IEEMA New paradigms

The new paradigms in power T&D

Industry body Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) recently held its annual convention in Mumbai. The convention, which anchored around the theme “Go Global,” sought to create a roadmap for Indian electrical equipment manufacturers to turn globally competitive. An eminent panel not only deliberated on the said theme but also imparted keen insights on the changing dynamics in the Indian power T&D sector. This special story is based on gleanings from this panel discussion.

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TRIL is now an established supplier of 765kV transformers

Jitendra Mamtora

Established in 1994, Transformers & Rectifiers (India) Ltd, popularly referred to as T&R or TRIL, is a leading Indian transformer manufacturer having a wide product range. It is also a leading exporters, catering even to developed countries. Jitendra Mamtora, Chairman, Transformers & Rectifiers (India) Ltd, in this exclusive exchange with T&D India, reviews the recent performance of T&R, apart from sharing insights on industry-related issues. Mamtora feels that T&R, having supplied over 30 power transformers of 765kV rating, is emerging as a quality and reliable supplier.

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CRGO issues still haunt transformer industry


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