Board of Directors - BYPL
|BOARD OF DIRECTORS - BSES YAMUNA POWER LIMITED|
|1.||Shri Ajit Keshav Ranade (Independent Director)
Shri Ajit Keshav Ranade
Shri Ajit Keshav Ranade is an economist & political analyst based out of Mumbai. He is a PhD in Economics from Brown University. He is a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Mumbai where he was also awarded as distinguished alumunus. He is also an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad. He has been a Professor at ICRIER, New Delhi and Assistant Professor at IGIDR, Mumbai. He is the Chief Economist of the Aditya Birla Group & ABN AMRO Bank.
He serves as a Director on the Board of Hindalco Almex Aerospace Limited, a JV company of Hindalco and Almex Inc. of USA between 2007 to 2011. He was Government of India's nominee as Independent Director of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd., from September 22, 2007 to April 1, 2010. He has served on various committees of the Reserve Bank of India, including the Committee on Fuller Capital Account Convertibility and the committee to review FEMA for Individuals. He is a member of the National Executive Committee of FICCI and Economic Policy Council of CII. He chairs the Research Advisory Panel of the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. He is a member of the Board of Governors at IIT Mumbai.
He is columnist with Mumbai Mirror. He also writes at First Post, Business Standard, IBNLive and The Economic Times. He has authored several books, namely Life Insurance in India: Emerging Issues, Three Questions about Insurance Liberalisation, Maharashtra's EGS: Regional Patterns, Scope for Reforms and Replication. He is a co-founder and trustee of Association for Democratic Reforms which is an Indian civil society group vying for transparency in the politics of India.
|2.||Shri Anjani Kumar Sharma (Independent Director)
Shri Anjani Kumar Sharma
Shri Anjani Kumar Sharma is a Chartered Accountant by profession with strong experience in Audit, Tax and Advisory of Corporate and NPO’s.
Shri Sharma is a partner with Bhawani Sharma & Co. Chartered Accountants (35 year old CA firm). He possesses rich hands on experience and has worked with numerous Corporates in various capacities.. The clients handled vary from PSU’s like Assam Electricity Board to Punjab National Bank.
He is also the member of the Task force for NPO Committee of ICAI. He is the National convener of FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) issues (CCONPOICAI) and has been nominated as an expert by ICAI to partner with the Ministry of Home Affairs FCRA department to help them with their outreach programs. Clients include names like ISCKON, HHI. CASA, Water.org, Change.org. Upaya Social Venture, Samhita Social Venture, A R Rahman Foundation, EHA, EFI, Dr. Reddy Foundation, Essar Foundation, Narayan Hridualaya, Asia Heart Foundation, SITI, Khabar Lahariya, TDH Germany, Scottis Love in Action, Stop Hunger Now, Good CSR Foundation, Goonj & Compassion International.
Being a visiting faculty with ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) he has trained more than 5000 Chartered Accountants in the last 5 years on various subjects and was adjudged the best faculty by NIRC-ICAI earlier in the year 2015.
|3.||Ms. Ryna Zaiwalla Karani (Independent Director)
Ms. Ryna Zaiwalla Karani
Ms. Ryna Zaiwalla Karani is a Law Graduate. She is partner at ALMT Legal Advocates and Solicitors and also part of the Firm’s corporate and commercial team. She has been practicing as a lawyer since 1994 and is enrolled as Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa.
Prior to joining ALMT Legal in November 2006, Ryna partnered another law firm in Mumbai. Ryna’s practice includes advising on M&As, JVs, Private equity and Investment funds on a full range of corporate transactions including cross border transactions.
She has advised and assisted a number of foreign clients in establishing a presence in India through through various modes viz; incorporations of companies and/ or establishment of branch/ liaison offices.
|4.||Shri Surinder Singh Kohli (Independent Director)
Shri Surinder Singh Kohli
Shri S S Kohli, 71, is a graduate in Mechanical Engg. from BHU,CAIIB was the Chairman & MD of India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), a wholly owned company of the GoI, engaged in promotion and development of infrastructure till April 2010. Under his leadership, IIFCL commenced its operations and carved a niche for itself in financing infrastructure projects. The support of IIFCL helped in speedier achievement of financial closure of infrastructure projects in sectors like highways, airports, seaports, power, etc. IIFCL was conferred with the “Most Admired Infrastructure Financier 2010” by KPMG-Infrastructure Today. Shri Kohli has long experience as a banker, spanning over 40 years having held positions of Chairman & MD of Punjab and Sind Bank, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and Punjab National Bank (PNB).
