INDIA ENERGY FORUM is a unique, independent, non-profit research organization and represents energy sector as a whole. The FORUM's mission is the development of a sustainable and competitive energy sector, promoting a favourable regulatory framework, establishing standards for reliability and safely, ensuring an equitable deal for consumers, producers and the utilities, encouraging efficient and eco-friendly development and use of energy and developing new and better technologies to meet the growing energy needs of the society.

Its membership includes all the key players of the sector including NTPC, NHPC, Power Grid Corporation, Power Finance Corporation, Reliance Energy, Tata Power, ONGC, Indian Oil Corporation, Neyveli Lignite, Coal India, Unocal, Alstom and over 80 highly respected energy experts. It works closely with the main regional chambers and industry organizations including Bombay Chamber, Bengal Chamber, Bangalore Chamber, Madras Chamber, Maratha Chambers (Pune), PHD Chamber, Observer Research Foundation, IRADE, INWEA, Indian Coal Forum, ORF, PETROTECH, PETROFED. It publishes a bimonthly journal TOTAL ENERGY and annually Indian Energy Year Book which provides authentic information on the whole energy sector at one source. It also publishes research papers and monographs. For more information, please visit:

OBSERVER RESEARCH FOUNDATION (ORF) is an endeavour to evolve and aid informed policy formulation for building a strong and prosperous India. The expectations of the global community from India are immense as the country is poised to play a leading role in the knowledge age. ORF believes that in the next 25 years India will be on of the world's great economic powers and contribute to a significant transformation in the quality of life of humanity.

ORF complements official initiatives by exploring policy alternatives. It provides informed and valuable inputs for decision-makers in the government, civil society and business leadership of India. ORF's expertise and resources are dedicated to nation building and international cooperation. ORF pursues its goals through in-depth research and stimulating discussions. ORF seeks active cooperation from those who share this vision in a spirit of genuine partnership.

ORF's motto is to build partnership for a Global India. For more information, please visit:

Organised By
India Energy Forum
Observe Research Foundation (ORF)
Reliance Industries Limited