Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) is responsible for Power distribution in Eight districts of Karnataka – Bangalore Urban, Bangalore Rural, Chikkaballapura, Kolar, Davanagere, Tumkur, Chitradurga and Ramanagara. BESCOM covers an area of 41,092 Sq. Kms. with a population of over 207 lakhs.  The company has 4 operating Zones – Bangalore Metropolitan Area Zone (North), Bangalore Metropolitan Area Zone (South), Bangalore Rural Area Zone and Chitradurga Zone, 9 Circles, 32 Divisions, 136 Sub-divisions and 510 Section Offices.

Consul for Trade and Economic Affairs, Dr. Shai Moses and team visited BESCOM facility and met Ms. C. Shikha, IAS, Managing Director and team. Discussed on BESCOM activities in and around Bangalore, their current and future projects etc.  Discussion also centered on Israel technologies in the Renewable Energy Sector, especially in Cyber Security for the Utility Companies and Smart Grid.  It is understood that BESCOM has provided E-charging stations in 138 locations in Bangalore at additional cost. BESCOM is also working with leading Automotive company for manufacture of E-Autos to be run in Bangalore.  Ms. Shikha evinced interest to connect with Israeli companies in Cyber Security and Smart Grid.

Israeli companies excel in providing cutting edge technologies in Renewable Energy sector. Karnataka and other States can benefit from the advanced Israel technology. Interested officials are invited to contact the Economic and Trade Department at the Israeli Consulate General in Bengaluru.

Ms. Veshala Gajaraj, Trade Officer in Bengaluru.
Ph: +91-80-4940 6517