IndiaCore Presents

Conference on Planning and Operation of Reliable Distribution Systems
April 15- 16, 2004; Hotel Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. INDIA

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This is the session wise program structure. Please note that the Program is tentative in nature. For session wise speakers & presentation details, please contact us or send us an email at info@IndiaCore com

The timing of the Conference will be 0900 hrs to 1730 hrs on Day I and 0930 hrs to 1730 hrs on Day II.

DAY I- April 15, 2004 (Thursday)

Registration: 0900 hrs- 1000 hrs

Inaugural Ceremony: 1000 hrs- 1100 hrs

Tea: 1100 hrs- 1130 hrs

Technical Session 1: 1130 hrs- 1315 hrs
“Distribution System Reforms”

Preferential Subjects
1. Impact of Electricity Act 2003 on Power Supply Industry
2. Benchmarking for Reliability, Quality of Service, Upgradation and Cost
3. Lessons of Corporatisation and Privatisation- Gains and Pains

Lunch: 1315 hrs- 1400 hrs

Technical Session 2: 1400 hrs- 1530 hrs
“Distribution System Optimisation”

Preferential Subjects
1. Planning for Efficiency, Adequacy and Security
2. GIS Mapping and Customer Indexing
3. Energy Auditing and Accounting

Afternoon Tea: 1530 hrs- 1545 hrs

Technical Session 3: 1545 hrs- 1730 hrs
“Customer Services”

Preferential Subjects
1. Automation: SCADA, Information Links, Universal Communication Architecture, On- Line Data Transmission and Retrieval
2. Utility- Customer Interface: Trouble Call Management, Call- Center Operation and Complaints Redressal
3. Role of IT and Communication Protocol in Consumer Services

DAY II- April 16, 2004 (Friday)

Technical Session 4: 0930 hrs- 1100 hrs
“Regulatory and Legal Issues”

Preferential Subjects
1. Legal Framework: Rights and Obligations of Utility and Customer
2. Tariff Issues, Subsidy, Cross Subsidy and Economics As Affecting The Distribution Business
3. Taxation and Duties.

Tea: 1100 hrs- 1120 hrs

Technical Session 5: 1120 hrs- 1315 hrs
“Organisational Structure”

Preferential Subjects
1. Decentralization of Responsibilities with Authority and Accountability
2. Franchisees in Rural and Suburban Areas
3. Personnel Training and Job Satisfaction.

Lunch: 1315 hrs- 1400 hrs

Technical Session 6: 1400 hrs- 1530 hrs
“Distribution System Management”

Preferential Subjects
1. Metering Billing, Revenue Realisation and Resource Mobilisation
2. Asset and Inventory Management
3. Risk and Disaster Management.

Afternoon Tea: 1530 hrs- 1545 hrs

Panel Discussions: 1545 hrs- 1645 hrs

Valedictory Address: 1645 hrs- 1730 hrs

Some of the Speakers include:

