The main objective of the project is to reduce the outages in power supply and thereby build customer satisfaction by implementing Distribution Automation System for Bangalore city. The Consultancy agreement for this prestigious project has been signed between BESCOM, CPRI, and KEMA. Shri. Eshwarappa, Honorable Minister of Energy, Government of Karnataka inaugurated the start of the BESCOM-DAS project during the Kick-Off meeting held at Bangalore on 10th July 2008. Shri. K. Jayaraj, Principal Secretary to the Government of Karnataka’s Energy Department stressed the speedy execution of the project while maing his opening remarks. Shri. Tushar Giri Nath, MD, BESCOM welcomed the gathering and gave an outline on the DAS project.