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When it is about Electricity in Mysore, those who know Mysore will have Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation in mind, which is a very well-known with the short form CESC or CESCOM. CESC is the Giant Electricity Supplying Company which has been involved in supplying electricity to many places in the city of Mysore, including Mysore Palace, since many years. The Company has started its operations, before the commercial operations made at Shivanasamudra in the year 1902.

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CESOM is a main Power Supply Company, which also has many small branches, all over the Mysore to make people easy to make bill payment.

Establishment of CESCOM

CESCOM has been established in the area of about 27858 Sqkm, and this electricity supplying company operates in five districts, with the four circles, which includes 15 divisions and 60 sub-divisions. Also, if accounting unit contains 21 numbers, non accounting unit is found to be 190. While, there are about 5066 people in the employees section.

Infrastructure of CESCOM

If you want to know about infrastructure of CESCOM or CESC, first thing is to know about the stations. There are about 12 numbers or 2450 MVA – ‘220KV Stations’; while, 8 numbers or 170 MVA – ‘110KV Stations’. And if 66KV Stations are found in176 numbers or 3794.6 MVA, you will find 7 numbers or 45 MVA – ‘33KV Stations’. 

There are also 33KV Lines which are found in 2 numbers; while Number of feeder can be counted as 1189. If the km of the KV lines are considered, you will definitely find 11 KV Line, which is about 34131 km, and LT line that is about 72183 km; finally, DTCs are found to be 66391.

Consumer Details of CESCOM

There are many people who have been consumers of CESC since August 2013. BJ and KJ includes 497061; if domestic consumers are considered, it will be 1523637; else, commercial consumers takes up to 179639. While, LT Industries, it is 31906, and water supply industries, it will be 17315. Similarly, if you want to know about IP sets, the number will be 265367; whereas, Public lighting will be 18505. Rest all are Temporary and HT; if temporary is 24795, HT is found to be 1476. These are the small introduction about consumer profile.

Mission of CESCOM

Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation of Mysore has a great mission in improving their creativity, management, maintenance and operations as well. The company includes many staff including HR to delegate the power. Also, it uses innovative technology each time to do proper maintenance of the Power Supply System.

Mission of CESCOM

If power is maintained properly, the company can supply power to all areas in Mysore regularly without any power-cut. Else, there will be often power cut, which becomes problematic for the people of Mysore to sustain without Electricity. Thus, this will be taken care-off by the CESCOM Company and provide power supply to many places throughout Mysore that includes many industries, institutions, companies, or big organizations which hardly depend upon Electricity.

Anti-Power Theft by CESCOM

CESCOM uses anti-power theft system to prevent electricity from getting robbed by the people who involve into Power-Theft. CESCOM declared that people who rob electricity will be put in a prison for about 90 days to 3 years, and no power supply for the next 90 days to 3 years, along with Rs.5000 to Rs.50000 as a fine. These people will get bail only from the Supreme Court, only after deep inquiry.

The company clearly declares that, Power-Theft is an offense, and will be punished to do so without any courtesy. So, it is the duty of the Public to take care about the Power, and use it in a proper way without misusing it. However, the Company has installed certain application to detect Power-Theft, and raid the house immediately; thereby, taking necessary actions such as putting fine, sending the people to the prison, etc.

Helpline Number

CESC is always opened for the customers, and thus customers are required to contact customer care any time to solve their doubts. Even they can lodge a complaints for a corruption free society.

There are two numbers available to contact – one is Toll free number (i.e, 1800-425-1916), and another is a land line –011-24651000. People can also log on to the website: These are few methods to approach representatives of CESC, in order to get your problems solved.

Electricity Bill Payment

Electricity Bill Payment has become easy now-a-days, as the Mysore Government has arranged easy to pay machine (i.e. All Time Payment (ATM)) Machine, through which customers or the public can pay the electricity bill any time they wish. This means that, there are several branches of Electricity Bill Payment offices, which are open 24/7 in many places throughout the city. The places where electricity bill can be paid include – Kuvempunagar, Hunsur, Chamundipuram, Chamarajanagar, Kollegal, Gundlepet, Gonnikoppa, Kushalnagar, Devaraja Mohalla, University campus, and many more. Also, cheque can be paid in the favour of Assistant Executive Engineer of O & M Division.

How to pay electricity bill online

Hence, people can pay their bill at their convenient time using any of the methods such as Cash, Cheque or DD as well. The electricity bill can be paid by State Bank of Mysore ATM card too, and bill payment can be done in post offices, located in several places. But, customers should know their account number before making any bill payment. Another matter about easy bill payment is that, CESCOM is opened even on Sundays. Thus, people can take advantage of such bill payment facility. And one more interesting thing to make payment easily is to pay bills from the comfort of your home via online banking or internet banking.

Procedure for Electricity Bill Payment

Payment should be made within the due date mentioned and full payment should be made; if any customer tries to make electricity bill payment after the due date, or tries to pay a partial amount, the bill will be rejected. Also, while making payment customers will have to first decide whether they want to make payment through ATM machine or mobile banking or via internet banking. Once, the decision is made, they can select the option mentioned accordingly. But, you have to register with the particular Electricity Company, you want to make bill payment, then you can choose any option for payment.

While making payment through ATM, the first step is to select the Main menu – Bill Pay or Prepaid Refill, next select Submenu as Electricity, then choose “Telephone or Mobile” option you want to pay; later check the total bill amount to be paid, enter the amount and submit. Your payment will be made.


Another method to make bill payment is through Mobile Banking. To make bill payment via Mobile Banking, you need to call the local city number, select bill payment method, confirm the amount and submit.

Even, Payment can also be done by the facility of Insurance. If you pay regular Insurance Premium, then you have all the rights to make payment via Internet Banking. You have to log-on to your Online Banking account, choose Bill Payment option, and select Insurance, enter all the details like amount and due date, confirm. Your payment will be made.

electricity bill payment through mobile

You can also try payment through Internet Banking; while making payment via internet banking, you have to log-on to the Net-banking account you have. Next, you have to select Bill Payment option, then the company name which you want to make bill payment too. Later, you have to fill the total amount to be paid, select the due date, and confirm, you will receive a verification code to your mobile after submission, enter the verification code in the text box, and your payment is done.

Complaints Filed Through Facebook

If you have any complaints or issues regarding Mysore Electricity Bill Payment System, you are always welcome to Facebook. You can discuss anything related to Electricity of Mysore on Facebook and get all your doubts and problems solved. Customers can easily inquire about Billing installation, new service connection, etc.


Even you can discuss about the particular Electricity Supplying Company and about the quality of the service it offers, and give ideas to the related companies for the quality improvement. You are always free to discuss anything about power saving, and any other suggestions you have for Electricity Supplying Companies.

Address of CESC:

Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC)
#927, L.J Avenue Commercial Complex, New kantharaj Urs Road, Saraswathipuram, Mysore 570009, Phone No:0821-2417104/110. Fax: 0821-2417107.

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    ABID from Mysuru 1269 Days ago

    Dear sir.Pls made a provision to pay CESCOM bill paymenti through PAYTM and FREE CHARGE APPS.

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