- - Mr R V Shahi, Secretary (Power), Government of India
- Mr Arvind Jadhav, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India
- Mr Ajay Shankar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India
- Mr H L Bajaj, Chairman, Central Electricity Authority, Government of India
- Mr G P Rao, Chairman, Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
- Mr C P Jain, CMD, National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd
- Mr R P Singh, CMD, Power Grid Corp of India Ltd
- Mr H W Bhatnagar, CMD, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd
- Mr A A Khan, CMD, Power Finance Corporation Ltd
- Mr B.K. Paul, Managing Director, WBPDC
- Mr Surya P Sethi, Adviser (Energy), Planning Commission
- Mr T S Sridhar, Chairman, Tamil Nadu State Electricity Board
- Mr Firdose Vandrevala, MD, Tata Power Company Ltd
- Mr Jagdish Sagar, Chairman, Delhi Transco Limited
- Mr K Jothiramalingam, Managing Director, KPCL
- Mr Dinesh Kumar, CMD, Andhra Pradesh Central Power Distribution Company Limited
- Mr C V J Varma, Secretary General, Council of Power Utlilities
- Mr Sumantra Banerjee, Calcutta Electric Supply Company
- Mr Awanish Kr Awasth, Managing Director, Paschimanchal Vidyut Nigam Ltd
- Mr P Neogi, CEO, Noida Power Co
- Mr Anil Kr Sardana, Chief Executive Officer, North Delhi Power Limited
- Dr Ashok Manglick, TRANSGRID, Australia
- Dr M V Krishana Rao, Director, Global Energy Consulting Engineering Pvt Ltd Hyderabad
- Mr A K Sah, Former CMD, NTPC and Chairman, Premier Mott Mac Donald
- Mr Akhil Pandey, Head of the Group- IT, North Delhi Power Limited
- Mr Amit Kapur, J Sagar & Associates
- Mr C Ram Mohan Rao, Director (HRD, P&MM), Andhra Pradesh Central Power Distribution Co Ltd
- Mr Gautam Ghosh, Noida Power Company Limited
- Mr J P Chalasani, Director (Business Development), Reliance Energy Limited
- Mr K K Sinha, Director (HR), NTPC
- Mr Shrikant Kulkarni, CRISIL
- Mr Murli Ranganathan, Executive Director, Ahmedabad Electricity Corporation
- Mr K Ramanathan, Former Member, CEA & Senior Adviser, TERI
- Mr Mata Prasad, Distinguished Member, CIGRE & Former Advisor, ABB
- Mr N K Mathur, Former Secretary (Communication), Government of India
- Mr N Murugesan, Centre for Software Engineering & Training, CPRI
- Mr R C Gupta, Vice President, Desein P Ltd
- Mr R Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, Tata Sons Limited
- Mr V K Parashar, Executive Director, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
- Mr R K Narayan, Senior Adviser, NDPL & Former CMD, Power Grid Corporation & UP Power Corporation
- Dr Prem Kumar Kalra, Dean RPG, IIT- Kanpur
- Mr Sumit Bannerjee, Mercer
- Mr Y H Malegam, SB Billimoria & Co
- Prof K D Srivastava, Vice President, University of British Columbia, Canada
- Mr S.K.Anand, Member- Distribution, PSEB

* Some Speakers are under invitation*

Paper Presentation

Full length papers (in about 5000 words) in English on any of the Conference topics, are invited for presentation in the Conference. The Conference topics do not limit the authors from preparing paper on topics not listed. However, when preparing papers, please consider/ suggest the appropriate stream for your paper and take into consideration the theme of the Conference.

Authors intending to submit a paper can initially send the abstract in about 800 words. The abstract should summarize precisely the scope and content of the paper proposed.

The papers should be typed in A-4 size good quality paper on one side only. All drawings and diagrams should be drawn on A4 size white paper with black ink. Photographs should be in black and white on glossy paper.

An IBM compatible computer floppy size 3½" using MS Word (suitable for windows) and two hard copies are also required to be submitted. The authors should also send two passport size photographs and a brief C.V. alongwith the paper.

The papers will be screened by the Technical Committee & approved for inclusion in the Conference proceedings and/ or oral presentation. Acceptance of the papers will be communicated to the authors in time. The accepted papers will be printed in the proceedings for circulation to the participants.

For Oral Presentation:

The papers accepted for oral presentation will be allocated 10- 12 minutes for presentation. The authors have to obtain any necessary clearance and confirmation of funding to attend and present the paper before we allocate time for an oral presentation.

Discounted Registration fee for Authors

The authors are eligible for a discounted delegate fee of Rs 4000 per participant.

Please note that funds are not available to sponsor participation, travel or lodging expenses and all participants including authors have to register to attend the Conference.

Cut Off Date

Submission of full length paper - 27.03.2004


Sponsored By

KLG Systel Limited
North Delhi Power Limited
Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd


The Institution of Electrical Engineers
Global Energy Consulting Engineers

Travel Partner
International Travel & Tourism

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