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The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (the Commission) vide its order dated 31.03.1999 passed in case No.2/99, under the provisions of the Odisha Electricity Reform Act, 1995, had issued License to   Central Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Ltd. (CESCO) Registered Office: 2nd Floor, IDCO Tower, Janpath, Bhubaneswar-751022, Dist: Khurda, Odisha, to carry out the business of Distribution & Retail Supply in the area of supply as mentioned in the said license. Under the said license, CESCO had been carrying out the Distribution and Retail Supply as its licensed activity in its area of supply as stated in the said license. The Commission revoked the license of CESCO with effect from 01.04.2005 and on 18.04.2005 the Commission appointed Chief Executive Officer and Administrator (CEO & A) to discharge the licensed activity of Central Zone Electricity Distribution and Supply Utility (CZEDSU). Later, vide order  dt.08.09.2006, the Commission in exercise  of power u/s 22 of the  Electricity Act,2003 has formulated a  Scheme named “ Central Electricity Supply Utility of  Odisha ( Operation  and Management ) Scheme ,  2006 for  operation and management of the  Utility. The said Scheme shall remain in force for a period of 2 years which may be extended by the Commission in public interest. Under the provisions of said Scheme, all assets, liabilities, rights, proceedings and manpower as  well as the license for  distribution  and supply of electricity held by CESCO has been developed and vested on  Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU)  and it has been authorized to carry out the  business of distribution of electricity in accordance with license conditions in respect of area  assigned to CESCO under revoked license  has to abide by the directions of the Commission issued from time to time. The period of the Scheme is further extended for a period of one year w.e.f. 08.09.2010 to 07.09.2011.As per provision of last amendment on 6th Sept, 2008  for the general / overall management of  CESU, the Commission has also constituted a  Management  Board and one Utility Advisory Committee for development of customers services. The scheme was again amended in  2012, 2013 and  extended upto 07.09.2014. Under the aforesaid Scheme, the CESU has to comply with the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003 and other relevant statutory provisions and license conditions with regard to distribution of electricity in its area of supply. Chairman and CEO of CESU are the full time members of the Board.



Total customers 16,71,152
Domestic 88% (Rural Domestic-64%+ Urban Domestic-24%).
Commercial-8%, Industry-1%, Irragation-1%, Others-2%
B Total Input (in MU) 7401.889
C Total Billing (in MU) 4662.962
D Total Billing (in Rupees Cr.)    2392.83
E Total Collection (In Rupees Cr.) 2201.29
F Total Transmission  & Distribution loss (%) 37%
G AT &  C Loss (%) 42%
H BST Bill   2115.38 Cr.
I Total number of metered consumers 16,39,750
(I) Total OK Metered consumers 14,68,419
(II) Total defective metered consumers 1,71,331
J Total Villages Electrified 12420
K Total Govt. LI points Energized 4720
L Total Private LI  Points Energized 14641
M Total Pumpsets under BKBY energized 415
N Total Employees of all category 8077
O Total Numbers of Offices:
Circle 5(+ 2 others)
Divisions 20(+ 15 others)
Sub-Divisions 65(+ 12 others)
Sections 251

Grievance Redresal Forum

Ombudsman 1
Energy Police Station 8



33KV Lines

2900.08 CKT Km


11KV lines

25,158.94 CKT Km


LT Lines

39,891.07 CKT Km


33 / 11KV Sub-stations

189 nos


33 / 11KV Transformers

445 nos


11 / 0.4 KV Transformers

48,184 nos


33 kv feeders

121 nos


11kv feeders

652 nos


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