IEEMA Distribution Transformer Division organised a seminar on Relationship of AT&C Losses and Transformer Failure on 31st January 2016 at Hotel Hilton, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Mr. Sunil Misra, Director General, IEEMA with Mr. Pushpendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State( Energy), Govt. of Rajasthan

Mr. Pushpendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (Energy), Govt. of Rajasthan was the Chief Guest for the event. Mr. Shrimat Pandey, Chairman Discoms and Mr. R.G.Gupta, Advisor (Energy), Govt. of Rajasthan were the Guest of Honour. Mr. Anil Kumar Bohra, Managing Director, Jaipur Discoms, Ms. Arti Dogra, Managing Director, Jodhpur Discoms, Mr. Pawan Jain, Chairman, IEEMA Distribution Transformer Division, Mr. Sunil Misra, Director General, IEEMA, Vice Chairman, Mr. Alok Agarwal, DT Division, Mr. Ajay Sanghi, Member Distribution Transformer Division and other members from Rajasthan state participated in the seminar. The no. of delegates was about 125 out of which, more than 100 were from Rajasthan Discoms.

The Seminar highlighted the difficult situation about the AT&C losses which are creating major difficulties in the working of the Discoms. The seminar also emphasized on the aspects in Areas where ATC losses have reduced and the Transformer failure rate has also come down drastically. However, where there is greater Power pilferage and mischief, all honest consumers are put to difficulty because of transformer failure, disruption in system, cutbacks in electricity as per rules etc., Need on improving the Technical Specification of Rajasthan Discoms was discussed with the officials; Importance of Good Earthing – understanding Failures and Losses in Single Wire Earth Return Distribution System was discussed in detail with the utility officials by expert speaker Cdr. Yogesh D Chaudhari.