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MoS Power & Coal
Shri Piyush Goyal
Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy

Piyush Goyal (51) is the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy in the Government of India. He is currently a Member of Rajya Sabha and was earlier the National Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has had a brilliant academic record - all-India second rank holder Chartered Accountant and second rank holder in Law in Mumbai University.He was a well-known investment banker and he has advised top corporates on management strategy and growth. He earlier served on the Board of India's largest commercial bank, the State Bank of India and Bank of Baroda.

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Shri. Pradeep K. Pujari (IAS)
Secretary, Ministry of Power,Govt. in India

Shri Pradeep K. Pujari (born on 12th June, 1957) is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer, 1981 Gujarat Cadre and is currently appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Power, since 3 June, 2015. He completed his Post-Graduation in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He did his M.Sc. in Macro-Economic Policy & Planning, University of Bradford, UK. Shri. Pradeep K. Pujari has held various positions as Director, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, Managing Director, Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd., Secretary, Finance Deptt., Govt. of Gujarat, Vice Chairman & M.D., State Industrial Development Corporation, Govt. of Gujarat, Commissioner (Commercial Taxes), Govt. of Gujarat, Executive Director, Food Corporation of India, D/o Food & Public Distribution, Govt. of India, Special Secretary & F.A., Deptt. of Agricultural Research & Education, Govt. of India.
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Dr. P.V. Ramesh, (IAS)
Chairman & Managing Director, REC Ltd.

Dr. P.V. Ramesh, 57 years, an IAS officer of the 1985 batch of Andhra Pradesh Cadre is the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) on the Board of REC since January 5, 2017. Prior to joining REC, Dr. Ramesh was the Special Chief Secretary, Environment, Forest, Science & Technology and Development Commissioner in the Government of Andhra Pradesh. He is also a qualified Doctor from the Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore.

He has, during his service tenure of over 31 years, held important positions of Principal Finance Secretary, Principal Secretary Department of Health & Family Welfare and Commissioner of Industries in the Government of Andhra Pradesh. He headed the State Reorganization Department that reorganized the state of Andhra Pradesh.

He has served in the United Nations Organization for nearly 13 years, where he was responsible for formulating national development strategies and plans, programme design, supervision, monitoring, evaluation, fund administration and Programme Management. He had been a staff member of IFAD, UNOPS and UNFPA. He worked in several countries across Asia Pacific and Africa continents and worked in Europe and UNOPS headquarters in New York. During his stint with UNO, he has held high profile positions of the Country Programme Manager for Asia Pacific Division of IFAD/ UNOPS, Senior Portfolio Manager for West Asia, Acting Director of UNOPS Regional Office for Southern Eastern Africa; Country Representative for UNFPA to Afghanistan; and Senior Advisor to Finance Minister of Afghanistan, to mention a few.

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Dr. Dinesh Arora (IAS)
Executive Director,REC Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer,REC PDCL

As Executive Director, Heading and leading, rural electrification in India projected for USD 11 Bn Capital Expenditure to provide electricity access to 250 Million people by 2019. Program identifies and designs renewable energy models, system strengthening, smart metering, and governance. (ddugjy.gov.in). Also developed and implemented an innovative monitoring and evaluation system,GARV (app) for tracking ‘on the wire’ village & household progress The app has won several awards. (garv.gov.in). Nodal officer for implementing more than 4000 Decentralized Distributed Generation (DDG) projects mainly based on solar PV - microgrid as well as stand alone. In conjunction with IIT Madras (IITM), a project has been conceptualized called "Solar DC Inverterless” developed for rural homes.

As CEO, RECPDCL (REC Power Distribution Company – a subsidiary of REC) providing consulting and technical services to Power Sector and is engaged with projects worth more than US $3.5 billion across India. Consulting services include Project Implementation, Preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPR), Project Monitoring and Supervision (PMC) work, Third Party Inspection (TPI), implementation of Solar Power projects, smart grid management, smart metering, power management system, renewable program management of MNRE (Ministry of Renewable) and Quality Assurance Services. Providing technical expertise to the Power Distribution Utilities to augment their power system and improve operational efficiency to fulfill the emerging needs and demands of Power Sector. RECPDCL is working with 39 Distribution companies, 26 states and 4 co-operative societies across India. (www.recpdcl.in)

As Executive Director, Project Monitor Group (PMG), monitor projects financed by Rural Electrification Corporation having outflow of more than USD 1$ Million during construction / Commissioning.

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Shri Sunil Kumar
Executive Director, REC Ltd.

Shri Sunil Kumar (58) is presently working as Executive Director in Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi. He also holds a Master's degree in Financial Management from Pondicherry University. He has more than 35 years experience in Power Sector and earlier worked in National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) in various capacities. He has been actively involved in implementation of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY), the largest rural electrification programme ever taken up anywhere in the world. Besides successful implementation of DDUGJY programme he has been the driving force in development of online portal for submission of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) and online monitoring of DDUGJY progress where each & every village & habitation is mapped on the online portal.
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Shri T. S. C. Bosh
Executive Director, REC Ltd.

Mr. T. S. C. Bosh, Executive Director (DDUGJY) started the career as lecturer in Electrical Engineering and has 26 years of work experience in Power sector. He had worked at various levels in REC, particularly heading Project Office (Chennai & Patna), Zonal Office (Central Zones - Odhisha, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh) and Central Institute for Rural Electrification (CIRE) Hyderabad. He had worked as GM for over 6 years looking after varying subject’s viz. Quality control of the Rajiv Gandhi GrameenVidyutikaranYojana and subsequently.
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Shri G. S. Bhati
Executive Director , REC Ltd.

Mr. G S Bhati Electrical Engineering graduate in year 1984 from Govt Engineering College of Rewa Madhya Pradesh and MBA in Project Management and also Energy Manager (BEE). He was X batch ENGG EXECUTIVE TRAINEE in NTPC. He worked in power project's erection, testing and commissioning for 20 years. He left NTPC in 2006 and joined REC. He was business head of Gujarat state for 4 years, for northern states of J&K, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi for 3 years. For past 3 years he is in REC corporate office. Involved in policy guidelines of RGGVY and DDUGJY schemes, looking after DDG PROJECTS, three tier quality monitoring of DDUGJY scheme, also he have prepared standard bidding documents for RGGVY XII plan and now DDUGJY & IPDS scheme. He is also a member in committees responsible for 20% high value key sub-transmission and distribution materials under DDUGJY and IPDS scheme (70000 cr app). Also nodal officer for IITM UDC projects.
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Shri R. K. Gupta
Additional General Manager, REC Ltd.

Mr. R.K.Gupta is an Electrical Engineering graduate in year 1987 from Engineering College Kota and did his MBA (Finance) from IGNOU. He started his career from Rajasthan State Electricity Board and has experience of 28 years in power distribution sector. He has worked at REC Project Office, Jaipur as well as at corporate office, New Delhi. He has handled sanctioning of new projects under DDUGJY for 10 years. Presently, he is looking after GARV mobile app and Social Media for UE Mission