Timelines for releasing and energising new connections by KSEB

Supply Code: 85

(1) The overall timeline for releasing new electricity connection, from the date of receipt of completed application and all the payments as per the demand note, shall be as specified hereunder in the cases where supply can be provided without any extension or augmentation to the existing distribution system:-

Particulars Maximum time
a) Inspection of the premises of the applicant and preparation of the cost estimates, and issuance of demand note including security deposit seven days from the date of receipt of application form.
b) Giving the connection one month from the date of receipt of application.


Provided that the priority for releasing connections shall be fixed with reference to the date of remittance of required expenses and security deposits and submission of the required documents.

(2) The overall timeline for releasing new electricity connection, from the date of receipt of completed application and all payments as per the demand note, shall be as specified here under in the cases where supply can be provided only after extension or augmentation of distribution system:-

Particulars Maximum time
LT line including conversion from single phase to three phase forty five days for the first one kilometre or part thereof and fifteeen days for every additional kilometre or part thereof.
HT line three months for the first one kilometre or part thereof and one month for every additional kilometre or part thereof.
66kV/110kV line one year for the first five kilometre or part thereof and three months for every additional kilometre or part thereof.
220kV line two years for the first five kilometre or part thereof and three months for every additional kilometre or part thereof.
New distribution transformer and associated switchgear / enhancement of transformer capacity and associated equipment. two months


Provided that the licensee may, in exceptional cases where extension of distribution mains requires more time, apply to the Commission for enlargement of time with details of likely time of completion of works, under intimation to the applicant and obtain such enlargement of time as may be necessary for the completion of the works.

(3) (a) Where extension of supply requires erection and commissioning of new substation or enhancement of capacity in the existing substation, the licensee shall submit to the Commission within fifteen days of site inspection, a proposal with cost estimate for erection or enhancement of capacity of such substation along with the time required for erection and commissioning of the same, and obtain the approval of the Commission:

Provided that where such substation is covered in the investment plan of the licensee as approved by the Commission, the licensee shall not be required to obtain any further approval of the cost estimate from the Commission and shall complete erection of such substation within the time period specified in such investment plan:

Provided further that in cases where the substation is meant to extend supply to a developer or builder of a residential, commercial or industrial complex with a load requirement above one megawatt (MW) or to an individual consumer with a load requirement above one megawatt (MW) or to a power intensive unit irrespective of its load requirement or to an individual consumer with a dedicated feeder irrespective of his load requirement, or to a high rise building irrespective of its load requirement, the work of erection of the substation or enhancement of capacity of the substation shall be done by the licensee at the cost of the applicant and the licensee shall commence such work only after receipt of necessary payment from the applicant, as per the demand note issued by the licensee.




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