Mr. Amit Kiran Deb
Independent Director & Chairman
Mr. Tantra Narayan Thakur
Ms. Dipali Khanna
Mr. Anil Kumar Jha
Mr. Jyoti Kumar Poddar
Mr. Raghav Raj Kanoria
Mr. Somesh Dasgupta
Whole Time Director
Mr. Debashis Bose
Mr. Amit Kiran Deb holds a Master’s Degree in
Political Science from Allahabad University. He
joined the Indian Administrative Service in the year
1971 and was assigned to the West Bengal cadre.
Thereafter, he served the Government in various critical departments and portfolios, including being the District Magistrate in Darjeeling and Midnapore, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Education and Social Welfare Department, Government of Tripura, Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat and Joint Secretary, Department of Electronics and had also represented Government of India in GATT negotiations in services in Geneva. Thereafter, he had held several key positions in Government of West Bengal like Special Secretary, Power Department and many more.
Mr. Nand Gopal Khaitan is an Attorney-At-Law, Advocate and Notary Public, practicing in the Hon’ble High Courts and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and is a Senior Partner of Khaitan & Co., one of the largest law firms in India. He was awarded Bell Chamber’s Gold Medal for standing first in all the Law Examinations. He has worked on a number of transactions including arbitration, civil and commercial litigation, competition and anti-trust law, corporate law, demergers, infrastructure projects, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, real estate, restructuring and taxation. As the President of Indian Council of Arbitration, Committee Member of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and President of Bharat Chamber of Commerce, he regularly participates as a key speaker on subjects pertaining to different branches of law.
Mr. Tantra Narayan Thakur has over 40 years of
experience in Power Sector, Treasury Management
& Financial Management. He is the Former
Chairman cum Managing Director of PTC India
Limited & PTC India Financial Services Limited.
He is also the Former Chairman of PTC Energy Limited. He has been instrumental for setting up of first Power Exchange in India. He was a Member of the Management Board of TERI University and a Faculty of the Faculty of Management Services of Delhi University. He was also a Member of the Advisory Board of TERI for a number of years and was Member of the Finance Committee of Jawahar Lal Nehru University.
Ms. Dipali Khanna holds Masters Degree in History
from Delhi University, M.Sc. (National Security)
from National Defence College and has completed
a Certificate Course (Cost & Management
Accountancy). She is a former officer of the Indian
Railway Accounts Service and has worked as the
CEO of the Indira Gandhi National Centre of
Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.
Prior to her joining IGNCA, she has worked in various capacities in the realm of Finance and Administration during her years of civil service. She also served on the Boards of four large Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under the Ministry of Defence (HAL, MDL, GRSE & GSL), two PSUs under the Ministry of Power (NEEPCO & THDC), one PSU each under Ministry of Tourism (ITDC) and Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (NFDC).
Mr. Anil Kumar Jha a Post-Graduate Mining Engineer with Distinction from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (now IIT). Mr. Jha was Chairman of Coal India Ltd. (CIL) and superannuated from that position on January 31, 2020. Prior to the assumption of CIL’s apex post Mr. Jha headed, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) since 1st November, 2015 as its CMD – the second largest coal producing company among all CIL’s subsidiaries. Under Mr. Jha’s leadership MCL’s performance took a quantum upward leap and MCL currently accounts for 25% of CIL’s overall production and around 24% of total coal supplies. Mr. Jha, is a Post Graduate (M. Tech) with Distinction in Mine Planning & Design graduated from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He began his career in coal mining industry, in 1983, in Central Coalfields Limited. He had held many important assignments and senior positions in CCL including that as General Manager, Argada Area. Mr. Jha had a 14-year stint in Central Mine Planning & Design Institute (CMPDI) – the Ranchi based consultancy arm of CIL – planning opencast and underground mines. Mr. Jha has over three decades of experience under his belt in mine planning, production, management supervision, direction and control of underground as well as open cast coal mines. For a while he worked as Director (P&P) in MOIL Limited where he was the Nominated Owner and Head of Production, Planning, Projects, Quality Control and Mine Safety Divisions and other allied departments including Personnel and Industrial Relations. Mr. Anil Kumar Jha is the recipient of ‘Best Chief Executive’ Award conferred by GeoMine Tech for outstanding performance of MCL during 2017-18. He has presented many technical papers in national and international seminars and workshops. He is immediate past President of MGMI a 113-year old Institute dedicated to promoting the scientific study of mining and mineral industries of the country.
