Vision & Mission
Power System Management
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Working at POWERGRID
POWERGRID's management team has extensive functional and managerial experience. The top management have more than 30 years of experience in power sector handling multi-disciplinary functions.
Chairman and Managing Director
Shri I. S. Jha (57 years), (DIN: 00015615) is Chairman & Managing Director of our Company. Prior to his present assignment, he successfully served as Director (Projects) of the Company fromSeptember, 2009 and was responsible for planning, engineering, project management, monitoring and implementation of all transmission and distribution projects. An Electrical Engineer from NIT, Jamshedpur, he is a well known Power System Professional having more than 35 years of rich and varied work experience. He began his professional career in 1981 as an Executive Trainee in NTPC. He has been associated with POWERGRID since its inception in 1991 and has been part of departments such as Engineering, Distribution Management System (DMS), and Corporate Monitoring Group. He has worked as Executive Director of North Eastern Region, Engineering and Corporate Monitoring Group of the Company. While working at various projects and Corporate Ofice of NTPC and POWERGRID, he was involved in conceptualization, planning, design, engineering, monitoring and implementation of projects of National importance.
Apart from these, he has been a lead Member in Planning, Engineering and Execution of APDRP and RGGVY schemes in POWERGRID. He is member of Governing Body of CPRI, Bangalore and Empowered Committee of Government of India for promoting competition in Power Transmission Sector. He is also associated with professional bodies such as Institution of Engineers - India, Power Engineering Society of IEEE - USA, and International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) – France. He has published/ presented numerous articles, technical papers in the ield of power system in various international and National Journal/Conferences. He has been appointed CMD of the company in November, 2015.
Shri K Sreekant
Shri K. Sreekant has assumed the charge of Director (Finance) of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) on 1st September, 2016. Prior to taking up this assignment, he was working as General Manager (Finance), NTPC.
Shri Sreekant has about thirty years of experience in the power sector involving all facets of Finance & Accounting function and in particular, long term financial planning, investment appraisals, formulation of capital budgets, resource mobilization from domestic and international markets and corporate accounts.
Shri Ravi. P. Singh
Shri Ravi P. Singh (56 years), (DIN: 05240974), is Director (Personnel) of our Company. He did his Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Allahabad in First Class with Honours and Post Graduate Diploma in HR from AIMA, New Delhi. He has previously held the positions of Executive Director (Eastern Region-II) and Executive Director (Human Resource Management & Corporate Communication) in POWERGRID. Shri Singh has over 34 years of work experience in the power sector handling various multi-disciplinary functions like HR, Telecom, Contracts, Materials, Planning, Monitoring and Transmission System Construction/O&M. Prior to joining POWERGRID in 1991, Shri Singh has worked for 10 years in NTPC. He was appointed as a Director on our Board in April, 2012.
Shri R. P. Sasmal
Shri R. P. Sasmal (58 years), (DIN: 02319702), is Director (Operations) of our Company. Prior to taking up this assignment, he was Executive Director (Operation Services) in the company. A graduate Engineer from Sambalpur University, Odisha, Shri Sasmal has more than 34 years of experience in power sector. Shri Sasmal has handled multi-disciplinary functions such as planning, monitoring and implementation of HVDC projects, EHV transmission systems and Load Despatch and Communication Systems. He was instrumental in introducing the ±800 kV multi-terminal HVDC transmission system which is irst of its kind in the world. Under his guidance, the irst unmanned operation of 400 kV sub-station at Bhiwadi was implemented as a pilot project. He has been bestowed upon with “Distinguished Member of CIGRE, 2012” and has published various technical papers on transmission systems especially on HVDC in various national and international professional forums/societies like IEEE and CIGRE. He is currently the national representative for India at CIGRE for HVDC and Power Electronics. Before joining POWERGRID in 1993, he had worked in NTPC Ltd. for around 13 years. He was appointed as a Director on our Board in August, 2012.
Shri Pradeep Kumar
Dr. Pradeep Kumar (55 years), (DIN: 05125269), an Indian Administrative Service Oficer of Kerala Cadre, is B. Tech in Electronics, MBA, Master Diploma in Public Administration and Governance and Ph.D in the area of Integrated Freight Transport Planning. During his illustrious career of 29 years as IAS oficer, he has held various administrative positions in the areas of Revenue, Finance, Transport, Shipping, Inland Water Transportation, Water Resources, Power & Renewable Energy, Irrigation, Food & Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs, Environment & Forests. He was appointed as a Director on our Board in September, 2013.
Smt Jyoti Arora
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Shri V.K. Saksena
Shri V.K. Saksena (57 years), MA, LLB, is the Chief Vigilance Officer of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.He belongs to the 1984 batch of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) and has over 32 years of experience in tax law enforcement and has also worked on deputation assignments. In the Income Tax Department, Govt. of India, he has served in various capacities including administrative, appellate and has also handled judicial and vigilance assignments. He has also worked in the Tax Policy and Legislation Division in the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance. He has attended a UNDP training programme on Techniques of Tax Audit and Collection in Los Angles, USA.