CSTEP along with the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi (IIT BHU) and BESCOM is embarking on a pilot smart grid implementation project in Chandapura Division located in the Bangalore Rural Zone. In this regard, a Call for Tenders has been announced on www.eprocure.gov.in. Tender Reference No.: DST-SERI-GP/LT/EE/2015-16/03, dated 23/12/2015. The last date of submission has been extended to 1400 hours, February 15, 2016.