Industry honors MAHAGENCO with two awards for SAP-ERP, successfully implemented by L&T Infotech

MAHAGENCO-LogoMumbai, India, October, 10, 2014: 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.

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