As a part of Power Reform Process, the Electricity Act, 2003, was passed by the Central Government and Gujarat Electricity Industry (Re-organization & Regulation) Act, 2003, was passed by the Government of Gujarat to restructure
the Electricity Industry with an aim to improve efficiency in management and delivery of services to consumers.
Under the provisions of the said Acts Govt. of Gujarat framed the Gujarat Electricity Industry Re-organization & Comprehensive Transfer Scheme, 2003, (the Transfer Scheme) vide Government Notification dated 24-10-2003 for transfer
of assets/liabilities etc. of erstwhile GEB to the successor entities.
Accordingly erstwhile Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) was reorganized effective from 1st April, 2005 in to Seven Companies with functional responsibilities of Trading, Generation, Transmission and Distribution etc.
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GUVNL (on behalf of Govt. of Gujarat) is awarded as Best State Power Utility wherein Gujarat state ranked FIRST among all Indian states based on findings of India Chamber of Commerce’s Power Rating Report conducted during 5th Innovation with Impact Awards 2017. A trophy and certificate was awarded to GUVNL at the 11th India Energy Summit & Awards 2017 held in Delhi.
GUVNL received Infosec Maestros Award 2015 at Infosecurity Live on 11.04.2015 under Top CISOs Category. Top most honour for security leaders in India.