Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) is a public limited company whole owned by the Government of Assam. It was incorporated on the 23rd day of October’2009 and has been registered under Indian Companies Act’1956.
The main purpose of forming the Company was to take over, manage and operate the electricity distribution system, assets, liabilities, undertaking of the erstwhile Assam State Electricity Board (ASEB) pursuant to a notified transfer scheme in terms of Part XIII of the Electricity Act, 2003.
The primary purpose of the Company is to undertake distribution, trading and supply of electricity in the state of Assam or outside it in accordance with provisions of Applicable Law and all activities ancillary or appurtenant thereto. It has also the mandate to develop, maintain and operate the power distribution system in the state of Assam. In carrying out the work of supplying power, APDCL reaches every part of the state. The company is serving the people of Assam with a consumer base of more than 33 lakhs. This is growing year by year.