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Frequently Asked Questions is a Vendor Neutral Online Portal that addresses business needs of the Automation Industry. The portal will feature all aspects of Automation Technology, Domain Knowledge and Expertise to offer a robust platform that enhances business efficiency in terms of Information, Technology, Consultation, Automation Community Networking, and B2B services by leveraging the power and reach of the Internet. is promoted by a group of Automation professionals headed by Ramnath S Mani, a veteran of  50 years in the field of Industrial Automation having held important positions in Debikay ( CGEE Alsthom) , Allen Bradley India (now Rockwell) and Control Techniques Emerson Industrial Automation. See list of Leadership in our About Us.

Membership of is open to all the stakeholders in the Automation and IT is Manufacturing Industry, which includes manufacturers of Industrial Electrical & Electronics and Automation equipment, their Vendors, Service Providers, Consultants, Contractors, OEMs, System Integrators, Distributors and the End Users. It will cater to the interest of End Users like Steel, Paper, Cement, Sugar, Food & Beverages, Material handling, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical and many other industries where Automation is used is a platform for trading a variety of Automation Products & Services related to all industry segment. The products include electrical equipment, electro-mechanical equipment, test measurement & instrumentation equipment, industrial electronics & automation systems, like Motors and Sensors and Field Instruments, Resolvers, Limit Switches, moving up the Control Ladder including MCC, Switchboards, DC/AC Drives, PLC, Distributed Controls, Cell Automation Controls, Plant Automation Controls including High Speed Bus, Supervisory Controls (SCADA), Plant Management System, Management Information System, Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and link to ERP, Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 technologies.  The services include information, consultancy, project management, troubleshooting, community Networking, Career opportunities etc.

Anyone who logs on to the site can have free access to general content and the community sections without undergoing any registration process. However, becoming a member of would enable you to access relevant sections and enjoy full functionality of the site. Just click on the `Members Login’ section and create an account.


The registration process of is divided into 2 stages


  1. Individual Member Registration.

The Member registration is free & open for any individual interested to access Resource and Member section of the site. The easy-to-fill registration form is available on clicking Registration link. Fill in the details of the form and submit it for Registration. We will activate your membership and intimate you by email. This feature is made available immediately.


  1. Corporate Registration (to be available shortly)

is typically suited for organisations interested in on-line commerce and collaboration. When an organisation becomes a registered member, its e-office is enabled, which allows access to all site functionality and features, including commerce and collaboration. will activate your membership and intimate you by email. You can then log on to your account and start transacting business. You are free to create additional user IDs depending on your requirements. This facility will be available shortly and users will be intimated. Any advance request for this membership will be taken and intimated as soon as the service is activated.

Member Registration process is meant for the individuals such as Industry Professionals, Electrical/Electronics Engineers, Designers, Specialists, Students etc., who are interested to view‘s content, participate in community activities, and access and use the vast pool of resources

A message indicating the type of resource element should be sent to . On review & approval of your proposal by our technical board, your contribution shall be hosted on All the contributions to will be acknowledged.  does not take responsibility for the correctness of the article and will not take liability arising out of the resource publication.

The Portal will focus on Best Practices related to operational efficiency in the automation industry. While the best practices for each of the area of operation in the automation industry will be featured, there will be a section categorised into Erection & commissioning, Operation & Maintenance and Troubleshooting which will be useful to the end user industry during implementation

We will create Links to connect you to the URL of various members of automation community who have moved onto net. And this section forms a virtual junction for accessing the community members. While doing this we will adhere to the policy of respecting the privacy of the member.

For this you have to become a Member of A message indicating URL of your site can be sent to . On review of the site, the URL shall be linked under an appropriate category depending on the commercial policy of for such links. has a dedicated customer-support cell, which would be happy to address all your queries. Send your queries to

Whatever information is displayed on , be it on products, services or organisations – is based entirely on information provided for display on the Portal by registered users of the site. does not take responsibility for information about products/organisations displayed by registered members of the Portal. But a conscious effort will be made to ensure their authenticity/credentials of each of the information at the time of registration.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. These include firewall protection, password encryption, and restricted server access. also has elaborate user-authorization and password protection to prevent and protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information. Restricted server access, failover mechanism for server and data back-up on a daily basis are other key security measures that is being incorporated to ensure privacy and misuse.