Domestic Power Boost a Must for Make In India: IEEMA

INDIAN ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (IEEMA) reiterated the need for a consistent dialogue between transmission and distribution service providers and the Haryana Utilities. A meeting under the banner of Empowering ‘Make In India’, was organised with the Utilities of Haryana and IEEMA top officials and Members in Chandigarh on April 6, focussing on the stakes of the Industry and facilitation by State Government for Make In India. The key areas needing attention in the domestic manufacturing included domestic manufacturing capabilities versus cheap imported equipment from non-market economy. The responsible role of Utilities to adopt Technology and Standards of Specifications and standard bidding documents were also discussed. Shri Rajan Kumar Gupta, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Haryana (Power), Chairman – HVPN, UHVPN, DHBPN, HPGCL, Shri Nitin Yadav, Secretary Power – Haryana and Managing Director of UHBVN and HVPN (additional charge)and central and state utility officials were present at the meeting.