Sahyadri Industries Ltd Bags Award for the "Best Performing Windmills"

Pune, India (PressExposure) June 30, 2009 -- Sahyadri Industries Ltd. bags award for the "Best Performing Windmills" second year in a row Pune, 2009: The 550-crore, Pune-based Sahyadri Industries Ltd, recently bagged two awards for the "Best Performing Wind Mills of the member companies" for the years 2006-07 & 2007-8 at the 13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Indian Wind Power Association which was held at Hotel Jennys Residency in Coimbatore.

They have won these prestigious awards in the sector comprising of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and MP for two consecutive years 2006-07 and 2007-08. These wind mills of the German based Enercon GmbH were the first massive machines of 600 KW to be installed in India way back in 2001 with the latest gearless wind turbines technology. The awards were received by Mr. Satyen. V. Patel, Director, Commercial and Mr. S.U Joshi, Director at the hands of the honorable Chief Guest Dr. Pramod Deo, Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, New Delhi.

A special technical committee which comprised of senior members of the association checked the reports and data submitted from various sites and companies. It was only after evaluating various parameters such as - site location, wind zones, wind speeds, weather conditions, average wind velocities, power generations etc that they arrived at a decision to give the coveted award to the deserving winner.

Also present on the occasion were Guest of Honour Shri Prasad R. Menon, Director of Tata Power, Mumbai, Shri Mahesh Makhija, VP (Renewables) CLP Power, Ahmedabad, and other prominent luminaries from the power generation fields.

About the Group

Sahyadri Industries Ltd. Founded by the Late Shri L.B.Patel in the year 1947, is a well known group in the Building Material Industry based at Pune. The product range comprises of "Swastik" brand Fibre cement roofing sheets,"Cemply" Flat sheets for interior and external applications and "Entasafe" all steel main doors for housing.The group also boasts of having one of Indias's largest factories to manufacture Autoclaved Aerated Concrete blocks under the brand name "Ecolite", at Nasik

The production capacity of fibre roofing sheets and accessories is well over 10 million sq. metres per annum at present from their units in the West and South. The Swastik group is professionally managed by Experienced and highly qualified Executives supported by an online SAP-ERP System. Swastik products reach their customers through well-planned marketing strategies in many states right from Rajasthan to Kerala through a network of 25 depots and over 5,000 stockists.

Sahyadri Industries Ltd., are also market leaders in the power and energy sector having around 42 wind mills with a generating capacity of 33M.W's of electricity located in Maharashtra,Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan. Their other interests also include real estate development of industrial plots

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