Report On Attachment Program of DESCO

In the process of on-going Power Sector Reforms by way of unbundling the power sector and increasing efficiency in the area of generation, transmission and distribution, Dhaka electric Supply Co. Ltd. (DESCO) was created in November 1996 under companies Act 1994 as a Public Limited company with an Authorized Capital of Tk.5 billion. However, the operational activities of DESCO at the field level commenced on September 24, 1998 with taking over of the electric distribution system of Mirpur area from Dhaka Electric Supply Authority (DESA) with a Consumer strength of 71,161 and a load demand of 90 mw.

Vision
To be a role-model electric supply company in the region using most dependable technologies and be development partner in the continuous welfare of the society.

Mission
Service to the utmost satisfaction of consumers through reliable and uninterrupted power supply and provide value for money. Provide congenial working environment for employees.

Corporate Philosophy
Service excellence with integrity and corporate social responsibility.
 
Sales and distribution (s & d) divisions
  • Kallyanpur
  • Kafrul
  • Pallabi
  • Gulshan
  • Baridhara
  • Uttra
  • Dakshinkhan
  • Tongi (East)
  • Tongi (West)
                                                           
There are three main operations in DESCO. These are-
1)      COSS (Commercial Operation & Support Service)
2)      LEM (Line & Equipment Maintenance)
3)      MSS (Maintenance of sub-system)

Commercial Operation:
Commercial Operation is the main function of DESCO. The principal activities in commercial operation are-
-Out sourcing of activities
-Bill issue and decentralized collection.
-One point service.
-Bill preparation staggered over month.
-Meter renovation.
-Removal of circuit breaker before installed the meter.
-Checking and sealing of meter.
-Identification and deletion of duplicate accounts.
-Disconnection for non payment of bills.
-Disconnection for illegal use of electricity and penalizing.
-Regularization of illegal connection.
-Bill payment in different Banks etc.

Disconnection/Reconnection:
The prime tool to recover dues is disconnection. Disconnection Occurs under the following causes:
1)      Meter tempering
2)      Meter By-pass
3)      Non payment/Bill due (More than one month)
4)      Over load use (More than sanction load)
5)      Illegal connection etc.