I am proud to present to our shareholders the Annual Report of
Schneider Electric Infrastructure Limited, a listed Indian entity of
the Schneider Electric Group and a market leader in India''s
Infrastructure sector. Our vision is to be an energy specialist for
providing Safe, Reliable, Efficient, Productive & Green energy through
technologically advanced integrated products and solutions for the
complete Infrastructure value chain.
As consumption for power worldwide continues to grow at approximately
4% CAGR* the energy sector in India is expected to grow at an even
faster pace. Your company''s localized manufacturing facilities
including 5 Factories, 24 Authorised Service Centres and 17 Sales
Offices are important in fostering close proximity to customers. Its
strong in-house research and development efforts and support by global
R&D have helped build significant references to meet specific
requirements of the Indian market.
I am confident that Schneider Electric Infrastructure Limited''s
integration with the Schneider Electric Group opens immense
possibilities to leverage synergies and a group portfolio that will
further strengthen its leadership position in the Indian Infrastructure
sector. Key among these initiatives is the development of solutions to
reduoe energy consumption and carbon emissions and to reinforce its
Corporate Social Responsibility commitment. The BipBop programme for
access to energy has enabled your company to connect a million
households to electricity and train underprivileged people in energy
management related trades. In the frame of BipBop, your company has
also launched an impact- investment fund to support local entrepreneurs
around energy activities.
I dedicate this Annual Report of Schneider Electric Infrastructure
Limited to all our shareholders, investors, customers, employees,
communities and other stakeholders for their continued confidence in
our business model of Sustainable Energy for AN.
Vinod Kumar Dhall