Shri K. Sreekant is the Chairman & Managing Director in Power Grid Corporation of India Limited and the Chairman of EESL. He is a CMA and holds PGDM (Finance) from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. He has over 34 years of experience in the power sector in the areas of long term financial planning, investment appraisals, formulation of capital budgets, resource mobilization from domestic and international markets, corporate accounts, commercial, regulatory affairs and enterprise resource planning systems.
Shri Ajay Tewari
Government Nominee Director, MoP
Shri Ajay Tewari Government Nominee Director, MoP
Shri Ajay Tewari is Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India and Government Nominee Director on the Board of EESL. He is an Engineering Graduate and an IAS officer of 1993 batch of Assam-Meghalaya Cadre. He is heading Energy Conservation, Energy Transition, International Co-operation, Training & Research and Perspective Planning of Ministry of Power. He has wide experience of working in Finance, Education, Housing & Urban Affairs, Sports, Youth Welfare, General Administration, Revenue Administration Disaster Management & Labour Welfare sectors.
Shri Dilip Kumar Patel
Nominee Director (NTPC Limited)
Shri Dilip Kumar Patel Nominee Director (NTPC Limited)
Mr. Dillip Kumar Patel is Director (HR), NTPC. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Rourkela and did his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (HR & Finance) from MDI, Gurgaon. He has also received management and leadership training inputs from ESCP-EAP (Paris, Berlin & Turin), Harvard Business School (USA), ISB Hyderabad & XLRI Jamshedpur.
He has an illustrious career spanning over more than three decades entailing both line and HR functions with the initial exposure of working in O&M (Mechanical Maintenance & CHP Operation) and EDC before switching to core HR functions. He has undertaken various challenging assignments and has successfully managed HR functions while working at various locations comprising of thermal, hydro, JVs as well as taken-over projects. He firmly believes in the philosophy of “People before PLF”. His varied experience and deep understanding of the underlying culture of the organization helps HR to excel and achieve new heights.
Shri Ravindra Kumar Tyagi
Nominee Director, PGCIL
Shri Ravindra Kumar Tyagi Nominee Director, PGCIL
Mr. Ravindra Kumar Tyagi is working as Director (Operations) at Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID).
He is having work experience of over 32 years in Power Transmission System, out of which over 26 years are in Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of Substations and Transmission lines at various key positions in premier CPSUs in power sector such as POWERGRID and NTPC.
He has handled multi-disciplinary functions in various business segments of POWERGRID like Asset Management, Engineering, Business Development (domestic & abroad), Telecom, Load Despatch & Communication, NTAMC, Safety, OMS etc. Prior to this, he was Executive Director (North Eastern Region) in POWERGRID and has handled functions of Project Execution, Asset Management, Finance, Commercial and various other regional functions.
He is an Electrical Engineer from Punjab Engineering College (P.E.C.), Chandigarh and has completed M.(Tech) in Energy Studies from IIT Delhi. Mr. Tyagi is a Fulbright Scholar from Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, US.
Mr. Tyagi is representing India in many International technical committees for preparing various Technical Standards. He is Author of more than 50 technical papers which have been presented in National and International conferences.
He is Chairperson of International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE) National Study Committee C3 (Power System Environmental Performance), Indian representative in various CIGRE study groups on Power Transformers(A2) and Transmission & Distribution Equipment(A3). He is also a Member of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) TC122 (Standardization in the field of AC transmission for voltages exceeding 800kV) & IEC TC123 (Standardization of asset management practices in Power networks), Member of MT36 – representing India for preparation of International Standard, IEC62271-100 on EHV Circuit Breakers, Chairperson of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Committee, Electro-Technical Division (ETD) 53 on Standardization of the management of assets and member of ETD 48 on UHVAC Transmission System.
He was recently conferred with prestigious 1906 Award in Year 2022 for his exceptional contribution in International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) TC 122 towards development of IEC 63042 – Ultra High Voltage Alternating Current (UHVAC) Transmission Systems. He was also honored with CIGRE Paris Award as Distinguished member for development of Technical Standards in the field of Transmission System in the Year 2018.
Shri Aditya Dar
Nominee Director (NTPC Limited)
Shri Aditya Dar Nominee Director (NTPC Limited)
Shri Aditya Dar is an Executive Director in NTPC Limited and a Nominee Director in EESL. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree and PGDM (Finance) from MDI, Gurgaon. He has over 32 years of experience in the areas of investors’ services, resource mobilization from domestic and international markets, long – term financial planning, formulation of capital and O&M budgets and regulatory affairs.
Chief Executive Officer
Shri Vishal Kapoor
Shri Vishal Kapoor CEO
Shri Vishal Kapoor is the Chief Executive Officer of EESL. He is a practicing Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK. He also holds a post graduate degree in Public Administration from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; and has attended the advanced management program in Public Policy from Indian School of Business.
From his previous assignments in Indian Railways, he has rich experience of railway traction, freight cars, design and operations & maintenance. At MoP, he is looking after distribution sector, official languages and social media. He has been instrumental in formulating the Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme for operational and financial turnaround of distribution utilities. Bringing with him a vast field experience and managing big manpower deployments, he is leveraging his professional-cum-policy background to contribute to the policy responses of Government, in order to bring improvements in the electricity distribution sector.