Election 2024-2025

Notice of Election of New Committee Members for the Governing Body of ISLE for a period of four years from the time of installation in office during 2024-25
It has been decided to conduct elections for a new Committee for the Governing Body of the Indian Society of Lighting Engineers. The Governing Body shall consist of nine (9) elected members. The President, the Vice President, the Hon General Secretary, the Treasurer and five (5) members of Governing Body shall be from the above-mentioned elected members. The invitation notice shall be sent at least 12 weeks before the election date fixed.

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The members of ISLE are represented on national bodies such as the Development Council of the Ministry of Industry, Confederation of Indian Industry, and Bureau of Indian Standards. They are also active participants in industry associations like the Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers Association of India, the Glass Manufacturers Association and the Indian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers Association. They belong to leading lighting companies and utilities and are associated with research organizations like the National Physical Laboratory, Central Building Research Institute, the Electric Research and Development Association and various universities.

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The Registered Office of ISLE is situated in Mumbai. The bye-laws of the Society provide for opening of State Centres. The following State and Local Centres are currently in operation:

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Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs)

Collaboration to meet Mutual Goals.

Green Energy Movement, Eco-friendly Lighting

The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) – one of the oldest Chambers of Commerce & Industry in India who has completed 100 years in 2020, promoted GEM (Green Energy Movement) for Certification of Green Buildings. To support its activities for promoting the Green Energy Movement, ISLE joined hands with ASSOCHAM by signing an MoU on 15 July,2020 to support the Green Energy Movement, which also include Eco-friendly Lighting objective for ISLE.

National Affiliations

Connected with Local bodies.

Helping BIS for with Experts

ISLE is working with BIS on several subjects, many ISLE members are on the board of BIS standardisation committee and also working actively on creating documents like National Lighting Code (NLC).


ELCOMA (Electrical Lamp and Component Manufacturers Association of India)

Ever since its inception ISLE has worked closely with ELCOMA especially in the organising of its International Conferences and Exhibitions.

International Affiliations

Connected with Global bodies.

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America 

ISLE has a Memorandum of Understanding with IESNA for cooperation in many spheres of activity. This association has been reinforced by the entry of India into Lux Pacifica, of which IESNA is a founder member


ILE – Institution of Lighting Engineers

ISLE has a Memorandum of Understanding with ILE for cooperation in different spheres of activity.


IESANZ – Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand

IAt the 4th Lux Pacifica held in New Delhi in September 2002, ISLE and IESANZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in different spheres of activity.


ISA - International SSL Alliance

ISA (International SSL Alliance) is an international alliance of regional alliances and associations, renowned universities and institutions and leading companies in the SSL field. ISLE is represented on the Board of ISA.



At the initiative of ISLE the first Lighting Conference of the SAARC Countries was held in New Delhi in October 1991. This conference brought together delegates from the different countries of South Asia to discuss lighting issues that are specific to the region. The second conference was also held in Delhi in October 1995. Since then this conference has been held in Kathmandu in 1996 and Dhaka in 1999..

Governing Body Member

Mr. Dilip Kumbhat 


CEO @ K-Lite, he is an industrialist and a mechanical engineer from Chennai with more than 40+ years in the manufacture of luminaries. Has held prestigious positions in industrial associations as President and Chairman in an Indian Government's joint sector company, CAIIUC in Ambattur.

Mr. Harabandhu Mukherjee 

Vice President


Dr. Rajat Mandal 

Hon'y General Secretary

Ph.D. in Lighting, M.Tech(IITD), PGDBM , FIE, FIS, FILE

Mr. R Balasubramanian 

Hon'y Treasurer

Graduate in Electrical Engineering with Power Systems in PG . Served in various capacities in Tamil Nadu Electricity Board and on deputation to Government of Iraq for two years and Government of Saudi Arabia for five years . Served as the First Secretary for Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Dr. Prakash Barjatia 

Director - Education & Training

His keen interest in learning till last breathe is evident from his thirst for knowledge by acquiring Masters Degree in Management Science (MMS) from Pune University in 1990 and then Ph.D. in 2008, at the age of 65 years, on  “Socio-Economic Impact of Lighting Education in India”

Objectives of isle 

  • Promoting the art, science and practice of illumination engineering services as associated with built and open environment for the benefit of the public in general.

  • Advancing education and research in illumination engineering and publishing useful results of this research.

  • Formulating lighting codes, guides and technical reports and publishing them along with newsletters, journals and books on "illumination".

  • Maintaining liaison and technical interaction with national/international organisations concerned with matters related to the science, technology, standardisation and art in the fields of light and lighting.

  • Co-operation with the Bureau of Indian Standards in their standardisation work in the field of lighting.

  • Providing guidance to young engineers for career improvement in illumination engineering.

  • Organizing exhibitions and trade fairs of lighting and allied industries.Great stories have personality.  Consider telling a great story that provides personality. Writing a story with personality for potential clients will assists with making a relationship connection. This shows up in small quirks like word choices or phrases. Write from your point of view, not from someone else's experience.

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