Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited

Mangalore Electricity Supply Company (abbreviated as MESCOM or Mesco) is an Indian electricity supplier to the districts of Karnataka namely Dakshina Kannada, Udupi district, Chickmagalur and Shimoga. It has its headquarters at Mangalore.The company was formed on June 2002.

Karnataka Electricity Board (KEB) which was earlier involved in Transmission & Distribution of electricity in state of Karnataka was corporatised into Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL).

Later Distribution wing was carved out of this company & five companies were formed to cater distribution of electricity to different regions of Karnataka state. Initially four entities were formed first namely MESCOM, BESCOM, HESCOM and GESCOM. Later CESCOM was carved out of MESCOM in 2005 to cater electricity consumers of Mysore region.

Currently KPTCL looks after only Transmission and the Electricity Supply Companies (ESCOM's) look after distribution.The distribution to last mile or end users is done by this ESCOM's in the state of Karnataka.The electricity generated by Karnataka Power Corporation Limited and other producers is distributed by these ESCOM's.

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