In order to improve the performance of the sector, bring in financial and operation independence
and create conditions for the competitive and self sustainable developments of the power sector, Govt. of
India has enacted, "Electricity Act 2003" w.e.f. June,2003.
U.P. Power Corporation Ltd. proposes to implement suitable franchisee model in urban areas,
which suffer from high Transmission and Distribution losses as well as low collection efficiencies.
In view of bove UPPCL is implementing Input Based Urban Franchisee in various cities of
Meerut, Agra, Lucknow, Varanasi Discoms and KESCO, Kanpur.
In first phase Input Based Franchisee has already been selected for KESCO, Kanpur and Agra city
DVVNL. The agreement for both the areas have already been signed on 18-5-2009 among utility and franchisee. The transferring of electricity system to M/s. Torrent Power Ltd. selected Input Based Franchisee is under process. Firstly area of Agra city will be handed over to Input Based Franchisee M/s. Torrent Power Ltd. shortly. Based on the results of Agra, the area of KESCO, Kanpur will be handed over
to the selected Input Based Franchisee.
Apart from above 7 nos. of cities i.e. Meerut, Moradabad, Bareilly, Aligarh, Allahabad, Varanasi
and Gorakhpur have been selected on the basis of high Transmission and Distribution losses and low collection efficiencies. Process for the selection of Input Based Franchisee for these urban areas is under
UPPCL will provide the following facilities to the Distribution Franchisee so that more and more
nos. of reputed companies may participate in open tender for the selection of Input Based Franchisee :-
Distribution franchisee shall be entitled to use utilities distribution assets.
Distribution franchisee can utilize other services of utility HT/LT metering, switching/sub stations and distribution technical assistance.
such as testing facility for transformers or and other
Utility shall provide O&M inventory for the period of first 3 months.
Utility shall ensure the supply of power to the Distribution Franchisee.
Utility shall allow Input Based Franchisee to purchase power through open access.
Utility shall permit deputation of its employees to the Distribution Franchisee.
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