Distribution Company (DISCO) is accompanied by the distribution of electricity. It transmits electricity to the respective area. Following are the distribution companies (DISCOs) operation all over Pakistan:
Millions of people use facilities like electricity, gas and telephone services from respective services providers. They must pay bills to the federal government of Pakistan. As the world is modernizing day by day, such service providers are also trying their best to facilitate their consumers. One of these is to make bills available to customers online.
While delivering hard copies misplacement of most of the bills occurs and users cannot receive them. This causes difficulty for users to pay these bills before deadlines. Here one can find his/her bills online, download a copy of that bill any can pay easily. Just go to the online bills download link. Entering 14 digits unique Reference number, which is consumer number on some bills. You can get this reference number/ consumer number from any previous copy of the bill.
WAPDA, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority, was created in 1958 as a Semi-Autonomous Body. The purpose was of coordinating and giving a unified direction to the development of schemes in Water and Power Sectors. These were previously being dealt with, by the respective Electricity and Irrigation Department of the Provinces.
Since October 2007, WAPDA has been divided into two distinct entities i.e. WAPDA and Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO). WAPDA is responsible for water and hydropower development whereas PEPCO is dealing with the responsibility of thermal power generation, transmission, distribution, and billing.
WAPDA is now fully responsible for the development of Hydel Power and Water Sector Projects.
PEPCO has been fully empowered and is responsible for the management of all the affairs of corporatized nine Distribution Companies (DISCOs), four Generation Companies (GENCOs) and a National Transmission Dispatch Company (NTDC). These companies are working under the independent Board of Directors (Chairman and some Directors are from Private Sectors).
The Charter of Duties of WAPDA is to investigate, plan and execute schemes for the following fields:
- Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Power.
- Irrigation, Water Supply & Drainage.
- Prevention of Waterlogging and Reclamation of Waterlogged and Saline Lands.
- Flood Management.
- Inland Navigation