Alstom in India

Our Presence

Alstom has been associated with India’s progress for a century and has a long-standing reputation for providing highly innovative and sustainable solutions for meeting the country’s energy and transport requirements. The company has full capabilities in engineering, manufacturing, project management and supply of power generation, transmission and transport sector requirements. Since its inception in the year 1911, the company has been at the forefront of leading-edge technology at every level, serving these three infrastructure markets essential to economic, social and environmental development of India.

The company works with a number of strategic partners in India to offer a wide range of solutions for every sector – Power, Transport & Grid.

With power transmission now included in the business portfolio, Alstom in India looks forward to new synergies amongst its three core sectors and is well poised to offer end-to-end solutions to its customers. 

Alstom India Statistics  

  • Around 9,000 employees in India
  • Three R & D Centres in Bengaluru (Power and Transport), Vadodara (Power) and Hosur (Grid)
  • Two Engineering Centres for Power in Noida, Kolkata
  • Manufacturing Units


  1. Power – Vadodara, Durgapur, Shahabad, Sanand*
  2. Transport – Coimbatore, Sricity
  3. Grid – Padappai, Pallavaram, Hosur, Vadodara, Naini 


  • Global Engineering & Software Centre for Railway & Metro in Bengaluru for Transport
  • Metro & Railway Signalling Engineering and Software Centre in Bengaluru

*Under construction

Main executives

Mr. Rathin Basu
Country President – ALSTOM India & South Asia 
Managing Director, ALSTOM T&D India

Mr. Patrick Ledermann 
Vice President Thermal and Renewable Power, Alstom India
Regional Vice President Global Power Sales (GPS), India Region

Mr. S. M. Momaya
Whole-time Director & Chief Financial Officer 

Ms. Sapna Lalwani
Country Communication Director, ALSTOM India & South Asia 

Mr. Amaresh Singh
Country Human Resources Director

Mr. Hiren Vyas
Country Legal Director

Mr. Ashish Ohri 
Director - India IT SSC Country Representative

Country President's Profile

Mr. Rathin BasuCountry President – ALSTOM India & South Asia

Rathin Basu holds BTech (Electronics) from Science College, Calcutta University and BSc (Honours in Physics) from St Xavier's, Calcutta University.

Rathin has worked in NTPC during 1978-1983 as Senior Engineer where he was the lead Engineer for design, project management and commissioning of India's 1st Computer Control systems for Singrauli Super Thermal Power Plant. During 1983-84 he worked for ESPL/Westinghouse as Division Head to create a new Distributed Control System business.

He then joined the Alstom Group's subsidiary Cegelec India in 1985. During 1986-1987 he was posted in Paris HQ to lead a group of Franco-Indian Engineers to execute NTPC's 6x500 MW Data Acquistion Systems for Korba & Ramagunadm Super Thermal Power Plants. In 1989 he was appointed as CEO and achieved turnaround of the business and led the growth of Cegelec India during the period from 1989 to 2002.

From 2003 to 2007 he was Vice-President, with a P&L responsibility, for Global Power Distribution Business, based in Paris. During this period, he led the turnaround of this business and simultaneously doubled the business volume to +600 MEuro.

In 2007 Rathin returned to India to lead Alstom T&D India's growth to market leadership in the T&D domain and development of the transmission business. Since 2007, over the last 7 years under his leadership, Alstom T&D India made significant contribution in building a strong electrical grid for India involving AC and DC technologies, leading to trippling the Transmission business volume.

He is member of CII's National Committee on Power, FICCI's Power Committee and CII's Capital Goods committee. He also chairs CII's 'Transmission Group'.

He has attended INSEAD (France) for 'Advanced Management Programme' and London Business School for a short programme on 'Global Electricity Markets'. 

Alstom in India has made strategic partnerships with strong local players to bring in frontline technologies, to enhance the quality and efficiency of the power sector.

2009: Alstom and Bharat Forge Ltd (BFL) Joint Venture
The Alstom-Bharat Forge JV will manufacture Supercritical Turbines and Auxiliaries equipments with an annual capacity of 5000 MW. 

2005: Alstom-BHEL tie-up
Alstom and BHEL entered into a 15-years license agreement for manufacture, supply and technology transfer for super critical boilers. 

2005: Infosys R&D Centre
Alstom teamed up with Infosys, to set up an R&D centre at the Infosys campus in Bengaluru.   

1999: NTPC Alstom Power Service Limited (NASL)
The 50:50 joint venture undertakes renovation, modernisation, retrofit and refurbishment of old and ageing power plants.


Unique initiative to electrify rural India through Dry Gasification system: Alstom Foundation collaborated with Husk Power Systems (HPS) to fund the Dry Gasification process for low-cost manufacturing and retro-fitting of the gasifiers at the existing 65 power plant sites of HPS in Bihar.  

Green Orphanage for Disadvantaged Children inaugurated in Karnataka: To support the local community and preserve the environment, Alstom Foundation inaugurated an eco-friendly structure in Chamarajnagar, Karnataka using solar heating, solar lighting, fly ash bricks and natural stones. The Project christened as ‘Green Orphanage’, aims to educate, rehabilitate and socially integrate 40 disadvantaged children by providing them shelter and vocational skills. This project is in sync with Alstom Foundation’s ambition to become a key contributor to sustainable development around the world.

The Kumaun Spring Recharge Initiative: Launched under the aegis of Alstom Foundation, the initiative will recharge 30 springs in the Kumaun region of the Himalayas for a period of over two years by basing it on the principles of hydrogeology.

Restoring farming in Gujarat, India:Alstom Foundation is actively involved in restoring the soil to increase agricultural productivity in remote areas of Gujarat, which has suffered years of erosion from monsoons.

Windmills for salt farmers: Alstom Foundation also proposes to erect 50 windmills over a period of one year in an effort to help farmers switch from fossil fuel to renewable source of energy.

Kanya Kelawani Project: Alstom contributed towards the cause of ‘Kanya Kelawani’ - meaning providing Education to the Girl Child, to ensure girl child education in Gujarat. It was done on the occasion of dedicating the first GT26 based combined cycle power plant project to the Nation.

Education Initiatives: As a part of the education initiative, Alstom facilities in Durgapur and Shahabad have constructed a school building and provided it with the infrastructure along with financial assistance for the children residing in those areas.

Environmental, Health & Safety policy

EHS Policy

Quality policy

Quality policy

First factory built in Kolkata.

Participated in setting up the first major manufacturing unit of BHEL, Bhopal

Power Boilers facility established in Durgapur

Boiler/Mill facility established in Shahabad

Asea Brown Boveri Management Limited (ABBML) established in Bombay

Asea Brown Boveri Management Limited (ABBML) became ABB ALSTOM Power India Limited (ABBPL)

ABB ALSTOM Power India Limited (ABBPL) became ALSTOM Power India Limited

ALSTOM Power India Limited became ALSTOM Projects India Ltd.

Hydro manufacturing facility established in Vadodara

Strategic partnership with Infosys in the areas of Global R&D, Engineering and Engineering services.

Global Technological Centre (GTC) established in Vadodara

- Foundation stone laid of power equipment manufacturing plant at Mundra in Gujarat. 
- Three Green Field manufacturing units were setup in Hosur, Padappai and Vadodara

Areva T&D became Alstom T&D India Limited
ALSTOM Projects India Limited became ALSTOM India Limited