Dhaka Electric Supply Company started its operation in Bangladesh as a fully Government owned company. DESCO floated its shares with Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd in 2006. The company head office is located at Dhaka, Nikunja-2, 22/B, Faruque Sarani Road. The vision of DESCO is to do economic development and take part in social progress of Bangladesh through providing reliable, safe and sustainable electricity.
DESCO believe that it will acuire its vision through fulfilling some core corporate principles. Performance Driven Culture is one such principles among them. DESCO has built up such a performance based culture which has designed to attract best talents, develop and retain them for DESCO jobs. Through open advertisement DESCO recruited its employees. At the time of recruitment, the experience and qualification were arranged under the requirements for carrying out their duties and responsibilities against the several post of Desco. At that time, those were selected on a merit basis who had sufficient experience in the field of utility organization. Then those personnel were employed on long-term agreement basis.