Sector Update

CII Initiatives in the Power Sector

The CII has formulated the National Committee on Power, chaired by Mr R S Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director, National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. The Committee focuses on addressing the challenges that continue to affect the power sector while laying down the framework for growth and development of the sector. The Committee actively works on issues related to (i) power tariffs (ii) fuel linkages and associated infrastructure development (iii) hydropower (iv) IT Interface for demand side management and energy efficiency (v) transmission (vi) power sector financing (vii) power sector reforms and restructuring (viii) energy security (ix) civil nuclear




  • Session on Clean Coal Strategy, New Delhi, 13th April 2009
  • Interactive Session with Dr Anil Kakodkar, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) & Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai, 17th April 2009
  • Seminar on “Ensuring India’s Energy Security”, New Delhi, 9th March 2009
  • National Conference on Power: Power for All, New Delhi, 20th March 2009
  • Interactive Session with Mr Pramod Deo, Chairman, CERC on “Regulatory Initiatives for Promoting Private Investments in Generation & Transmission”, Mumbai, 10th August 2009
  • Interactive Session on “Accelerating capacity addition in Power Sector”, Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi, 18th August 2009
  • International Conclave on "Key Inputs for Accelerated Development on Indian Power Sector for 12th Plan and Beyond", New Delhi, 18-19th August 2009
  • Roundtable Session on Power with Union Minister of Power & Power Secretary , Hotel Oberoi, New Delhi, 25th August 2009
  • CII-CEA Session on Bring Captive / Cogeneration Surplus Power to Grid”, Pune, 11th September 2009
  • CII-Wartsila RT on “Power Scenario 2023”, 172 Jor Bagh, 5th October 2009
  • Signing of CII – CBI MoU Ceremony on “Smart Grid Technologies”, New Delhi, 22nd October 2009
  • Interactive Session on “Accelerating Hydro Power Development”, New Delhi, 3rd November 2009
  • Interactive Session with Dr Steven Chu, Secretary, US Department of Energy, New Delhi, 14th November 2009
  • CII – NETRA Round Table Session on “Power Sector: Technologies for Carbon Mitigation”, New Delhi, 30th November 2009
  • CII-CEA Session on “Bringing Captive/Cogeneration Surplus power to Grid”, Bhubaneshwar, 22nd December 09