During his Chairmanship at PNB, he undertook complete transformation of Banking operations making it a Techno-savvy bank by implementing core banking solutions and introducing various technology-based products and services. Resultantly, PNB became the #1 bank among the nationalized banks in terms of Assets, Asset quality, Technology, PAT and Return on assets. PNB also emerged as one of India’s Most Trusted Brands and the PNB Group floated three public offerings of capital during his tenure which were highly successful.
Shri S.S. Kohli held the chairmanship of Indian Banks’ Association, a forum for promoting the interest of banks for two terms and was member of several committees associated with financial sector policy/ies. The committees he chaired dealt with a variety of issues relating to small/medium enterprise financing, willful default in loans, Human Resources Development in the banking industry and reconstruction of distressed small industries etc.
A recipient of several awards including the “Enterprise Transformation Award for Technology” by the Wharton-Infosys Limited, the “ Bank of the Year Award” by the Banker’s Magazine of Financial Times, London for the year 2000, and also ranked 22nd in the list of India’s Best CEOs ranking over the period 1995 to 2011, by the Harvard Business Review recently. He now holds directorship in various institutions in India.
He is also a director on the Boards of IDFC Ltd., ACB (India) Ltd., Asian Hotels (west) Ltd., Reliance Infrastructure Ltd., SV Creditline Private Ltd., and Semac Ltd.
|5.||Shri Virendra Singh Verma
Shri Virendra Singh Verma
Former Member and Chairman CERC ,Member CEA &Director General ,Bureau of Energy Effeciency India
Shri V.S. Verma has merited a degree in Bachelor of Science from Agra University followed by BE Mechanical (Hons) and ME Mechanical (Hons) in Applied Thermal Sciences from IIT Roorkee. He has also been trained under UNDP, with CEGB, UK and Gilbert Commonwealth of USA.
He started his career in the Central Power Engineering Service (CPES 1971 batch) in Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and was appointed as Member (Planning) in Central Electricity Authority in the year 2002. He was the Director General of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) for Three years and Member (Hydro) in CEA for an year.
In his long standing career of over 44years in the power sector Shri Verma acquired wide and valuable experience in the field of Planning, thermal and Hydro power plant engineering, project monitoring, construction, supervision, operation monitoring, human resource development, grid operations, conservation and efficiency, low carbon growth strategy and other environmental issues.
Shri Verma has been associated extensively in the policy formulation by the Government and specially after the enactment of Electricity Act 2003. Shri Verma had, while in CEA, also headed various divisions dealing with fuel management, research and development, Human Resource Development and Management, and IT in the Power sector. He was responsible for the 17th electric power survey as a Chairman of the Committee and the 11th plan Planning document as the Member Secretary of the working group appointed by the then Planning Commission. Planning for the power sector was the main responsibility of Shri Verma as Member Planning CEA.
Shri Verma as Member Secretary of the Eastern Regional Electricity Board (New ERPC) was responsible for the coordinated grid operation to maintain the quality of electricity in the Eastern Region of the Country in the year 1997-98 and dealt with Optimization of Generation and transmission capacities, inter-state and inter-regional exchange of energy, generation scheduling and accounting etc.
He was responsible for setting up of the Hotline Training Centre at its new location while holding the charge of Chief Engineer (Human Resource Development and Training) in CEA. The Power System Training Institute at Bangalore was operating under his charge.
As Director General of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency the various initiatives were taken under his leadership to promote energy conservation, standards and labelling programme, energy efficiency in the various sectors of industry in the Country and for promoting CDM mechanism in the power and industrial sector in the Country. Shri Verma had in the past headed various Committees set up by the Government of India to make recommendations in relation to different aspects of Power sector including Renewable Resources of Energy, Low Carbon Growth in power sector, adoption of Supercritical Technology in India, the next higher size of thermal generator to be adopted after 200/210 MW, IGCC, Co-generation etc.
