Sh. A. B. Agrawal, Executive Director, NHPC Ltd., has joined as Chairman, Bhakra Beas Management Board on 19th March,2010. Sh. Agrawal is 'First Class First' Mechanical Engineering graduate and an MBA in Finance. He is a very versatile hydropower professional with multi-disciplinary experience of over 31 years in NHPC Ltd. , a most reputed Central Public Sector Organization of India in the field of hydropower development having capabilities from concept to commissioning of the projects and Operation & Maintenance of Power Stations. While heading the 2000MW Subansiri Lower H.E. Project, which is also the biggest hydro power project under construction in the country, he has helped to set new standards of hydropower construction through his dynamism, social networking and leadership capabilities . As In-charge of O&M of 690 MW Salal Power Station of J&K, the biggest Power Station of NHPC which is the most silt-plagued plant in the country in operation, his innovative and cost–effective initiatives were instrumental in ensuring that it became the most economically operated Hydro Power Station in terms of O&M cost per MW among all the Central Sector Power Stations in his time. His performance in the trouble-torn 105 MW Loktak Power Station (Manipur) and 390 MW Dulhasti Power Station (J&K), have also been truly remarkable. He is also having a vast pool of experience in all allied functions of hydropower development like Commercial, Contracts, Quality Assurance & Inspection, Research & Development, Construction Equipment Planning. His last assignment included many challenges for him as he headed Human Resource Management, Corporate Communication, Medical Services, Rajbhasha and Estate & Facility Management Services etc. During his tenure, due to well organized publicity campaign, the IPO of NHPC was oversubscribed by 24 times.
Er. Ashok Thapar, has been
appointed as Member (Power) in BBMB by Govt. of
India. He joined his new assignment on 21.2.2011. Sh.
Thapar holds a Bachelors’ degree in Electronics
& Communication Engineering and has to his
credit 34 years extensive hands-on experience in
middle to senior level management cadre in various
aspects of Power Sector viz. planning, design,
erection, testing, commissioning, operation and
maintenance of large fossil fired Thermal Power
Projects of Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB now
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited) and medium
to large Hydro Power Projects of Bhakra Beas
Management Board (BBMB).
took over as Member (Irrigation) BBMB on 26.08.2011. Born on Ist May 1956, Er.
Aggarwal did his B.Sc Engineering in Civil with Honours in 1978 from
joined Haryana Irrigation Department on 27.12.1978 as AE (Civil) and appointed
by HPSC as AEE (Civil) on 11.9.1980 in HSE-I services. Er Aggarwal worked as Sub
Divisional Officer (in AEE rank) in construction of Hydraulic Structures and
other appurtenant Civil works for 6 years. He was promoted as Executive Engineer
and worked in Running Canal Administration and efficiently handled regulation
work, cases under Haryana Canal & Drainage Act and construction and O&M
of hydraulic & other civil structures including regulators, drainage works,
channels & bridges apart from canal lining. He also worked as Executive
Engineer for twenty years in lift & gravity command
Aggarwal worked as Superintending Engineer in
Aggarwal worked as Chief Engineer in charge of Water Service Units from August
2008. He also worked as Chief Engineer, Bhakra Areas for 15 months and for
Yamuna Area for 18 months and kept deployed on major regulating & Interstate
issues pertaining to Bhakra & Yamuna commands. He has handled sensitive
issues of Haryana pertaining to water sector in various interstate meetings with
Govt. of India. Also participated in various deliberations of Yamuna and Ghaggar
river standing committees of Central Water Commission, Govt. of
|Member, Government of India|
Smt. Jyoti Arora
|Member, Govt. Of India|
Shri K.Vohra did his Bachelor of Engineering(Civil) in 1985 from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab. He joined Central Water Engineering Services on 1st May, 1987 through All India Engineering Services Exams of UPSC. Since then, he has worked in various areas related to water resources development and management, human resources management etc. which are briefly mentioned below:
Sh. K. S. Pannu
Shri K.K. Khandelwal
Shri Ajitabh Sharma
|Member, Himachal Pradesh|
Shri S.K.B.S. Negi, IAS
(1985) in functioning as Principal Secretary (MPP&NES)
since 28.12.2012 onwards.
Negi is a 1985 Batch Indian Administrative Services Officer and is BA (Hons),
LLB and MBA. He has more than 27 years of experience in Government and has
served on various key State Government senior administrative positions in
various Departments/Ministeries including Transport, Administration, Social
Welfare, Cooperation, Revenue etc. He has handled a number of important
assignments like Deputy Commissioner, Bilaspur, Deputy Commissioner, Kangra and
Deputy Commissioner, Shimla.
He has represented various Boards and Corporations as Government nominee.
He worked as Director (Finance & Administration) for 2 years in Himachal
State Power Distribution Company.
remained as Principal Secretary, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj to the
Government of Himachal Pradesh for 2 years before joining the present