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Minister presents innovation awards at ELECRAMA 2018
Greater Noida, March 14 – Union Minister for Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today presented six innovation awards to Indian university students at ELECRAMA 2018 being held here.
While the first award was bagged by Farheen Chisti, the second award was given to two students: Aman Jha and Rishikant Sharma. Ayesha Firdaus, Nishant Kumar and Sunil Panday got the third prize.
Mr Prasad said the industry must promote young talent and work towards making India a global hub for electronics manufacturing. “Smart electricity leveraging digital technologies can propel government initiatives like Make in India. Digital platforms can be used to bring transformational changes across the country,” he said.
Nearly 1,200 exhibitors showcased their products and services at the biggest showcase of electrical and electronics manufacturers organised by the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) from March 10 to 14. Over 300 companies from 120-plus countries participated during the event.
On March 9, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu gave three Start-up Awards to promote the start-up ecosystem and growth of the sector. The awards were given to Artem (first place), Altigreen (second place) and EcoMitram (third place).
The jury had decided to institute Impact Award as well which was won by Cygen Healthcare.
India is the third largest producer of electricity in the world. The government has set a target year of 2030 for all electric mobility in the country.
ELECRAMA is the biggest showcase of the world of electricity organised by Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from March 10 to 14.
It brings together complete spectrum of solutions that powers the planet, featuring equipment and technology and peerless thought leadership platforms for technical conferences and industry summits.
The IEEMA is an apex association of manufacturers of electrical, industrial electronics and allied equipment in India. Founded in 1948, IEEMA is the first ISO certified industry association with 800-plus member organisations encompassing the complete value chain in power generation, transmission and distribution equipment.
IEEMA members contribute to more than 90 per cent of the power equipment installed in India and represent a turnover of over 25 billion dollars. IEEMA has a pan-India presence with its corporate office at New Delhi, registered office at Mumbai, regional offices at Kolkata and Bengaluru, and eight state offices.
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