Ganga Kalyana Scheme was started from 1983. It is the Social responsibility of BESCOM and GoK to energize the backward farmer IP Sets of SC, ST, BCM & KMDC. Gangakalyana includes 5 corproations:
- Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Development Corporation(SC)
- Karnataka State Tribal Development Corporation(ST)
- D.Devraju Urs backward Class Development Corproation(BCM)>
- Karnataka Minortiy Development Corporation(KMDC)
- Karnataka Vishwakarma Community Development Corporations (KVCDC)
The beneficiaries of all the 5 Corporations have to be furnished by the District Officers of the respective Corporations with their seal & signature to BESCOM Sub Division office.
The related documents viz. RTC , Water right certificate, Borewell Certificate, Caste certificate, Khata number, Survey number, borewell drilled details, ground water depletion certificate and the receipt of the registration fee of Rs 50 is to be submitted at the sub division by the applicant.
The concerned Section Officers has to inspect the spot, prepare an estimate and submit the estimate to the Division office through the Sub- division office to issue the Power sanction letter to the consumer with a copy to the District Officer of the respective Corporations.
The deposits for the individual IP sets to be paid by the beneficiaries of all the Corporations as detailed in the Power sanction letter is which as below:
- Registration Fee = Rs 50/-
- Initial Security Deposit : 1 HP = Rs 1110/-
- Meter Security Deposit= Rs 2450/-
- Meter Box= Rs 480/-
- Supervision Charges = Rs 150/-
SC/ST Corporations are releasing an amount of Rs. 50,000 per IP set from 2007-08 to 2018-19 respectively. The deposits for the Community IP sets to be paid by the beneficiaries of D. Devaraj Urs Backward Class Development Corporation (BCM), Vishwakarma Community Development Corporation & Karnataka Minority Development (KMDC) Corporations is Rs 25,000/-.
GoK is also releasing an amount for creating infrastructure to SCP-TSP Sub plans in Gangakalyana Scheme.
The work order is issued by the Division office after the payment of the above said deposits by the respective Corporations.
There is no limitation for the estimate cost for energization of IP sets under Ganga Kalyana scheme.
The works are executed by the Licensed Electrical Contractor on Labour award/ Total Turnkey/Partial Turnkey basis as per the rules and installations will be serviced by ESCOMs.
To Register the Gangakalyana applications through online, BESCOM has developed Enhanced Software of Gangakalyana both for Corporations and ESCOMs. In the Software, first the Corporations has to enter the details. After the corporation have submitted hard copy to ESCOMs Sub Division the process the application. All the fees, deposit and charges have processed online only.
Once the application is registered, the power is deemed to have been sanctioned as per the Circular No. CYS-42 dated 12.06.2012. The committed date for sanctioning electricity shall not exceed 45 days from the date of registration of the application.
The Mobile app has been launched where the consumer can check the status of registered applications.
Every Month SEE’s of C,O&M Circles will conduct the reconciliation meeting at their respective jurisdiction. The reconciled statistics jointly signed by District Managers and BESCOM Officials will be submitted to Corporate Office. As per this Monthly Progress will be conducted and the same information will be submitted to GoK, KPTCL and other related Government Meetings.
Installations serviced under Gangakalyana for last 7 years is as follows:
The GOK has created an infrastructure for Gangakalyana IP sets even if there is short fall of rain to the farmers.