owned by the government of Telangana for the seventeen northern districts of Telangana with Warangal 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)
Map showing the districts of The Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana (in green)

Network

The power company encompasses 17 districts: Mancherial, Nirmal, Kumram Bheem, Kamareddy, Peddapalli, Jagtial, Rajanna, Warangal Urban, Warangal Rural, Mahabubabad, Prof Jayashankar, Jangaon, Bhadradri, Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar and Khammam districts.[2] 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.[3]

See also

References

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