Ashida Electronics (P) LTD., founded in 1970 by Mr. Manohar Kulkarni, has patented much of it's equipment. Ashida is the first company in India to develop a range of static and numerical relays indigenously. Ashida is also in the field of SCADA i.e. substation automation system. The company has obtained ISO 9001:2008 certifications from M/s. BVQI, U.K. since 1997 All the relays are type tested for their vital parameters with the Central Govt. (India) Laboratories, i.e. The Institute for Design of Electrical Measuring instruments (IDEMI) & the Electronics Regional Test Laboratory (ERTL). All these relays conform to IEC 60255, IS-3231 & IS -8686-1987 & with other relevant standards.