AN ECONOMIC ANAYSIS OF GULBARGA ELECTRICITY SUPPLY COMPANY (GESCOM) IN KARNATAKA
Dr. Geeta. R. Nandur
GUEST LECTURER, GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, DHARWAD
Electricity is a key infrastructural input in the modern economy which increasingly aids in achieving a higher standard of living and rapid economic growth. Its inadequacy or, absence paralyses the functioning of all sectors and leads to economic losses. There is close association between electricity consumption and economic growth. The present study attempts to make the economic analysis of Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM). The study is based on primary data. The data were collected from selected talukas, villages and the sample domestic consumersâ€™ in the study area. Total 350 domestic consumersâ€™ were selected randomly by adopting a multi stage stratified random sampling for each village. The data analysed with the help of suitable statistical techniques like simple percentage, average, ratio etc. The study finds considerable awareness among the consumers and has they understand the importance of electricity and created the sense of proud about its functioning. The empirical results, further reveal that the practical problems of power cut in the regions.
Keywords: Electricity, Domestic Consumers, Billing, Complaint and GESCOM.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review(JEBR)
Published on : 2021-09-26