Vice President inaugurates GRIDTECH-2019

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The international event has been organized by Power Grid Corporation of India (PowerGrid), with the support of Ministry of Power, Government of India and in association with CBIP and IEEMA from April o3 to 05 , 2019 at Hall Nos. 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 at ITPO, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

GRIDTECH 2019


"GRIDTECH 2019 provides an opportunity for power system professionals in industry and academia to exchange ideas and deliberate on environment- friendly solutions to overcome the challenges faced by the sector." - Mr M Venkaiah Naidu in his GRIDTECH 2019 inaugural speech.

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Whitney Huston smiling The Vice President of India Mr M Venkaiah Naidu being welcomed at GRIDTECH 2019 by CMD (PowerGrid) Mr Ravi P Singh , Mr A K Bhalla, Secretary (Power) among other noticeables at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

GRIDTECH 2019

"An excellent platform for evolution of new ideas in the energy sector"

through brainstorming by seasoned professionals

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It also has Student Pavilion

An opportunity for the young students to showcase their own innovative ideas

The inauguration

NEW DELHI, APRIL 02 : The Vice President of India, Mr M. Venkaiah Naidu, inaugurated GRIDTECH-2019 , 6th International Exhibition and Conference, on Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019. The international event has been organized by Power Grid Corporation of India (PowerGrid), with the support of Ministry of Power, Government of India and in association with CBIP and IEEMA from April o3 to 05 , 2019 at Hall Nos. 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 at ITPO, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The exhibition:
The three-day exhibition is showcasing new technologies in Transmission, Distribution, Renewable Integration, Smart Grid, Communication etc

An excellent showcase

Addressing the gathering he said, "Events such as GRIDTECH 2019 provides an opportunity for power system professionals in industry and academia to exchange ideas and deliberate on environment- friendly solutions to overcome the challenges faced by the sector.

It is an excellent platform for evolution of new ideas in the energy sector through brainstorming by seasoned professionals. I am glad that it also has a Student Pavillion & I hope this will give the young students an opportunity to showcase their own innovative ideas."

The three-day exhibition is showcasing new technologies in Transmission, Distribution, Renewable Integration, Smart Grid, Communication etc. The exhibition and the concurrent summit saw a large number of exhibitors, utilities, policy makers, regulators, investors, academicians, visitors and dele-gates who made use of the excellent global networking opportunity, and experienced the state-of-the-art power technologies and equipment of future Transmission, Distribution, Smart Grid infrastructure.

The first conference of this event focused on 'Latest Technologies in Transmission, Distribution, Smart Grid and Communication'. The second parallel conference is on 'Integration of Renewable with Synchronous Grid' being held on 3rd-4th April, 2019. With the aim of facilitating progressive adaption of emerging technologies in the power sector in India, POWERGRID has successfully organized five editions of GRIDTECH in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015.

In an endeavor to encourage young and talented students' community towards innovation, a dedicated "Students' Innovation Pavilion" was organized for demonstration of working models from students of various technical institutes.

It would motivate young students and also offer a platform for industry-student interaction. About 30 student teams from 17 technical institutes across the country are showcasing their innovative working models projects and competing for recognition and cash prizes amounting to Rs. 10 lakhs.

On this occasion Mr A.K. Bhalla, Secretary (Power) Ministry of Power, Government of India,along with CMD (PowerGrid) welcomed the Vice President of India.

Also present on this occasion were senior officials from Ministry of Power, MNRE, CEA, CERC, SERC, Central & State Gov-ernment officials and other Power PSUs, private sector companies, experts from academic institutions, consultants etc.