ISLAMABAD (APP) All the Distribution Companies of electricity (DISCOs) and National Power Construction Company (NPCC) will be privatized in the calendar year 2011. According to sources of the Privatization Commission, a number of other units are also likely to be privatised during the current year as per plan National Power Construction Corporation (NPCC), all DISCOs besides Heavy Electrical Complex (HEC). Presently, a number of electric distribution companies are functioning in the country like IESCO, LESCO, PESCO, GESCO, QESCO etc. This plan has been finalised to improve the efficiency and introduce economic vitality in these areas. It may be mentioned that Section 16(2) of the Privatisation Commission states that the proceeds shall be utilized by the Federal Government for poverty alleviation programmes and for the retirement of the Federal government debt.