Pursuant to direction from Government of Gujarat for reorganization of the power sector in the state, Gujarat Electricity Board has been unbundled into separate seven Companies with functional responsibilities for generation, transmission, distribution and trading of electricity with complete autonomous operations.
Accordingly, the distribution undertakings and functions of the Southern Distribution Zone of the erstwhile GEB stand transferred to and vest in Dakshin Gujrat Vij Company Limited.The company was incorporated as a Public Limited Company on 15th September, 2003, primarily to carry out distribution of electricity to retail and bulk consumers and has become operational effective from 1st April 2005. The Company is engaged in distribution of electricity in 7 districts namely Bharuch, Narmada, Surat (except part of Surat City), Tapi, Dangs, Navsari and Valsad in South Gujarat. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary Company of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited, a government Company. The Company was incorporated with an authorized Capital of Rs. 10 Lacs divided into 1,00,000 equity shares of Rs.10/- each , the same has been increased to Rs. 500 Crores.
The Registered office of the Company is situated at Nana varachha Road, Nr. Kapodra Char Rasta, Surat-395006.
|Area in Sq.Kms || 23,307 |
|No of Districts covered|| 7 |
|No of Talukas covered ||37 |
|No of Towns covered ||28|
|No of Consumers in lacs ||27.32|
|No. of Villages ||3,518|
|No of Circles ||4 |
|No of Division Offices ||19 |
|No of Sub Division Offices ||117 |
|No of Sub stations ||197|
|No of Transformer centers || 97,992|
|No of Feeders || 1628|
|No of Employees ||6335|
|H.T Line in Kms || 41,989 |
|L.T Line in Kms || 46,456 |
|LT : HT line Ratio ||1.10|
|Daily Energy Required in MUs || 55 |
|Connected Load in MW ||7,391.24 |
|Revenue in Cr(2014-15)||Rs. 10,771.47|