I S Jha selected for CMD, Power Grid (PGCIL)

IS Jha, PGCILIn a selection interview, held today (Mar 20) PESB has finally I S Jha selected for the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. Presently I S Jha is Director (Proj), PGCIL

Once his selection is ratified by the Appointment Committee of Cabinet, I S Jha would replace R N Nayak, the incumbent CMD, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. R N Nayak is scheduled to retire
on September 30, 2015.

Prior to this assignment, I S Jha has successfully served as Executive Director (Engineering) in the company. He has also worked as Executive Director – Corporate Monitoring Group and held the position of Executive Director of North Eastern Region of the Company. Apart from these functions, he was a lead Member in Planning, Engineering and Execution of APDRP and RGGVY schemes in POWERGRID.

PESB interviewed 8 candidates . The candidates who were interviewed are;

2. R P Singh, DIR (PERS), PGCIL
3. R P Sasmal, DIR (OPR.), PGCIL
4. Prabhakar Singh, ED, PGCIL
5. D K Valecha, ED, PGCIL
6. Sanjeev Singh , ED/MD (DTL), PGCIL
7. V Sekhar, ED, PGCIL
8. Ved Pal, Advisor, MOR

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of the country under Ministry of Power is one amongst the largest Power Transmission utilities in the world.