About the Summit

India is making rapid strides towards adopting clean energy sources and placing a greater emphasis on sustainability and intelligent solutions for a better future. Punjab is leading the country by setting an example in adopting innovative renewable energy solutions.

In pursuit of the ambitious goal to promote a new-zero world, Punjab Energy Development Agency has partnered with Elets Technomedia to host the "5th Elets National Energy Summit" on 24th May 2023 at The Lalit in Chandigarh. This one-day event will bring together policy-makers and industry leaders to explore innovative ideas and strategies for accelerating future readiness in the energy sector.

Brimming with enriching deliberations and networking opportunities, the summit promises to offer valuable insights to develop a more sustainable and intelligent energy sector.

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Government Dignitaries


Corporate Leaders




Enriching Sessions

Chief Guest


Aman Arora

Hon’ble Cabinet Minister
for New & Renewable Energy Resource,
Printing & Stationery, Governance Reforms
& Removal of Grievances Govt of Punjab

Program Mentor


H S Hanspal

Punjab Energy Development Agency

Program Chair


Ravi Bhagat

Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister
Punjab and in addition Chief Executive Officer, PEDA

Key Speakers


M P Singh

Punjab Energy Development Agency


Caroline Rowett

British Deputy High Commissioner


KR Jyothilal

Principal Secretary
Department of Energy
Government of Kerala


Tejveer Singh, IAS

Principal Secretary
Department of Power and Governance Reforms
Government of Punjab


Mohammad Shayin

Managing Director
Haryana Power Generation
Corporation Ltd


Lalit Jain

BBN Development Authority
Government of Himachal Pradesh


Bhaskar Sarkar

Chief Executive Officer
TP Northern Odisha
Distribution Ltd.


Shena Aggarwal

Ludhiana Smart City Corporation and Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Ludhiana


Neelam Janaiah

Vice Chairman & Managing Director


Dr Narhari Bhanger, IAS

Department of Agriculture
Government of Haryana


S Narayanan

Director General
New & Renewable Energy Department


Arup Chandra Sarmah

Chief Commercial Officer
ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited (OTPC)


Parneet Singh Minhas

Deputy Director
State transport
Government of Punjab


Madhu Mishra

Senior Adviser, Economics, Climate and Development


Nidhi Sarin

Program head Indo-German


Rajeev Ahuja

Director IIT Ropar Punjab


Dhiraj Kumar Mahajan

Associate professor IIT Ropar, Punjab


Sukhwinder Singh Abrol

Project Director


Sakatar Singh Pal

Additional State Transport Commissioner
Government of Punjab


  • 8:30 am -10:00 am Registration

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am Inauguration: Blueprint for a sustainable future - Advancing Smart and Sustainable Energy

    Welcome Address: Dr. Ravi Gupta, Editor in Chief, eGov Magazine
    Special Address : Sh Tejveer Singh, Principal Secretary, Department of Power and Governance Reforms, Government of Punjab
    Special Address: Sh. HS Hanspal, Chairman, Punjab Energy Development Agency
    Introductory Remarks: Ms Caroline Rowett, Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission, Chandigarh
    Keynote Address: Sh.A Venu Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary, New and Renewable Energy, Government of Punjab
    Chief Guest Address: Sh. Aman Arora, Hon’ble Minister for New and Renewable Energy Resources, Printing and Stationery, Governance Reforms, Removal of Grievances and Employment Generation & Training Minister, Government of Punjab
    Vote of thanks : MP Singh, Director, Punjab Energy Development Authority

  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Inauguration of Expo and Networking Tea

  • 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Panel Discussion : Building Sustainability through green and clean energy generation

    Mohammad Shayin, Secretary, Department of Power, Government of Haryana and MD Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd
    Sh S Narayanan, Director General, New and Renewable Energy, Government of Haryana
    Shena Aggarwal, CEO Ludhiana Smart City Corporation and Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Ludhiana
    Parneet Singh Minhas, Deputy Director State Transport Punjab, Chandigarh
    Nidhi Sarin, Project Head, Indo German Energy Program GIZ
    MP Singh, Director PEDA, (Moderator)

  • 1:30 pm -2:15 pm Lunch

  • 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Fireside Chat : Tackling Granary of India’s biggest environmental issue of stubble burning, moving towards monetisation :

    Dr Narahari Singh Banger, Director, Department of Agriculture, Government of Haryana

  • 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Energy of the Future : New and Alternative Energy, Clean Energy Technologies, National Hydrogen Mission

    Sakatar Singh Bal, PCS, Additional State Transport Commissioner, Government of Punjab
    Madhu Mishra, Senior Adviser, Economics, Climate and Development, British Deputy High Commission
    E.N. EZE, Minister, High Commission of Nigeria to India, New Delhi
    Animesh Mishra, Head of Sales & PR, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL)
    Sukhvinder Singh Abrol, Project Director, Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society
    Dhiraj K. Mahajan, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar (Moderator)

  • 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Fireside Chat : Energy Transmission & distribution: Emerging Technologies for driving operational efficiencies

    Bhaskar Sarkar, Chief Executive Officer, TP Northern Odisha Distribution Ltd.
    Arup Chandra Sarmah, Chief Commercial Officer, ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited (OTPC)
    Dr. Ravi Gupta, Editor in Chief eGov Magazine, (Moderator)

  • 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Special Address : Sh KR Jyothilal, Principal Secretary, Department of Energy, Government of Kerala

  • 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Special Address : Prof Rajeev Ahuja, Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar

  • 4:30 pm - 5: 15 pm Panel Discussion: Capacity Building in the Energy Sector : Role of Banks and Institutional Finance for research, innovation and energy infra development

    Sh Lalit Jain, CEO, BBN Development Authority, Government of Himachal Pradesh
    Sh Neelam Janaiah, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, TSREDCO
    Sh Ashwani Kumar Raheja, Director, Operations, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam
    Vimal Kumar, India Lead: MECS Programme and Co-founder – Finovista
    Santosh KR - Manager, Green Finance Vertical, Small Industries Development Bank of India

  • 5:15 pm - 5: 20 pm Vote of thanks

  • 5: 20 pm High Tea

Focus Areas

Role of Solar, Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) & Bio Mass Power in Clean Energy Transition

Evolving Energy Sector: Challenges & Opportunities

Energy Reforms Building a Smart & Sustainable Future

Smart Meters: Progress & the Future Outlook

Energy Efficiency & Security: The Need of the Hour

Clean Technologies for Environment Sustainability

Hydrogen Economy: Current Trends & The Road Ahead

Net-Zero Emission Roadmap: Best Practices, Challenges & Opportunities

Electric Vehicle and Charging Infrastructure

Join as an Exhibitor

The 5th Elets National Energy Summit is a prestigious platform for the energy sector to come together and discuss the latest trends, innovations, and challenges. As an exhibitor at the summit, you will have the opportunity to showcase your company's products and services to a diverse audience of industry experts, policy-makers, and decision-makers.

  • Network with industry leaders from both the public and private sectors.

  • Reach out to a wider audience and generate new leads.

  • Showcase your products and services to potential customers.

  • Gain insights on market trends and requirement.

  • Enhance your company's brand awareness.

Past Partners

Event Venue

24th May 2023

The Lalit in Chandigarh