PGCIL CMD visits ABB stall at Make in India event in Mumbai

2016-02-17 - Mumbai, February 15, 2016: IS Jha, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) visited the ABB stall at Make in India week in Mumbai. Seen in the picture L to R with the model for the 800kV HVDC transformer: SK Mishra – Executive Director, Quality, PGCIL, Sanjeev Sharma, CEO and MD, ABB India, Pitamber Shivnani, President Power grids division ABB India, IS Jha, CMD, PGCIL, YK Sehgal – Executive Director, commercial and regulatory cell, PGCIL.

ABB showcased various projects and technologies at the stall including an 800kV HVDC transformer model, HVDC technology and the world’s first truly collaborative dual armed YuMi robot.

“ABB has always been one of our trusted partners. We have a long-standing association and have executed several path-breaking projects together. We count on them for new technologies,” said IS Jha, CMD, PGCIL.

“PGCIL and ABB have been a significant catalyst in shaping the ‘Make in India’ story for the power sector.,” said Sanjeev Sharma, CEO and MD, ABB India Limited.

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.

For more information please contact:

Corporate Communications, ABB India Ltd.

Sohini Mookherjea
Tel: + 91 9632726608
Peter Stierli
Tel: + 91 9901722298

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