On 29th June, 1970, the electric lamps and components manufacturers in India founded Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers Association of India (Elcoma), representing the entire lighting industry. The main purpose founding members had in mind was to establish liaison with government bodies and to support each other in matters connected with lighting industry.
The broad operational environment that affects the construction sector has several unique features not shared by other industries. This is true not only with respect to the dominance of contract based works giving rise to a distinct culture and problems of a different nature but also with respect to issues like finance, taxation and man-power related policies. Construction Federation of India (CFI) was therefore set up by the leading heavy civil engineering construction firms of India as a forum that would strive for bringing about all round improvements in the construction sector apart from aiming at long standing problems while striving towards resolution of operational as well as policy level problems faced by the industry. The Federation is a representative body of the leading engineering construction firms of the country engaged in the construction of critically important infrastructure projects such as dams, power stations, roads and highways, bridges, tunnels, seaports, airports, metros, housing and urban development and such other basic amenities.
The Indian Wind Energy Association (In WEA) was set up in 2002 as a not-for-profit organisation under the Societies Act. In WEA with more than 300 members is dedicated to promotion and development of wind power in India. Since its inception InWEA has worked consistently towards removing barriers to wind power development and creation of an enabling regulatory and policy environment for investments in this sector.
Electrical Research and Development Association popularly known, as ERDA is a premier testing calibration, certification and research organization of India. ERDA was established by the Indian electrical industries and utilities with the support of government of India and gujarat and has acquired four decades of experience as a service provider. It is a not-for-profit sector organization.
The Planning Commission, Government of India, jointly with the Indian construction industry has set up Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) to take up activities for the development of the Indian construction industry. The Council, for the first time in the country, provides the impetus and the organisational infrastructure to raise quality levels across the industry. This helps to secure wider appreciation of the interests of construction business by the government, industry and peer groups in society.
Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP), a premier institution, rendering dedicated services to professional organisations,
engineers and individuals for more than 86 years, resulting in
accelerated development in water resources, energy and allied fields,
including renewable energy, in the country and abroad. CBIP has grown
into an eminent organisation of international importance while serving
the nation equally with great distinction. CBIP is Indian chapter for 10
international organisations related to aforesaid sector.
IEEMA is the national representative organisation of manufacturers of electrical, industrial electronics and allied equipment. IEEMA, the first ISO certified industry association in India, has over 750 member organisations encompassing the complete value chain in power generation, transmission and distribution.