Engineering Design & Contract Department
The main mission of Engineering & Design Division (EDD) is to “provide in-house technical and Engineering expertise keeping in pace with the state-of-the-art technology and seamless & integrated computer system”. The thrust is on ensuring that dependence on external expertise in all matters relating to technical and engineering issues is eliminated and honing the in-house expertise.One of the main functions of EDD is to streamline the multitude of expertise and experience and develop standard designs / procedures that can be followed uniformly by all Departments all over BPC.
As an off-shoot of the mission, main functions and the synergy involved, EDD is entrusted with the tasks of planning, system analysis, design and IT functions. For streamlined operations, the following cells have been created under EDD.
1. Planning Cell
2. Transmission Engineering Cell
3. Distribution Engineering Cell
4. Civil Cell
5. Environmental & GIS Cell
6. Procedures & Documentation (P&D) Cell
7. Information Technology (IT) Cell
Objectives of EDD Minimise/eliminate external dependence for project related advice & Consultancy
Co-ordination among all departments in Engineering (Functional) aspects,
Provide standard system keeping in pace with new development and Government rules and regulations.
Provide consultancy services in Generation, Transmission and Distribution system.
Role of EDD in BPC Provide support in the execution of various projects through pro-active role in all aspects covering design / drawing review, environmental clearances and where necessary, site / circumstance-specific support.
Oversee the functional requirements of IT and provide timely support for all existing IT systems and analyse the needs for any new requirements in management information as well as technical fields.
Conduct feasibility studies for Transmission Lines and Substations including detailed survey and estimation of project components for implementation.
Provide assistance in interpretation and implementation of technical and contractual issues.
Provide timely corrective measures for unforeseen eventualities under new project execution as well as operation of existing systems. ” Develop and maintain Quality standards in the Corporation.
Standardisation of equipment and designs keeping pace with new development.
Development of comprehensive GIS for BPC.