Mr. Jyoti Kumar Poddar has rich experience as an industrialist with interests in multifarious sectors like tea gardens, real estate and power. He has handled the entire Indian & Sri Lankan operations in solar business for Shell Solar Limited, Netherlands and is actively involved towards contributing to the green energy mission of the country by way of setting up solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing unit and other power projects in India.
Mr. Raghav Raj Kanoria has eight years of experience in power and financial services sector. He is presently the Chairman of Infrastructure Committee of Indian Chamber of Commerce, Chairperson of East & North East Regional Council of The Indo-Canadian Business Chamber, Member of Task Force – Electricity Distribution, Government of Rajasthan and Managing Committee Member of Bengal Chamber of Commerce.
Mr.Somesh Dasgupta, an energy sector specialist has over three decades of experience
in the Power & Utility sector. He is currently the Whole-time Director & The Corporate
Compliance Responsibility Officer at India Power Corporation Limited, one of the leading
Power Utilities in the country. He oversees the company’s strategic functions like
Government Relations,Corporate Affairs, Public Relations & Branding, Business
Development, Industrial Relations & Corporate Administration.
Mr.Dasgupta presently is holding the position of the Chairman of Energy & Power Committee of Assocham Regional Council and the Chairperson of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries – People Management Committee. He is a member of the Board of APFHRM.He is also a distinguished Member of West Bengal Labour Welfare Board and a Member of the Governing body of the West Bengal State Productivity Council. He is in the Executive Committee of Employers’ Federation of India and is a Member of the Central Board of Workers Education, Govt. of India.He is also the Employer’s representatives of Regional Committee of Employees Provident Fund ,WB.
Mr. Dasgupta is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Graduate in Human Resource Management and holds a Certification in Total Quality Management from BITS, Sweden.
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Debashis Bose is a retired IAS Officer with more than 38 years of administrative experience. He has served as Secretaries in the Health & Family Welfare and Transport Departments of the Government of West Bengal and as Managing Directors of the West Bengal Medical Services Corporation Limited and the West Bengal Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Development & Finance Corporation Limited. In his last assignment in the Government, he held the post of Chairman, West Bengal Public Service Commission, which is a Constitutional post equivalent in rank to the Chief Secretary of the State. Mr. Bose has also served a two and half year stint with the Reliance Industries Limited as their General Manager & State Coordinating Officer for West Bengal.
Mr. Sanjeev Sinha
President, IT and Digitalization
Mr. Prashant Choudhury
President, Business Development & Strategy
Mr. Pramod Kumar Singh
President, Regulatory & Commercial
Mr. Prakash Chandra Panda
President, Human Resource
Mr. Prashant Kapoor
Senior Vice President, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer
Mr. Amit Poddar
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Argha Ghosh
Vice President, Risk & Audit
Mr. Asok Kumar Goswami has more than 40 years of working experience in India and Abroad. He has worked as Executive Director and Vice President in Indian and multinational companies. He has earlier worked as Commissioned Officer in Indian Air Force. He has attended Technical and Management course at Air Force Technical College at Bangalore and Commanders Course at Air Force Administrative College at Coimbatore.
Mr. Prashant Kapoor comes with vast and rich experience of over 17 years and his core competencies are in the area of compliance of Listing Agreements of the Stock Exchanges, Corporate Governance, Meetings of Board & its Committees, preparation for IPO etc. He also has legal experience in Joint Venture Agreements, Sale Deeds, SLAs, Master Service Agreement with Governments, MOUs with Banks, Credit Appraisal and several other matters.
He is heading the Secretarial Department of the Company. Earlier he was associated with Sahaj e- Village Limited, Balmer Lawrie & Company Ltd, Indian Marine Freight Container Manufacturing Limited and Balmer Lawrie Investments Limited etc. Immediately prior to joining the Company, he was with BMA Wealth Creators Limited.
Mr. Prashant Kapoor is a professionally qualified C.S. and B.Com(Hons)
Mr. Amit Poddar is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary, having 18 years of experience. He has proven expertise in the areas of Accounting, Audit, Taxation, Handling of Mergers, Acquisitions, Business Restructuring, Revenue Accounting, Budget & Profitability Planning. Prior to joining the Company in the year 2012 he has worked with renowned companies like Raymond Limited, Whirlpool, Tata Teleservices Ltd.
