BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Arvind Kumar, Executive Chairman and Nominee Director of Govt. of Sikkim

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Mr. Arvind Kumar is an IFS officer allocated to 1985 batch of Sikkim cadre w.e.f. 27th May, 1985, as a permanent civil servant. Since then he has served the Central Government and Sikkim State Government in various capacities and positions like Principal Resident Commissioner of Sikkim House, Principal Secretary-cum-PCCF, Forest Environment and Wildlife Management Department. He is currently posted as Principal Secretary, Commerce and Industries Department, Government of Sikkim. He is Nominee Director of Government of Sikkim and Executive Chairman of Teesta Urja Limited, a State Government Undertaking. He has also appointed been as Ex-Officio Principal Secretary to the Government, Energy and Power Department, for the purposes and affairs of the Teesta Urja Limited w.e.f. 10.03.2018.

Ms. Arti Kant, Independent Director

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Ms. Arti Kant is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and in a span of 36 years of service, she has served the government of India in various capacities. She has wide and varied experience and successfully faced many challenging assignments during her tenure with the Government of India. She has worked with Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Commerce & Supplies. She has also worked in Ministry of Petroleum, and Ministry of Shipping as Chief Vigilance Officer. Ms. Kant is a post graduate in English literature from Allahabad University.

Mr. Lalit Kumar Joshi, Independent Director

Mr. Lalit Kumar Joshi is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of 1970 batch (MP cadre). Mr. Joshi, has worked as Vice Chairman, Central Administrative Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi, and Secretary of Ministry of Personnel, Pensions & Public Grievances and Secretary of Department of Road Transport and Highways. Further, he has also served as Member (Administration) of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). Mr. Joshi is presently acting as Independent Director of Port Road Companies of NHAI, and Indian Highways Management Company Ltd. Further, he is also serving as Member of Indian Council of Arbitration, and Member of Outside Experts Committee/s of ONGC and Engineers India Limited.

Mr. Shiv Kumar Aggarwal, Managing Director

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Mr. S. K. Aggarwal has experience in the Hydro Power sector of more than 39 years. After graduating from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, he worked in NHPC in various capacities for approximately 29 years. In NHPC, he had worked on 198 MW Baira-Siul HEP, 345 MW Salal Stage II HEP, 540 MW Chamera Stage - I HEP and 280 MW Dhauliganga HEP from start of construction till commissioning. He was Head of Project for Dhauliganga HEP. In his last two years in NHPC he was heading the Project Management Wing.

Mr. M S P Rao, Executive Director

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Mr. MSP Rao has more than 40 years of experience in business management, major project delivery and operations spanning the Petrochemical, chemical, fertilizers and power sectors including both thermal and Hydro Electric projects. Career includes responsibilities as Executive Director, General Manager, Project Director, Process Manager and Production Manager. Experience includes overall responsibility for selection and transfer of technologies, project engineering & management; procurement of equipment, instruments & piping.

Mr. Amitava Sengupta, Nominee Director of M/s. Asian Genco Pte. Ltd.

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Mr. Amitava Sengupta is associated with Asian Genco Pte. Ltd. Singapore as the Group CFO for their Indian subsidiary Indus Clean Energy (India)Pvt. Ltd. During his 34+ years of experience, he was associated with leading companies like Petronet LNG Limited, ExxonMobil Corporation and INDAL to name a few in lead roles handling Finance, Commercial and IT functions.

He is a versatile Professional with broad ranging experience in financial planning & leadership along with commercial contract, structuring transactions & financial turnaround in both Indian and International markets and organizations. He has led high growth and high scale businesses in Aluminum, Oil & Gas and has a strong understanding of business drivers and practices in India.

A Chartered Accountant by profession, he excels in business development and financial operations. He has profitably managed and grown businesses and has turned around under-performing assets, formed and successfully established Start-Ups.

Mr. Dhanpal Jhaveri, Nominee Director of M/s. Asian Genco Pte. Ltd.

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Mr. Dhanpal Jhaveri holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the university of Mumbai and an MBA from Babson college, graduate school of business in the united states. Mr. Jhaveri has over 15 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy and is involved in transactions especially in the areas of natural resources and energy. He has worked with Vedanta resources (India's largest metals and mining business) as their Director of Corporate Strategy. He has also been the head of Investment Banking of ICICI Securities and Executive Director at KPMG (partner).

Mr. Ajit Kumar, Nominee Director of PTC India Limited

Mr. Ajit Kumar joined PTC India Limited as Director (Commercial & Operation) on 2nd April, 2015. He is a nominee of PTC on the Board of Directors of TUL. He was awarded Gold Medal by Delhi University for his academic excellence in his Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and he has also done MBA (Finance) from IGNOU. Prior to joining PTC, he worked in NTPC Limited for 35 years.

Mr N T Bhutia, Nominee Director of Govt. of Sikkim

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Mr. N T Bhutia has a professional work experience of 35 years, He is B.E. (Electrical), NIT. Bhopal. Presently he is holding the post of PCE cum Secretary, Energy & Power Department, Government of Sikkim. Besides this he is also Managing Director of Sikkim Power Investment Corporation Limited (state PSU) and Director in Sikkim Power Development Corporation Limited & State Trading Corporation Limited (State PSU’s) and Teestavalley Power Transmission Limited. He has held various positions with Energy & Power Department since 1980. He has an experience with the commissioning of Rongnichu & Kalez Hydro Electric Project & implementation of REC, Remodelling of Gangtok town schemes. He was also associated with O&M of Power Supply of Gangtok Area. Besides this the responsibilities of various other schemes under NLCPR and NEC, flagship schemes of GOI were also vested with him. He was and is still in-charge of Extra High Voltage (EHV) schemes and Power Trading activities in the State of Sikkim.

Mr. Sanjiv Garg, Nominee Director of M/s. Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd.

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Mr. Sanjiv Garg is currently working as an Executive Director with REC Limited with enriched expertise in Power Sector.

Mr. Vijay Kumar Singh, Nominee Director of M/s. Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd.

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Mr. V K Singh, GM-Engineering in REC Ltd., a Navratna Company under MoP, Government of India. He is currently looking after financing of large Thermal, Hydro, Gas based Generation Projects and Renewable Energy projects in private sector. He holds Bachelor’s Degree from IIT-Rorkee, Uttrakhand, India. He has over 26 years of experience in power sector. He has led a team in procurement activities for World Bank funded transmission projects in PGCIL’s Corporate Contracts Services Division.