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Tag: Nesco

Dharna By NESCO Employees Against TATA Power
One Month On, Protest By NESCO Employees Continues Against TATA Power

More than 700 employees of the erstwhile power distribution company, NESCO which has now been acquired by the TATA Power, continue protest for over a month demanding regularisation of their jobs

Tata Power Takes Over Power Distribution In North Eastern Odisha
Tata Power Takes Over Power Distribution In North Eastern Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Tata Power on Thursday took over the management and operations of NESCO (North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha) upon completion of the sale process. The countrys largest integrated power utility said, NESCO now will operate under the company name TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPNODL). As per the order issued by the Odisha […]

SOUTHCO, NESCO Begin Crackdown On Power Defaulters

Berhampur: After the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU), the Southern Electricity Supply Company (SOUTHCO) and North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Limited (NESCO) have started power disconnection drive in their respective jurisdictions. SOUTHCO, as per its earlier announcement, began drive on Sunday to cut electricity connection of people who have not cleared their pending […]

WESCO To Crackdown On Power Defaulters From Feb 18, Nesco & Southco To Follow Soon

Sambalpur/Balasore/Berhampur: After CESU Odisha’s power disconnection drive, other power distribution companies like Western Electricity Supply Company of Odisha (WESCO) has now decided to commence crackdown on electricity bill defaulters from February 18. Authorised Officer, Headquarter Office WESCO, Tapas Kumar Pattnaik on Saturday urged electricity consumers to pay their pending bills by February 17 and informed […]

Beggar Pays Rs 2000 Electricity Bill To Avoid Power Supply Disconnection!

Bhadrak: Struggle and dependency is mostly what we think of when the word “beggar” is mentioned but the story of a divyang, Kartik Nath, a resident of Ward no 30 of Bhadrak who lives by begging, is setting example for many. Amid the crackdown on power defaulters by Central Electricity Supply Utility of Orissa Limited […]

Odisha will witness 139MW peak deficit in Dec 2019: CEA Report

Bhubaneswar: Like the 2018 winter, will power cuts return this winter in Odisha, especially when a Central Electricity Authority’s report predict a 139 MW peak deficit in December 2019? When last year poor hydropower generation was behind the power crisis in winter, the situation is not so this winter. The hydropower generating reservoirs in the […]

Rural Power supply Goes Haywire in Odisha: Plug-outs high, No 24X7 Access

Bhubaneswar: The rural power play in Odisha has hiccups galore. While the State even in the monsoon period (August 2019) failed to provide 24X7 power supply in rural areas, the frequent power outages in the villages were highly irritating. As per the data available with State Energy Department, the villages in the districts of Sambalpur, […]

Three Nesco officials arrested on scraps theft charges

Balasore: The Sahadevkhunta police on Friday arrested three officials of North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Limited (NESCO) on charges of stealing scraps worth lakhs of rupees from the storeyard of the company in Balasore district. The arrested officers have been identified as the then Executive Engineer Chittaranajan Mistry and two store keepers, Rajendra […]

NESCO junior engineer assaulted in Balasore

Bhograi: A Junior Engineer (JE) of the North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Limited (NESCO) was thrashed by some locals of Mahisamunda village under Bhograi block of Balasore district today. Police who had gone to rescue of the JE also faced the wrath of the villagers. As per sources, JE Madan Mohan Sahu had […]

SC upholds OERC order to cancel licenses of 3 Reliance Infra power discoms

Bhubaneswar: In a big blow to Reliance Infra, the Supreme Court today upheld the orders of Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to cancel licenses of three power distribution companies (discoms) NesCo, WesCo and SouthCo following their appeal to withdraw the decision. The Odisha power regulator on March 4, 2015 had revoked licenses of the three […]

Villagers protest unscheduled power cuts in Balasore

Balasore:  Protesting unscheduled power cuts, locals along with some traders staged a demonstration in front of NESCO office at Gopalpur under Bahanaga block in Balasore district today. Nearly a hundred activists gheraoed the office and later sat on a dharna demanding a solution to the issue at the earliest. It is alleged that locals have […]

Keonjhar - Engineer shoe garlanded
Locals force NESCO official to wear shoe garland over undeclared power cut

Keonjhar: Locals of Keonjhar town today garlanded an official of North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Limited (NESCO) with shoes to protest undeclared power cut in the region. As per reports, members of Keonjhar civil society gheraoed the NESCO office here demanding no power cut in the area. The protestors also wanted the Keonjhar […]

Odisha aims to cut discoms’ T&D losses to 30%

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today set a target of bringing down the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) losses of four distribution companies (discoms) to 30%. In a meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary a decision was taken to limit the T&D losses of Cesu, Wesco, Nesco and Southco at 30% by next year from the current […]