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Wednesday 26 April, 2006

CESC Ld

Final Results

CESC Ld
26 April 2006


To: RNS

Further to our letter dated 17 April 2006, we enclose for your record a copy
of the Unaudited Financial Results (Provisional) of the Company for the 
quarter ended 31 March, 2006 which have this day been taken on record in 
accordance with the Listing Agreement entered into with your Exchange.


From: Company Secretary
      CESC Limited



                                    CESC
                                   LIMITED


     Registered Office: CESC House, Chowringhee Square, Kolkata 700 001

Unaudited Financial Results (Provisional) for the three months/year ended 
                              31 March, 2006


Particulars               Three months   Three months   Year ended    Year ended
                             ended           ended         ended        ended
                           31.03.2006    31.03.2005     31.03.2006   31.03.2005
                           (Unaudited)  (Unaudited)    (Unaudited)    (Audited)
                                (1)         (2)           (3)           (4)
                                              Rs. Crores

Net Sales                       584          563          2508           2321
Other Income                     21           19            71             66
Total Income                    605          582          2579           2387
Total Expenditure :             
     
(a) Fuel Cost                   194          184           833            760   
(b) Personnel Cost               58           60           237            225 
(c) Power Purchase               48           44           252            226
(d) Others                      140          131           604            468
(e) Interest                     56           53           205            256 
(f) Depreciation                 61           71           252            292

Profit before tax                48           39           196            160

Provision for Taxation                                              
  Current & Fringe Benefits Tax   4            0            17             13
Profit after tax                 44           39           179            147

Paid-up Equity Share Capital     83           75            83             75
 (Shares of Rs.10 each)
  
Reserves (excluding Revaluation 
Reserve of Rs.256 Crores) as 
per latest audited Balance Sheet 
as on 31 March 2005                                                      1208
  
EPS (Rs) - Basic  
           (*not annualised)    5.35*      5.24*         22.84            20.48
         - Diluted                                                  
           (*not annualised)    5.33*      5.24*         22.80            20.48

Aggregate of Non-Promoter 
   Shareholding

No. of Equity Shares                                    498 lakhs  428 lakhs     


Percentage of Shareholding                              60.49%     57.54%

Notes :

1. Net Sales have been determined in accordance with the applicable orders of
the Hon'ble West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission.

2. As stated in the relevant notes on the latest audited accounts for the year
2004-05, certain accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India are not considered adoptable by the Company in view of the
requirements of the applicable Electricity Laws.  Auditors' Report on the said
accounts referred to this position.  The Company, in view of consistently
followed past practice compatible with the nature of its business, has followed
the same basis of accounting in respect of the above matter, the financial
impact of which pertaining to the results contained in columns 1 and 3 above and
not readily ascertainable.

3. The Company is engaged in generation and distribution of electricity and does
not operate in any other reportable segment.

4. Out of 12 investor complaints received during the quarter, 2 pending
complaints received on 31 March, 2006 have since been resolved.

5. Figures have been regrouped/rearranged, where necessary.

                                                                For CESC Limited
                                                                     S. Banerjee
Dated : 26 April, 2005                                         Managing Director








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