Shri. I.S. Jha, Director  

Effect from 02.12.2015.

Shri I.S.Jha is Chairman & Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. He is an Electrical Engineer from NIT, Jamshedpur and a well-known Electrical Power System Professional. Prior to his assignment he has served as Director (Projects) in the company. He has also worked as Executive Director (Engineering), Executive Director (Corporate Monitoring Group) and held the position of Executive Director of North Eastern Region of POWERGRID. He was a lead Member in Planning, Engineering and Execution of APDRP and RGGVY schemes in POWERGRID. He has published numerous articles, technical papers in the field of power system in various international and National Conferences/ Symposia.

 

Shri. S.N Sunkari, Managing Director 

Shri. S.N Sunkari (DIN No: 02621185) holds a Post Graduate in Engineering from National Institute of Technology and a certified system Administrator for Sun Solaris 7 (Sun Microsystems, USA). He has 26 years of professional experience in Power sector viz. Generation & Transmission and garnered expertise in Project Management, Contracts & Commercial management, Business Development, Financial modelling, Construction management and Operation &Maintenance portfolios. 

On the career path, he joined as Graduate Engineer Trainee with Neyveli Lignite Corporation in October 1989. Subsequently served various Organizations such as Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, RPG Group, GMR Energy, L&T IDPLwith diversified responsibilities. Prior to joining NETC Limited, he was associated with Sterlite Powergrid Ventures Limited as Vice President.

He has been appointed as Managing Director of North East Transmission Company Limited effective 10th March 2016 onwards.

 

Shri. Ashwani Jain Director (Projects): 

Shri. Ashwani Jain is a first-class graduate of 1979 batch in Electrical Engineering from Punjab engineering College, Chandigarh. He joined NTPC as 4th batch Executive Trainee in 1979. He has worked for more than 37 years in power sector in Engineering, Corporate Planning, Human Resources, Regulatory issues, Private sector participation in transmission, Public Relations, NLDC, Contracting, including heading one of the largest regions of POWERGRID, responsible for Construction, Operation & Maintenance activities and also headed the Nationwide POWERGRID Telecom business.

He has been instrumental in steering transmission projects through private sector participation route, fully privately owned and joint venture, for the first time in the country. He has been a member of various committees on Bharatnet, the "Digital India" initiative of Government of India. Widely traveled world over and has extensive learning exposure in all facets of corporate world from premiere institutes like ASCI, IIM, MDI, World Bank Institute, Harvard Business School etc. He is Director of the Company with effect from 05.07.2017.

 

Shri. Satyajit Ganguly, Director

Shri. Satyajit Ganguly is a graduate in Electrical Engineering and has Post Graduate Diploma in Management. He has around 29 years of rich experience with various renowned power sector companies/authorities such as NTPC, CEA, Powergrid, Power Exchange, Lanco Power & Vedanta Group in various responsible positions.

A professional with excellent exposure in Grid Management, Power plant operations, Power Trading, Policy & Regulatory Advocacy, Compliances, Business Development, as well as Business Expansion, Shri. Ganguly has also been a speaker in various national and international forums/conferences.

Currently he is holding the position of Managing Director of ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited. Shri. Ganguly is the Director of the Company since 22nd day of January, 2015.   

 

Shri. Shashi Shanker, Chairman and Managing Director of ONGC

Effect from 02.12.2015.

Shri Shashi Shanker is Director (Technology & Field Services) in Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited. He graduated in Petroleum Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and completed his MBA with specialization in Financial Management from IGNOU. He did his General Management Training from IIM, Lucknow and Leadership Development Programme at ISB, Hyderabad under "Shangsaptak" programme.

Shri. Shanker becomes the sixth Director (erstwhile Member (Drilling) prior to listing of ONGC in 1994 and Director (Drilling) henceforth till implementation of CRC in 2001) to head the Technology & Field Services function of ONGC since its inception.

 

Shri. Lalramliana, Director

Shri. Lalramliana is CE Power & Electricity Department of the Government of Mizoram. He is nominated as a Director on the Board of the Company by the Government of Mizoram. He is Director of the Company with effect from 07.04.2017.

 

Shri. Jayanta Barkakati, Director

Shri. Jayanta Barkakati is Chairman-Cum-Managing Director of Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited. He is nominated as a Director on the Board of the Company by the Government of Tripura. He is Director of the Company with effect from 28.12.2016. 

 

Shri. S. N. Kalita, Director

Shri. Satyendra Nath Kalita is Managing Director of Assam Electricity Grid Corp. Limited. He is nominated as a Director on the Board of the Company by Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited. He is Director of the Company with effect from 29.08.2017.

 

Shri. D. S. Yadav, Director

Shri D S Yadav is a B.E. (Electrical) from Moti Lal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad. He has about 35 Years of rich experience in the field of Power Sector. He started his carrier as Executive Engineer Trainee in NTPC in the year 1982. He worked in NTPC in Transmission up-to 1991 till his absorption in POWERGRID. He looked after O&M Planning, O&M of Transmission System and construction of various HVDC, HVAC Transmission lines and Sub-stations in various capacities during carrier of 35 years. He was also involved in introduction of Hotline Maintenance & Emergency Restoration System (ERS) which revolutionized the preventative maintenance / breakdown maintenance of transmission system by reducing outage time considerably. Presently, he is working as Executive Director and heading the North-Eastern Transmission System of POWERGRID. He is Director of the Company with effect from 21.09.2017.

 

Shri. P. Uma Shankar, Independent Director

Shri P. Uma Shankar holds a Master's degree in Mathematics from IIT, Madras and a Master's degree in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries from London School of Economics.

Joining the I.A.S in 1976, he has more than 3 decades of leadership experience in Government. He has served as Power Secretary to the Government of India, spearheading an ambitious programme for generation capacity addition and for reviving financial health of discoms; C&MD, Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, implementing RGGVY, the flag-ship rural electrification scheme of the country; Additional Chief Executive Officer of Greater NOIDA; MD, UP State Sugar Corporation, and MD, National Cooperative Development Corporation.

He also served as Chairman, India Potash Limited and as a Director on the boards of India Energy Exchange Limited, ONGC and Shipping Corporation of India.

Shri P. Uma Shankar is an Independent Director of our Company since 26th March, 2015.       

 

Smt. Kaadambari Puri, Independent Director

Smt. Kaadambari is the Managing Partner at UCOL, a multijurisdictional law firm with a Pan India presence, covering all aspects of litigation with extensive exposure to corporate practice. She has done B.A. (Hons.) and LLB from Delhi University, She has represented State of Haryana and other Government Organizations such as PSEB, CCS-Haryana Agricultural University, and HSIDC etc. in various civil and criminal matters of vital public and social importance. 

She has also been involved in International Arbitrations, besides which she has successfully undertaken interesting and innovative drafting assignments including compiling the Constitution for the Honorary Consular Corps Diplomatique (HCCD), India and similar assignments.