Eastern India’s largest energy Convention “E3” in Kolkata


Eastern India’s largest electrical expo for power and electrical sector “E3” opened  at Milan Mela Ground, Kolkata. The expo was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister-in-Charge of Dept. of Power & Non-Conventional Energy Sources, West Bengal Shri Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay in esteemed presence of Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, FBCCI, Bangladesh & Dr. Rajesh Pandey, CMD WBSETCL  and DCL along with eminent dignitaries from Power and electrical sector across the nation.

During the inauguration, Shree Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, Hon’ble Minister-in-Charge of Dept. of Power & Non-Conventional Energy Sources, West Bengal said – “I am glad to know that IEEMA – Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association is organizing E3, a three day exposition from 18th – 20th November, 2016 in Kolkata, the Cultural Capital and womb of Modern India is the right place to host such events. Present day Bengal, with its abundant talent pool and conducive environment for conducting business will encourage this sort of forward looking events. I wish every success to this event.”

Mr Chattopadhyay further added, “Six years back west Bengal was facing severe load shading but now the situation has changed drastically. Now we are providing 24*7 powers to all. In the power sector we have even expanded to Bangladesh and ready to expand further. We urge all manufacturers to invest in West Bengal. There is a huge opportunity for the manufacturers of power sector.

E3 – Energize Empower East, a biennial platform expects to attract over large number of footfalls in terms of buyers, sellers, solution providers, entrepreneurs, policymakers and general public. The expo features multiple unique discussion sessions and Innovation Lecture Series on Sustainable Energy, International Marketing in Power Sector, Innovation, and Leadership, to be held every day from 18th November till 20th November 2016.

Speaking on this occasion Mr. Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, FBCCI, Bangladesh, said, “Thanks for transforming the city as an international centre for business. Bangladesh targets for 20000 MW power in next two years with the help of Govt of India. With the help of IEEMA we will look for new opportunity in the power sector. This will be initiated during Bangladesh PM’s next visit to India”.

“E3” offers a unique platform for companies across India and abroad to meet, network and explore business opportunities in the power and electrical sector. E3 is designed to be a definitive electrics marketplace and will provide the widest range of transmission towers, switchgears, cables, conductors and fiber optic wires, transmission line technologies, control and automation, transformers, among many other products focusing the sectors like Electrical Transmission & Distribution ( T&D), Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME),  Sustainable Energy, Global Outreach, Consumer Electricals.

The event is being held at the Milan Mela Ground, Kolkata. IEEMA along with event partner Biswa Bangla & Dept. of Power & Non-Conventional Energy Sources, Govt. ofWest Bengal is organizing and rolling out the event. E3 has been sponsored by multiple Sponsors and Partners from industry stalwarts like EMC Ltd , Skipper Limited, Supreme, Havells , Utkarsh, Laser Power, Cabcon, Kritika etc.  International companies like Energypac, Megger, AMAT, Omicron are displaying their technologies and solutions which will be a great take away for Indian Consumers.

“I am very thankful to the Government of West Bengal for extending their support as partner to this event.  E3 is the largest energy convention in Eastern India set for three-days of exhibition and two-days of seminar on various topics including Sustainable Energy, International Marketing, Innovation and Leadership. Eminent speakers from across the country shall be deliberating on various topics.  There has been an honest effort on the part of the E3 Core Committee including IEEMA Secretariat to make E3 event a very vibrant and successful event and lot of collective thought process and energy has been put in by the Core Committee to make E3 event a grand success and to ensure maximum mileage to all the stakeholders out of this event. The focus of E3 event is to highlight the potential and capabilities of Eastern & North-Eastern States including neighboring countries. I think we are heading towards a very exciting time ahead and I wish all the Exhibitors all the best.”  – Mr. R K Shah , Chairman,  IEEMA ERC.

“Through this event, the effort of IEEMA is to showcase the manufacturing and services strengths of Eastern Region which not only services India’s T&D needs, but also the demand from neighboring South Asian countries’ Power sector.” – Mr. Sharan Bansal, Executive Committee Member, Vice Chairman IEEMA ERC.