Bangalore, Oct 24 (UNI) 'ELECRAMA-2008' the world's largest trade fair of Power Transmission and Distribution equipment manufacturers and Electrical and Electronics Industries Exhibition of Asia, Africa and Middle East will be held in Mumbai from January 18, its Chairman Vimala Mahendru said today.
Talking to newspersons here, he said the five-day fair is being organised by Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA), an apex body of Indian Industry. Over 1,000 exhibitors from 700 companies both domestic and International would display their products.
He said the mega trade fair will focus on welcoming international community, including buyers and investors and making them to believe that the future of power lies in India. The event would provide an ideal platform for Indian and foreign companies to showcase their products. "Event will be an ideal forum for developing contact, transacting business for all the stakeholders in the industry, including manufacturers, trade partners, consultants and policy makers", he added.
Stating that over Rs 12 lakh crore investment was expected to pour in to generate over 1,00,000 MW of power in the next five years in the country, he said "we are looking at a projected investment in power generation of around USD 67 Billion and in power transmission and distribution of USD 60 Billion".
ELECRAMA will act as a barometer of the industry's strength and maturity, and also offers an unparalleled window of access to bold new future of the immense opportunities to exhibitors, visitors and consumers, Mr Mahendru added.