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India Smart Grid Forum Announces

Joint Certificate Course on

Duration: 3 Months Full Time Program

They also conduct research on several smart grid related areas such as cyber security. such as Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS). new RE Program for 175 GW by 2022. 100 Smart Cities. However. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY). degree.the views of the Forum are more holistic and inclusive. industry executives and fresh graduates to understand the nuances of smart grid technologies. Foreseeing such scenario and to avoid this situation. business models and implementation experiences of past projects. a full time course starting from 21st September 2015. VJTI is a well-known academic institution with several years of experience in various fields of study. architectures. Learning from experiences of RAPDRP projects in all states that badly suffered mainly due to lack of skilled manpower is an example. Success of Smart Grid squarely depends on smart and knowledgeable professionals who will implement and operate the new systems. Smart Grid technologies are the future and will pave way for integrated Smart Cities. it is important to create a talent pool in India to implement the new programs successfully on track. it is imperative for every individual and organization to be in touch with the latest developments in this field. and post graduate level programs in Engineering & Technology. standards. the technology is just one piece of the puzzle. and technology incubation. the institute provides rich knowledge on several ground breaking research areas. It will also help them keep abreast of contemporary issues affecting different business activities and the way other countries are tackling them. innovations. As an advisory body to the Ministry of Power. • Participants will be imparted with skills and knowledge to better appreciate/understand smart grid related . Benefits • • • • ISGF is a neutral body that comprises of experts from all stakeholder sections including ministries. Electric Mobility Mission with a target of 6-7 million EVs by 2022 etc. ISGF along with VJTI is pleased to announce the First Batch of ISGF-VJTI Joint Certificate Course on Smart Grids (CCSG) for 3 months. India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is a public private partnership of the Ministry of Power. The participants can take advantage of the experience and knowledge gained from the various activities at VJTI. With its aim of achieving greater visibility through focus on research. The Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) in Pune is one of the oldest institutes in the country with a legacy of more than 125 years of academic excellence. academia and students. utilities. Government of India. cascade-failures etc.indiasmartgrid. For successful implementation of other programs that the GoI has recently launched. leading to better business decisions. All the new programs announced by GoI require skilled manpower to plan and implement. Main focus of the next round of smart grid projects would be toleverage the assets created under RAPDRP to transform the distribution utilities to Smarter Grids with low incremental costs. which is going to launch a new set of smart grid projects all across the country.Introduction Government of India has recently approved the National Smart Grid Mission (NSGM). The institute is well known for its diploma. regulators. The industry and utility heads have raised concerns about the dearth of trained people and knowledge gap among the workforce in the fast changing technology domains. update and maintain the new assets that will be created under these schemes. These include: Amendment to the Electricity Act 2003 Ø A new Renewable Energy Act 2015 Ø Model Smart Grids Regulations Ø • The 3 month certificate course on smart grids aim to supplement technical and managerial skills by providing updated knowledge in smart grid domains through conceptual knowledge and experiential learning. Govt. ISGF has clear focus on changing the way we deliver electricity in our country. utilities need to adopt Smart Grid technologies at a faster pace. • On the policy side also several measures have been taken to create an enabling environment to implement new programs successfully. of India with the mandate of accelerating smart grid deployments across the country. ISGF has been engaged in capacity building workshops on various aspects of Smart Grid in the recent past. technology providers. This course has been developed as a unique and first-of-a-kind program on Smart Grids that will prepare utility engineers. This 3 months program will not only cover the foundations of the Smart Grids but also add a practical flavour by deep diving into the details of core challenges that need to be addressed on various dimensions of it including field visits. Thus. www.

org . Chanakyapuri.indiasmartgrid. Malcha Marg. Policy and Regulations What is a Smart Grid? Smart Grid Maturity Model Communications Technologies for Smart Grid Applications Smart Substations and Transmission Technologies Wide Area Measurement Systems (WAMS) and Wide Area Control Systems (WACS) Smart Distribution Technologies Asset Mapping and Consumer Indexing on GIS Maps Ø Automated Metering Infrastructure Ø SCADA/EMS/DMS and other Operational Technologies Ø Outage Management Systems (OMS) Ø Mobile Workforce Management Systems Ø Enterprise IT Systems and ERP Ø Billing and Customer Care Systems Ø Integration of IT systems and OT systems Ø Faculty Senior Professionals from Industry and Academia who are experts in their respective fields. CBIP Building. Target Audience and Eligibility • Engineers from Discoms and Transco’s executing/intending to execute Smart Grid projects including the engineers from utilities implementing the 14 Smart Grid Pilot Projects • Engineers from Regulatory Commissions and Smart Grid Project Management Units in State Energy/Power Departments • Engineers from Technology Companies • Fresh Engineering Graduates looking for a career in Smart Grids domain (need to undergo a screening test to qualify) • Smart Grid/Smart City Enthusiasts and Entrepreneurs www.Course Details • 3 months full time non-residential course • • 75% of the course will be classroom training and rest of time for site visits Training Venue: India Smart Grid Forum. and the emerging 21st Century Grid Institutional Framework of Power Sector in India Reforms. New Delhi 110 021 • The 1st batch of ISGF-VJTI Certificate Course on Smart Grids is scheduled from 21st September 2015 to 18th December 2015 • Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure • Integration of Renewable Energy Sources • Energy Storage and Other New Technologies • Smart Microgrids • DC Microgrids • Pilots and Business Models for Smart Grids • Standards and Architectures • Interoperability • Cyber Security for Smart Grids • Machine Intelligence in the Grid • State Estimation and Stability • Machine To Machine Communication and M2M Roadmap for India • International Benchmarks and Lessons Learnt • Emerging Business Opportunities in the Smart Grid for Industry and Entrepreneurs • Social Networking for Smart Utilities • Smart Grid as Enablers for Smart Cities Program Outline • • • • • • • • • Basics of the Electric Power System.

: AAAAI4035QSD001 Please note that the bank charges.110 001 Account Number : 00031110005017 RTGS / NEFT IFSC Code : HDFC0000003 PAN No. are to be borne by Participants. Amritha. New Delhi – 110021 Telephone: 011 – 41030398 Contact person: Ms. Demand Draft payable in Delhi.Participation Fee The fee for this course is: Ø For Indian Participants: INR 100. Malcha Marg. Directories etc 50% discount on delegate registration fee for India Smart Grid Week 2016 (www.000 + service tax Ø For International Participants: US$ 2. 26 Kasturba Gandhi Marg. Chanakyapuri. New Delhi .indiasmartgrid. Business Analyst Ph: +91 8130665739 E-mail: c. C. White Papers.isgw.500 + service tax • Indian Utilities and Students who are Members of ISGF are eligible for 30% discount • Other Indian Utilities and Regulatory Commissions eligible for 20% discount • ISGF Industry and Associate Member organizations are eligible for 20% discount th • For any organisation nominating 5 www. : AAAAI4035Q Service Tax No. if .in) Assistance for accommodation and local transport in Delhi Mode of Payment Payment for participation can be made by the following methods: • Cheque/DD Payment: In favour of “India Smart Grid Forum”. 6 registration will be free The Fee Covers • • • • Course Materials Technical Site Visits to Distribution Utilities and Technology Centres of leading Technology companies Tea/Coffee Lunch • • • • Assistance for placement Access to all ISGF documents – Technical Reports. • Bank transfer: Details are provided below – Account Name : India Smart Grid Forum Bank : HDFC Bank Branch : 209-214 Kailash Building. Contact details: India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) CBIP Building. PPTs.amritha@indiasmartgrid.