Thrissur Corporation Electricity Department

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The Thrissur Municipal Corporation manages the distribution of electricity to residents and commercial establishments through Thrissur Corporation Electricity Department. The distribution network covers about 12.63 square kilometers and has 36,000 connections. [1]

Thrissur Municipal Corporation and TCED are separate entities and the TCED is run on a commercial basis. [2] The municipal corporation purchases power in bulk from the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). The budget for this operation, however, is separately prepared and is not included in the annual municipal corporation budget. The separate books of accounts of the operation are also kept under the cash-based system.

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References

  1. "Thrissur Corporation Electricity Department". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. "Govt told to define role of TCED". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 8 March 2010.