The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is situated in the western part of the country and is surrounded by the states of Maharastra in the south and Gujarat in the north. The total area of territory is 491 sq. kms. There are 72 villages and the capital of territory is Silvassa. The total population as per 2011 census is 3,42,853.
This territory is having 62% tribal population and has wide range of untapped natural resources. The climate of this territory is medium and temperature range is between 25° to 40° C. The monsoon season ranges from June to Oct., winter season ranges from November to February and summer season from March to May.
There are many tourists’ places in this territory. At the same time this is a highly developed industrial area. The liberalized policies of central government has benefited very much in all round development of territory.
The power demand of this territory is met from the central sector Generating Stations of Western Region as there is no power generation in this territory. After liberation the power was fed to this territory through 11 KV feeder of GEB and the demand was up to 500 KVA. Now due to rapid development of the territory the demand of power increased tremendously. The present average demand of this territory is 580 to 600 MW and peak demand is 630 MW. Due to rapid industrialization, the power demand is increasing day by day. The U.T. Dadra and Nagar Haveli has already achieved the goal 0f 100 % electrification by providing electricity to all the villages of the territory and also provided 100 % metering to all the categories of the consumers . The electronic tri-vector meters have been provided to all the H.T. and E.H.T. consumers of the territory.