An awareness workshop on Electrical Transformer Quality Control Order was organized by IEEMA attended by more than 200 delegates, with representatives of Central and State utilities (75 officials from 42 Discoms from 23 states), Distribution Transformer Manufacturers, BIS & testing agencies including ERDA & CPRI. Mr. R K Singh, Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industries announced that a final onetime relaxation on Electrical Transformer Quality Control order will be granted to contracts issued prior to 1st February 2016 but this will not extend to the orders issued after the February deadline.

The Department of Heavy Industries and CEA will form a coordination committee to review, monitor and address the concerns of all stakeholders”