The Working Group on National Action Plan for Climate Change under the National Mission of Enhanced Energy Efficiency,' Task Force of formulation of the action plan for development of energy sector in the North Eastern Region, Expert Committee appointed by MNRE to study the geo-thermal based power generating potential in the Puga geo-thermal fields of Ladakh, J&K, Working Group of research and development of energy sector for 11th plan, were set up under his chairmanship. Shri Verma played a lead role in 50,000MW of hydro power initiative announced by the Hon'ble Prime Minister in 2004. Credit of publication of CO2 Baseline data in the Indian power sector first time in the world goes to him. Mapping of thermal power stations in the country for optimizing the efficiency of operation were spearheaded by him. The setting up of Excellence Enhancement Centre in the Power Sector is his brain wave.
As the Member and Chairman of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)Shri Verma was involved in his role for fixation of bulk tariff of electricity, making various Regulations including those of Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Certificate Mechanism, Development of the power markets, grid discipline and interstate flow of power and resolving disputes on various matters pertaining to inter-state flow of power. Shri Verma was responsible for the current operational frequency standards of 49.9 to 50.05 Hz.
Shri Verma has travelled extensively overseas making professional/official visits to USA, Canada, Europe, UK, Poland, Belgium, Germany, USSR, Asia Vietnam, Africa Kenya, Guyana and Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. To his credit he has more than 50 technical papers published and presented in the national and international forums.
Shri Verma has also been on Governing Council/Board of Directors of various institutions like CPRI, NPTI, CWet, DVC etc. Shri Verma received Life Time Achievement Award from CBIP and from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal. He was also awarded Leading Energy Personality Award 2014 in November 2014 from Council of Power Utilities. He was also awarded Distinguished Alumni Award of IIT Roorkee. He is now Professor Adjunct for IIT Kanpur.shri Verma is a distinguished professor at Central Power Research Institute in Bangalore ,India reviewing the research projects in the power sector. the issues relating to the power sector in the Power Sector.shri verma is also a visiting professor at IIT Kanpur as Adjunct Faculty. Shri Verma is advising Govt of Rajasthan for improving their Distribution System of electricity in general including generation and transmission
|6.||Shri Anthony Jesudasan
Shri Anthony Jesudasan
Shri Anthony Jesudasan, born in 1952, is Group President of the Reliance Group. He is based in Delhi. Prior to the formation of the Reliance Group led by Anil D. Ambani in 2005, he was Group President, Corporate Communications of Reliance Industries Limited from 1990 to 2005.
He has served as Country Media Advisor and Spokesperson of the U.S. Information Service (US Embassy, Delhi), from 1980-89 and also worked as a journalist for the Voice of America from 1975 to 1979. He is an MBA from FMS, Delhi University and did his B.Sc., with Chemistry Honors from Loyola College, Madras University.
|7.||Shri Angarai Natarajan Sethuraman
Shri Angarai Natarajan Sethuraman
A.N. Sethuraman (born 1952) graduated from Madras University in 1973 in Economics.
He has varied experience in the field of in major growth sectors of the Indian economy, including communications, generation, transmission and distribution of renewable and non-renewable sources of energy, infrastructure, roads, metro rail systems, cement, financial services, education, health care, and media and entertainment.
Currently, he is Group President of Reliance Group, founded in 2006. He has been with Reliance since 1987 – first with Reliance Industries Ltd. founded by the visionary Dhirubhai Ambani and post Reliance’s demerger in 2005-2006 with the Reliance Group headed by Mr. Anil D. Ambani – managing its Corporate and regulatory affairs in Delhi. During his 27 years with the Group he has been actively associated with all Greenfield projects including the 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project just commissioned at Sasan, Madhya Pradesh.
|8.||Shri Partha Pratim Sarma
Shri Partha Pratim Sarma
Mr. Partha Sarma is an accomplished global business executive having successfully led Financial Services, Technology Consulting and Defense businesses.
