Indian Society of Lighting Engineers (ISLE), Madhya Pradesh State Centre, Indore

National Affiliations

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

CIE – Commission International de l’Eclairage (International Commission on Illumination)

India is a member of the apex international body on lighting, CIE through ISLE and is represented on the different CIE Divisions that conduct the organisation’s technical work. ISLE members are on some CIE Technical Committees and in fact have even chaired certain TCs. The Editor of Division 5, Exterior Lighting and other Applications is an ISLE member. Another member is presently Vice President on the Board of the CIE and has been re-elected till 2007.The quadrennial CIE Session was held in New Delhi in 1995.

Lux Pacifica

Lux Pacifica is a lighting body that represents 60% of the world’s population. It is made up of the national lighting societies of Australia and New Zealand (IEANZ), China (CIES), India (ISLE), Japan (IEIJ), Russia (VNISI), South Africa (IESSA) and Thailand (TIES).The 4th Lux Pacifica Conference was held in New Delhi in 2002

IESNA – 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.

IILE – Institution of Lighting Engineers

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


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.

IESANZ – Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand

At 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.