Mr. Argha Ghosh is a risk and audit specialist with twenty two years of post qualification experience. He has worked on Risks and Control Assurance, Internal Audits, Compliance Audits, Management Audits, SOX Compliance and Business Process Reviews across industries.
He has spent fifteen years of his professional career with the Big Four firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), including six years at their West London office of Uxbridge. Before joining India Power, he was working with GMR Group at Bangalore. He has also worked with SIFY Ltd., ITC Ltd. and Ernst & Young (E&Y) in India.
He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and Cost Accountant (CMA) from India and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from Illinois (USA).
Mr. Sanjeev Sinha is President – IT & Digitalization at India Power Corporation Ltd and leads all digital initiatives of the company. He is a graduate from IIT Kharagpur and an MBA from Georgia State University USA. He also completed MDP in project management at IIM Calcutta.
During his 33 year experience, he has worked in several industries in India and US. He has been winner of top 100 Eminent CIO of India for five continuous years during 2019-2023. He was also awarded Man of Excellence Award 2022 by Indian Achiever’s Forum. He was also a winner of CIO Crown 2022 awarded by Center of Recognition and Excellence. He writes for several technical magazines in India and his articles have been well accepted by the industries. He also speaks at various national and regional forums. In addition, he is a certified independent director.
Mr. Sinha is also a member of IT Committee of Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Board of Studies of a leading Business School and Council member of CIO Klub (Kolkata Chapter).
Mr. Prashant Kumar Choudhary, has 26 years of diversified experiences in the power sector especially in Business Transformation, Change Management, Financial Re-engineering, Regulatory Affairs, Disaster Management, Project Management. He holds masters in Commerce, Business administration, and CMA from Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India.
Before joining India Power, he served as Managing Director, Southern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha, a PPP and JV company between Reliance Infrastructure and Govt. of Odisha. He has also served the Essel Group as Vice President, Business Development in PPP route.
Mr. Pramod Singh, is presently heading the Regulatory & Commercial of the Company. With post-qualification experience of more than 28 years of extensive experience in power & infrastructure sector across the breadth of responsibilities in corporate strategy, business development, policy & regulatory affairs, power sales and techno-commercial management,.
He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from NIT Rourkela and a Full time Post Graduate Program in Management from IMI, Delhi
In the past, he has worked in two of the largest private sector power companies in India (i.e. Tata Power & BSES (now Reliance Infrastructure)) and has been extensively involved with the Power sector reforms and Private sector participation covering various segments of the sector including Power Generation and Distribution. He was associated with various opportunities for development of new generation projects and working in power distribution businesses. He was associated with the privatization scheme of Delhi Distribution (DVB) right from its inception including the bidding and transactional management in his earlier assignment with BSES
Mr. Prakash Chandra panda is an MBA (1990) and LLB (1993) from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar with a one year Special Management Program from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (2006-07) .Heis a trained Six sigma Black belt from GE&Bhartiin 2003. He has also done Strategic Leadership Development program from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in 2012.
In over 30 years of rich corporate experience in the entire gamut of HR,Quality,IR &Administration he has been associated with large Companies in Telecom, Retail & Manufacturing sectors ,has been associated with BhartiAirtel, Reliance Communications, Pantaloons Retail (I) Ltd, Essar Group (The Mobile Stores), Reliance Retail Ltd, Indian Aluminium Ltd (INDAL), J K Synthetics Ltd .
Mr Das, BE( Electrical Engineering) with 33 years of working experience in Power System construction, planning, loss control and operational management etc. During his power system management carrier hehas worked in various capacities right from Trainee engineer to SBU Head for power distribution system operational system catering more than 2.5 million electricity consumers at different voltage level in Kolkata and Howrah urban and adjoining rural areas as a team member of CESC Limited. He also worked with Torrent Power at Agra DF area as Zonal Distribution Head over all revenue protection system operational Head.
Mr. Amitabha Saha, has diversified functional experience in Sales and Marketing & specialises in Product designing and pricing.
He hails from an educational background of Earth Sciences and has worked with Nestle India Ltd, Virgin Mobile, Tata Teleservice and Reliance before joining us at India Power