The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited was incorporated as a Govt. of Gujarat Company. Since 100% Shares in the other six companies are held by GUVNL w.e.f 1st April,2005 they have become Subsidiary Companies of GUVNL as per the provisions of the Companies Act,1956.
The GUVNL is engaged in the business of bulk purchase and sale of electricity, Supervision, Co-ordination and facilitation of the activities of its six Subsidiary Companies. The GSECL is engaged in the business of Generation of Electricity. The GETCO is engaged in the business of Transmission of Electricity. The UGVCL,DGVCL,MGVCL and PGVCL are engaged in the business of Distribution of Electricity in the Northen, Southern, Central and Western areas of Gujarat respectively.