Assam State Electricity Board

The Assam State Electricity Board (ASEB) (Assamese: অসম ৰাজ্যিক বিদ্যুৎ পৰিষদ) is a State Electricity Regulatory Board of the state of Assam in India. It is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Power, Government of Assam. It manages the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in the state of Assam with its divisions Assam Power Generation Corporation Limited, Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited and Assam Power Distribution Company Limited.

Assam State Electricity Board
অসম ৰাজ্যিক বিদ্যুৎ পৰিষদ
TypeState Electricity Regulatory Board
IndustryElectricity Generation, Electric power transmission, Electric power distribution
Founded1958 (1958)
HeadquartersGuwahati, Assam, India
Area served
Assam, India
ProductsElectricity
OwnerMinistry of Power, Government of Assam
Divisions

Assam State Electricity Board was established in 1958 in the composite state of Assam under the Electricity Act 1948. The existing Board was reconstituted in 1975 after the state was trifurcated into Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram in 1972. Two central government corporations, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) and the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) supplement the efforts of the state in power development in generation and transmission respectively.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Power Department, Government of Assam - https://web.archive.org/web/20140227114901/http://assamgovt.nic.in/departments/electricity_dept.asp
  2. http://www.emt-india.net