BESCOM
Oct 13 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I am told that I can pay my BESCOM bill online, if I know my Customer ID or the Account ID, which, according to BESCOM, is printed on my bill.   <a href=" http://bescom.org/en/know-your-customer-id-or-account-id/">  here <...
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Mar 01 2016
OBJECTIONS TO INCREASE IN BESCOM TARIFF
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Sharath SR
B.PAC presented its objections to BESCOM's proposal to increase tariff for FY '17 at the public hearing conducted by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission on February 26th.
Feb 09 2016
Blog: Deepa's jottings
All of us bemoan the fact that so many PET bottles get used and thrown into the landscape, where they will not bio-degrade. Well, I've been noticing that the Government (or, rather, the power companies) have come up with a great "jugaad" (creative...
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Jan 29 2016
BESCOM TO FIX LOOSE WIRES
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Sharath SR
Last November, B.PAC filed a petition against BESCOM’s unsafe electrical installations across Bengaluru. Now, KERC has directed BESCOM to rectify these hazardous installations on priority.
Jan 22 2016
Blog: Like a Lake
Yelahanka United Environment Association (YUVA), along with BESCOM, is organising LED bulbs distribution at highly concessional rates at Allalasandra Lake in Yelahanka New Town, on Saturday 23rd Jan and Sunday 24th Jan 2016 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m...
Oct 19 2015
LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULE
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News Desk
Want to know when your area could see a power cut? Here is the load shedding schedule for Bengaluru that has been shared by BESCOM.
Oct 14 2015
EXPORTING SOLAR POWER TO BESCOM
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Tharunya Balan
A guide on choosing the type of solar set up, cost involved, selling power to BESCOM and other related issues - your guide to installing rooftop solar power plants.
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Sep 22 2015
POWER SITUATION IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Gone are the days of acute power shortage. But is it really over once for all? Does Bengaluru have enough power to satisfy its hunger? Will we face dark days again?
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Sep 07 2015
BESCOM NAME CHANGE GUIDE
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Aman Mujawar
No bribe, no extra cost. Get the name on your electricity bill changed to yours with no brokers. Here's how you do it.
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Aug 17 2015
ELECTRICITY SCENARIO IN BENGALURU
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News Desk
The state is facing severe power-crunch due to lack of monsoons, as 30% of electricity is produced from hydro-electric power. What the press note doesn't say is, brace yourself for power cuts.
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Apr 25 2015
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Purnimaa Ranganath writes: " Thanks to BESCOM and its erratic power shut downs already this month my fridge's compressor packed up and had to get it replaced ....and yesterday the power supply went on and off every 5mins...nearly 6 times in an...
Feb 09 2015
BESCOM TARIFF INCREASE
News Desk
B.PAC and AAP objected to BESCOM's proposal to increase electricity tariff at the KERC Public Hearing on February 6th.
Nov 24 2014
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Me to BESCOM (Bangalore Power) employee: Can I have an ECS Mandate form, please, to enable me to have the monthly power bill amount deducted from my bank account automatically? (The forms are free, and it took me 3 visits because this gentleman...
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Nov 18 2014
Blog: Deepa's jottings
  This is my feedback to you on the matter of disconnection of the power supply to my home.   Ms. Surekha called me up from the J P Nagar office of BESCOM and informed me that my bank had dishonoured the ECS payment for August and...
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Nov 12 2014
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I emailed Mr Pandey, the MD of BESCOM, as follows: Dear Mr Pandey,  I am a very ordinary consumer, and here are the details about me.  Name: Mrs Deepa Mohan,  Address: xxxxx  Consumer no: xxxx For the past several...
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May 02 2014
GUIDE TO GETTING ELECTRICITY
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Ganga Madappa
Looking to move into a new house in Bengaluru? Then you need to apply for an electricity connection with BESCOM.
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May 01 2014
BESCOM BLUES
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Nikita Malusare
Have you faced power cut in Bangalore recently? Here's why.
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Feb 04 2014
BESCOM
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News Desk
Are there any errors with respect to your electricity bill? BESCOM introduces Photo BIlling technology to curb reading errors.
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Jan 22 2014
BESCOM SECURITY DEPOSIT
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Ganga Madappa
Additional security deposit is the difference between the security deposit with BESCOM and the billing corresponding to two months as per the revised rates.
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Dec 31 2013
GO SOLAR
Ramesh Sreekantan
How about having a rooftop solar power plant? Sell the extra energy to BESCOM and earn from it!
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Dec 10 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
Anvitha S writes: The sightings of fruit eating bats hanging dead on power lines have become increasingly common nowadays. These bats are victims of the poor electric wiring system of our country. In most cases they get caught in the power lines...
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Nov 22 2013
PAC REPORT ON BESCOM
Prabhakar Kollapudi and Meena Nair
Research group analyses BESCOM’s performance and finds improvement. Unfortunately corruption continues to exist!
Sep 04 2013
BESCOM WARNS PUBLIC
News Desk
Do not tap power illegally during Ganeshotsava. Report to BESCOM if you see any illegal power connections.
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Jun 24 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has now opened a FaceBook page. The page states: This is  the official BESCOM Page, containing information about Interruptions and BESCOM Procedures. The Meeting Proceedings [ORM/CRM/Board...
May 30 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
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The Managing Director of BESCOM, Manivannan, has been spearheading a movement on social media, to bring various facets of this hitherto opaque Government organization to the public. Various initiatives have been launched, and the latest is his attempt...
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Jan 23 2013
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I've been interacting, on FaceBook, with the MD of BESCOM (Bangalore Electricity Supply Corporation), Mr Manivannan (though our interaction is not mainly on civic issues..he's quite a poet!). I have been getting the sense that he's shaking up this...
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