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Tenure of EESL MD Saurabh Kumar extended

Over a month ahead of the completion of the extended contract of Saurabh Kumar as MD of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) the NaMo administration extended the tenure for another three months. His tenure was scheduled to expire on May 31, 2020. Going by the industry rumours Kumar was not keen on having another extension in tenure. Also, contrary to the rumours he had earlier rubbished the rumours of his resignation or moving to EESL’s subsidiary in London.


Saurabh Kumar took over as MD in May 2013 when its revenue was about Rs 16 crore per annum. The company’s annual revenue at present is said to be about Rs 2,660 crore.


After he spearheaded the world’s largest non-subsidised distribution programme of LED lamps under the ‘Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All’ (Ujala) scheme he became the face of energy efficiency programmes. It may be underlined that EESL had lowered the price of LED lamps — from Rs 310 per piece to Rs 40 per piece through competitive bidding — based bulk purchase.

 

The Ujala dashboard showed that more than 36 crore LED lamps were sold under the scheme. The company also implemented programmes for LED street lighting, smart metre procurement, energy-efficient fans and air conditioners, solar irrigation pumps and electric cars.


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Kaushik tipped as MD, EESL?

If some well-placed sources are to be believed Amit Kaushik is ahead in the race for the post of Managing Director, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL); a post which is being filled up through Search-cum-selection-committee route.

Interestingly, the post was advertised on 01.12.2019 and was withdrawn on 03.12.2019.

Presently, Saurabh Kumar, former IRS officer, is the MD of EESL; a Joint Venture of NTPC Limited, PFC, REC and POWERGRID under the Ministry of Power. 

20 Dec 2019
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Tenure of EESL MD Saurabh Kumar extended

By IndianMandarins 09 May 2020

Over a month ahead of the completion of the extended contract of Saurabh Kumar as MD of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) the NaMo administration extended the tenure for another three months. His tenure was scheduled to expire on May 31, 2020. Going by the industry rumours Kumar was not keen on having another extension in tenure. Also, contrary to the rumours he had earlier rubbished the rumours of his resignation or moving to EESL’s subsidiary in London.


Saurabh Kumar took over as MD in May 2013 when its revenue was about Rs 16 crore per annum. The company’s annual revenue at present is said to be about Rs 2,660 crore.


After he spearheaded the world’s largest non-subsidised distribution programme of LED lamps under the ‘Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All’ (Ujala) scheme he became the face of energy efficiency programmes. It may be underlined that EESL had lowered the price of LED lamps — from Rs 310 per piece to Rs 40 per piece through competitive bidding — based bulk purchase.

 

The Ujala dashboard showed that more than 36 crore LED lamps were sold under the scheme. The company also implemented programmes for LED street lighting, smart metre procurement, energy-efficient fans and air conditioners, solar irrigation pumps and electric cars.


ALSO READ:

Kaushik tipped as MD, EESL?

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Kaushik tipped as MD, EESL?

By IndianMandarins 20 Dec 2019

If some well-placed sources are to be believed Amit Kaushik is ahead in the race for the post of Managing Director, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL); a post which is being filled up through Search-cum-selection-committee route.

Interestingly, the post was advertised on 01.12.2019 and was withdrawn on 03.12.2019.

Presently, Saurabh Kumar, former IRS officer, is the MD of EESL; a Joint Venture of NTPC Limited, PFC, REC and POWERGRID under the Ministry of Power. 

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Saurabh appointed OSD to Prasad

By IndianMandarins 19 Mar 2019

Saurabh Kumar (IRS C&CE:2009) was on Tuesday, appointed to the post of Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Minister for Law and Justice at the level of Deputy Secretary (in relaxation of cooling off) on co-terminus basis with the tenure of the minister.   

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Saurabh’s tenure in Moscow extended

By IndianMandarins 15 Dec 2018

The NaMo administration, on Friday, extended the tenure of Saurabh Kumar (IFoS:2003:UT) for a period ending 30 April 2020. Presently, he is Counsellor (Coordination), Embassy of India, Moscow.

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