pManifold’s Annual Conference on Water and Power Distribution PPPs in India on Feb 12 in New Delhi

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 06:00 hrs

New Delhi, Delhi, India:-- A Landmark Conference for convergence of Utility Stakeholders in India to be held on February 12, 2013 at Le Meridien in New Delhi

-- Distinguished Industry and Thought Leaders Come Together to Discuss Effective Operational Strategies for Utility Providers

India Utility Knowledge and Networking Conference 2013 is a multi-stakeholder utility event, scheduled for February 12, 2013, at Le Meridien in New Delhi. It is perhaps the first ever ‘Operational roll-out’ focused conference of Indian Utility PPPs - particularly Power Distribution Franchisees and Water 24/7 models - bringing together speakers and delegates representing all stakeholders including Govt., Discoms, ULBs, Private Operators, New entrants, Service Providers, Regulators, NGOs, Investors, Customers, Consultants, Academics, R&D organizations and others.

The biggest names in the utility community will gather at this one-day event to discuss operational challenges and best practices in their respective areas. Led by experts from pManifold and Knowledge Partner PwC India, the conference will focus around five key sessions covering Baseline and PPP Contract Design improvements, Enhancement of service delivery through process improvements and employee engagement, Engagement with Customers continuously to expedite loss reduction, Partnering with Vendors to raise Managed services models and Enhancing confidence in Investors and raising Finances.

The event is supported by Enzen Global, ABB, SMS Infrastructure, Raisoni Group and ADCC Infocad. NPTI Power MBA Program is the academic partner while Zee Business is the official Television Partner and will be telecasting parts of the program on the event day. The event also have been supported by industry bodies including IEEMA, ITMA, AEEE, APQI and industry media including Energetica, Everything About Water and

“Last mile service delivery in the power and water Utilities can only improve if all stakeholders come together and join hands to share and learn best practices and challenges from each other. We are glad to have attracted more than 34 best of the industry speakers and delegates to participate in the event” said Faiz Wahid, Director, pManifold Business Solutions who is organizing this conference.

The super-power packed conference has confirmed speakers who are business and functional leaders from different organizations including World Bank, MJP, Smart Grid Forum, MSEDCL, BESCOM, Enzen, Tata Power, SPML, Vishwa Infra, Essel Group, A2Z, ABB, IBM, Infosys, Secure Meter, SPANCO, IDFC, SBI Caps, CRISIL, IFC, PTC Financial Services and IFMR Capital.

A portion of the conference proceeds will benefit Child Adoption For Education project of HelpLink, the non-profit with the sole agenda to link the noble with the needy.

Currently, the model is implemented in cities like Nagpur, Jalgaon, Aurangabad and Bhivandi in Maharashtra, Sagar, Ujjain, Gwalior in MP, Agra in Uttar Pradesh, and also in cities in Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, while States like Haryana, Bihar and Jharkhand are considering implementation soon.

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About pManifold:

pManifold is an India based, utility focused Management Consulting firm specializing in research and consultimplementation on emerging business models in India. The firm’s key focus rest in private utilities – their go-to-market strategies; customer intelligence & business analytics; financial modeling and bid advisory; and performance monitoring and improvements.

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Faiz Wahid, Co-Founder Director, pManifold, +91 8805655069

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