History of HPSEBL

Himachal Pradesh is almost wholly mountainous state having altitudes ranging from 350meters to 6,975. The total population of Himachal Pradesh as per 2011 census was 68, 56,509 with population density being 123 persons per sq. Km. Electric supply at the time of formation of the state in 1948 was available only in the few places and the connected load at the time was less than 500 kW. First electrical division was formed in August, 1953 under the Public Works Department.
Subsequently a department of M.P.P & Power was formed in April, 1964. The Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board was constituted on 1st September, 1971 and has been reorganized as Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd. w.e.f. 14.06.2010. Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited (HPSEBL), having its registered office at Vidyut Bhawan, Shimla- 171004, Himachal Pradesh is responsible for supply of Uninterrupted & Quality power to all categories of consumers in Himachal Pradesh at the most economical rates.


The office of Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd. Kinnaur is situated very near to Deputy Commissioner’s office at Reckong Peo. It is situated on the ground floor of HPPCL (Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd.) Building. Electrical Division HPSEBL Reckong Peo controls the Electricity supply to whole Kinnaur District. It also maintains all the HT & LT Electric Lines which are feeding power to almost all parts of Kinnaur District. For proper controlling of power and proper maintenance of all the electric lines this Electrical Division have 5 No of Sub-Divisions under its control. The 5 No o Sub-Divisions are ESD Bhaba Nagar, ESD Tapri, ESD Sangla, ESD Reckong Peo & ESD Pooh.


  • To achieve 100% Rural Electrification Infrastructure for Electrification of Villages & Hamlets.
  • To provide 24×7 reliable, quality and in-interrupted supply to its consumers.
  • To provide POWER TO ALL on demand.
  • To strengthen the existing power network based on present advanced technology with an objective to reduce T&D losses.
  • Plan and provide strong power system to the state and its consumers at an affordable cost.