Bengal Wins 2 Prestigious Awards For Electrification


Kolkata: West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has won two awards at the prestigious IPPAI Power Awards held on October 28.

The State Government-owned enterprise has been adjudged the winner in the categories of ‘Utility Achieving Electrification of Un-electrified Households’ and ‘Innovation’.

In the latter category, WBSEDCL was adjudged the best performer for the project, ‘Innovation in Energy Storage Through Hydro Storage’.

The awards are recognition of WBSEDCL’s endeavor to provide 24×7 quality power and better services to its over 1.78 crore consumers.

It may be mentioned that State Power Department has performed exceptionally well in rural electrification. Through the scheme, Sabar Ghare Alo, Bengal has become the first state to complete rural electrification work, for which it has already earned national acclaim.