Stakeholder Engagement

In addition to our work with clients, our reach within the various industries that we work in allows us to engage with stakeholders across the value chain and help industry peers connect with each other through events and online communities.

As knowledge partners for our clients we take up stakeholder engagement activities on a turn-key basis including offline events and online community engagement portals leveraging social media and mobile.

Competition Manager for ISGW 2016 / March 2016

Event Highlights India Smart Grid Forum, a PPP initiative taken by Government of India conducted 3 technical events for the Smart City & Smart Grid colocated with India Smart Grid Week 2016                                     […]

Engaging stakeholders online with research driven content

About the Client An industry association with an initiative to improve power quality Client Problem Power quality (PQ) is a critical aspect of electrical grid network but due to lack of awareness and negligence, the PQ ecosystem remains at a nascent stage. The client wanted to engage all stakeholders with […]

India International Energy Summit (IIES) 2011

About IIES First India International Energy Summit (IIES) – a 15 days energy yatra pan India and 3 days Summit and Expo was organized by Vijnana Bharati. IIES 2011 will induce fresh thinking into this subject through the concept of Orange Revolution to provide a unique solution-centric platform to all stakeholders to […]


Part 2 of 2 – Suggested amendments in National Tariff Policy

This is sequel to “Part 1 of 2: Suggested amendments in National Tariff Policy“.  3 True privatization would entail giving more“choices to customers” and improvement in service quality. Tata Power proposed model for segregation of Wire and Retail business is good and could enhance competition & investments into the sector. However with […]


Part 1 of 2 – Suggested amendments in National Tariff Policy

Rahul Bagdia is Co-Founder and Directorof pManifold. The co. specialize in Utilities andEmerging Markets Research and Advisory,and is focusing upon operationalisation and improvement inService Delivery of Power Distribution models. Ministry of Power (MoP) is reviewing the Electricity Act 2003 and the National Tariff Policy 2006. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce of Industry […]

Business Technology Conclave for IT Decision Makers and Thought Leaders in Power Distribution Utilities

Objective As the Power Distribution Sector in India evolves into a rapidly adopted PPP-model, significant importance is being given to real-time decision making through business intelligence gathered across business functions. Information Technology and its confluence with business processes and overall performance management in the Power Distribution Utility has been the […]

Power Distribution Franchisee Network

Power Distribution Franchisee is an emerging model in India and outside. This group intends to build ‘Community of Interest’ of professional experts and industries in this business to share knowledge, networks and best practices. The group is hosted on Linkedin since 22 August 2011, and with 900+ members is the […]


pManifold’s growIT.initiative attempts to connect local businesses with global resources and opportunities. It makes local businesses more visible and easily discoverable. It strives to provide local industry intelligence for professionals and businesses to take important decisions that are otherwise awaiting local knowledge. Currently it’s is on Nagpur city.

Stakeholder Engagement

Scale-up & Diversify Power Distribution PPP portfolio (Join IUKAN conference – 12th Feb, Delhi)

With developing ecosystem around Distribution Franchisee model (50+ RFPs/EOIs, 22+ start/in-operations in last 2 years), and push for further new roll-outs in light of re-structuring of Discoms, there is need for a careful discussion on scaling-up of right model going forward. It is with this objective that pManifold has organised […]

Strategic Communications – A tool towards better customer engagement and loss reduction

The high risks in the complex, unpredictable and highly political process of water sector reforms are unavoidable given the “essential goods” perception of water. However, what the utility operators need to understand is that investing time and money in “strategic communications” early in the engagement of water reforms and that […]


I-U-KAN: Raising sustainable Indian Utilities – a unique approach and platform

I-U-KAN (India Utility Knowledge And Forum) is a broader umbrella for all Utilities (Power, Water, Waste, Gas, Transport etc.) and all Stakeholders (Govt., Public utilities, Private Operators, New entrants, Service Providers, Regulators, NGOs, Investors, Customers) to analyse holistic gaps, exchange ideas, build common grounds, and expedite the establishment of sustainable […]

Water Sector Reforms Network

This group intends to become a stakeholder engagement platform to strengthen knowledge and communication between key stakeholders of Water Sector Reforms (WSR) – utilities, private companies, regulators, financial institutions, media, and more. By establishing a ‘Community of Interest’ of professional experts across various sectors and industries to share knowledge, networks […]

Ridea – National level Business Plan Competition and entrepreneurship development event

Objective ‘R-Idea’ – The national level competition is an ace business plan hunt with an objective to harness entrepreneurship and business planning skills within B-school students. The objective of R-idea is to provide an opportunity to postgraduate students of management to compete on a national level and get their business […]

Competition Manager for ISGW 2016 / March 2016

Event Highlights India Smart Grid Forum, a PPP initiative taken by Government of India conducted 3 technical events for the Smart City & Smart Grid colocated with India Smart Grid Week 2016                                     […]

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