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Industry Honors MAHAGENCO with Two Awards for SAP-ERP, Successfully Implemented by L&T Infotech

Oct 09, 2014   17:00 IST 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

L&T Infotech, a global provider of information technology services and solutions and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the USD 14.3 billion Larsen & Toubro, is proud to announce the successful SAP-ERP implementation at MAHAGENCO (Maharshatra State Power Generation Co. Ltd.), which has received coveted SAP-ACE Award and Elets Award.


This SAP ERP implementation project named as NirmITee…Gen Next with IT by MAHAGENCO, bags the SAP for Customer Excellence (ACE) Best Run Award in Utilities – Generation and Elets Technomedia Award (an award for IT implementation in PSU given at the PSU Summit 2014).


Mr. Asheesh Sharma, Managing Director, MAHAGENCO, said, “The SAP-ERP culture has commenced a new wave within the company, that of integrating systems, processes and people. This change is helping us to achieve our vision of generating adequate power for Maharashtra, at competitive rates on sustainable basis, in a socially responsible manner. SAP-ERP has been part of our overall IT transformation strategy for operational excellence, energy efficiency and value generation.


Mr. Sharma observed, “We are now able to have greater process visibility within our entire power generation supply chain. Our vision has been transformed into reality through our partner - L&T Infotech.


Mr. Chandrashekar Kakal, Chief Operating Officer, L&T Infotech, said, “Our relationship with MAHAGENCO is strategic and we would continue to extend our technological and business focused service support to MAHAGENCO. Our focus has been on providing integrated power management solutions, result-driven business process management and leveraging technology to achieve long-term competitive advantage for MAHAGENCO.


Our SAP-ERP implementation has not only brought forth transformation in MAHAGENCO’s systems and processes, but also helped the power generation company in applying the globally best industry practices in power generation and dispatch.


As part of the deal with MAHAGENCO, L&T Infotech implemented SAP modules across various business processes, trained 50 core team users, 200 power users and 1100 plus end users. The contract covered all electricity generation plants (Thermal, Gas and Hydro) and all the office locations across Maharashtra. L&T Infotech undertook implementation process in two phases - pilot and roll-out. The Company would provide annual support and maintenance to MAHAGENCO for five years thereafter.


Power generation utilities from other states like Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh have sent their delegations to MAHAGENCO to study this spectacular achievement. Similarly, SEBI and the Reserve Bank of India have visited MAHAGENCO for studying the ERP implementation.



MAHAGENCO has the highest overall generation capacity and the highest thermal installed capacity amongst all the state power generation utilities in India. In terms of installed capacity, it is the second highest generation company after NTPC.


MAHGENCO having installed generation capacity of 11367 MW comprising 7480 MW Thermal, 2585 MW Hydel and 672 MW gas turbine and 130 MW Solar; was established by government of Maharashtra under the central electricity act-2003 with the principal objective of engaging in the business of generation of electricity. MAHAGENCO produces cheapest power of consumers in state. The Company is an eco-friendly power generating company and has received certification under ISO:14001 and ISO:18001 for its major power stations at Chandrapur, Koradi, Khaperkheda, Nasik, Parli, Koyna and Uran power stations




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Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. (L&T Infotech), one of the fastest growing global IT services company, is ranked by NASSCOM as the 8th largest software & services exporter from India and among the top 20 IT BPO employers in 2013. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of USD 14.3 billion Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India’s largest technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, with global operations.


L&T Infotech provides end-to-end IT solutions and services to Banking & Financial Services; Insurance; Energy & Process; Hi-tech & Consumer Electronics; Utilities, Engineering & Construction; Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail & Pharmaceuticals; Auto & Aerospace; Media & Entertainment; Healthcare; Plant Equipment & Industrial Machinery and Travel & Logistics industries.


Headquartered in Mumbai, India, L&T Infotech delivers IT-enabled business solutions to its clients, leveraging its strong domain-expertise and in-depth technology know-how, through its service lines including Testing; Mobility; Infrastructure Management Services; BI/DW; SAP; Oracle & Microsoft; Enterprise Integration; and Manufacturing Execution Systems.


L&T Infotech is differentiated by its three-pronged value proposition encompassing Business-to-IT Connect, Engage the Future and Execution Excellence.


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