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CMD Shri P.C.Pankaj awarded the Indian Icon of the year

Thirtieth National Convention of Electrical Engineers,Shillong

The Meghalaya State Centre of the Institution organized the Thirtieth National Convention of Electrical Engineers and National Seminar on the theme 'Development of Smart Grid in lndia under the aegis of Electrical Engineering Division, lEl' during November O7-O8, 2014 at Shillong, Meghalaya. The Convention was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Mr R.G. Lyngdoh, Vice Chancellor, Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong and Former Home Minister. In his inaugural address, Mr. Robert G. Lyngdoh congratulated the Host Centre for successfully organising the National Convention & highlighted that in our country, where the population is growing at an alarming rate and the demand is increasing more and more, the transmission and distribution systems need to be improved. Mr. P.C. Pankaj, Chairman and Managing Director, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation, Shillong, Meghalaya, who was also present in the auspicious occasion, spoke about the development of smart grid in India. He also added that with the advent of newer technologies in this field, all regions can now be connected synchronously with the help of Smart Grid. This has been further assisted by the development in technologies facilitating consumption of renewable energies. Mr. V.L. Malhotra, Chairman, Electrical Engineering Division Board (ELDB), IEI, presided over the function and highlighted various aspects embracing the theme of the Convention.

On this occasion, three Eminent Engineering Personalities, namely, Mr. P C Pankaj, Chairman and Managing Director, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation, Shillong, Meghalaya, Mr. J B Poon, Secretary, Meghalaya State Electricity Regulatory Commission, Shillong, Meghalaya and Mr. Aniruddha Basu, Managing Director, CESC Ltd., Kolkata, West Bengal (in absentia) were felicitated for their valuable contributions in the field of Electrical Engineering.