He is currently the President- Corporate Development of Reliance Group.
Prior to joining the Reliance Group, Mr. Sarma served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of KB Life, Korea (a JV between Kookmin Bank and ING Asia Pacific). Subsequentlyhe was the Head of ING Retirement Services and Executive Director in ING Korea. Mr. Sarma was based in Korea for 14 years, where he also led Kangnam Group, a Specialized Defense Shipbuilder.
In his previous career Mr. Sarma has worked across Europe, US and India in consulting and business roles for leading organizations like ING, SAP.
Mr. Sarma is a visiting lecturer at KAIST College of Business, Seoul, Korea. He was earlier elected as Co-Chairman at European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (EUCCK).and is a founding board member of Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ICCK). As part of his Industry advocacy role, Mr. Sarma has worked extensively with various governments, industry forums, multi-laterals and development agencies.
Mr. Sarma holds an engineering degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance.
|9.||Shri Jasmine Shah
Shri Jasmine Shah
Shri Jasmine Shah holds B. Tech. and M.Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras and a MPA degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, New York, where he was a Fulbright-Nehru Fellow.
Shri Shah has wide experience working on urban governance and policy issues and has been advising the Government of NCT of Delhi since 2016 on education budget transparency and transport policy reforms. Shri Shah was the architect of Delhi’s first comprehensive Outcome Budget for 2017-18, a first-of-its-kind initiative in India to bring in complete transparency and accountability in public spending.
Shri Shah has also worked on several crucial transport reforms of the Delhi government such as the Electric Vehicle Policy, Common Mobility Card, bus route rationalization and last mile connectivity initiative, large-scale induction of electric buses, among other projects. Shri Shah has previously worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) where he was the Deputy Director of its South Asia office, and prior to that at the Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy.
Shri Jasmine Shah is currently holding the position of Vice Chairperson of Dialogue and Development Commission, Govt. of NCT of Delhi since November, 2018.
|10.||Shri Naveen ND Gupta
Shri Naveen ND Gupta
CA. Naveen ND Gupta is Fellow Chartered Accountant qualified Chartered Accountancy exams with All India - 25th Rank by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has about 25 years of experience in auditing, corporate laws, banking & finance with M/s. Dass Gupta & Associates, Chartered Accountants starting accountancy career as trainee in 1993 and later elevated to position of Partner.
He is regular speaker and paper writer at national and international forums, tackled intricate accounting, auditing, corporate governance and finance issues as Central Statutory Auditors of the top banks, Insurance companies and CPSEs. His brief credentials are:
Professional Achievements & Relevant Special Knowledge or practical experience in banking, economics, finance, audit, etc:
Experience: Government & Regulatory Bodies
Experience: International Bodies
As Director, Public Interest Entities
On various Technical/Regulatory Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
As Author, Faculty & Speaker
As partner of Dass Gupta & Associates, Chartered Accountants
Central Statutory Auditor
|11.||Shri Jagjeet Singh Deswal
Shri Jagjeet Singh Deswal
Shri Jagjeet Singh Deswal is an Ex-Indian Police Service officer.
He is a Science Graduate with Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Masters of Information Systems Management (MISM). As an IPS officer, he has served the Govt. NCT of Delhi, Government of India and the Union Territory of Daman & Diu in several capacities including Chief of Police, Daman & Diu, Deputy Commissioner of Police IGI Airport, Licensing and Staff Officer to Commissioners of Police, Delhi. He has rich experience in Investigations, Law & Order and functioning of large and important organizations i.e. Delhi Police as Staff Officer to the Commissioners of Police for many years. He also served as Private Secretary to Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Govt. of India in the rank of Director, Government of India.
Having completed over 22 years of service with the Government of India, he opted for Voluntary Retirement at an early stage to pursue his interests in the corporate sector. He is on the Board of Jakson Limited and Jakson Engineers Limited in the capacity as an Independent Director. He has travelled extensively. His other interests include working on fruit plantation at his family farm.
Note:- Shri Lalit Jalan, Director resigned from the Board of the Company on 11th Oct' 2019.