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After the Member (Power), next, in the organisational hierarchy come the Chief Engineers who head the respective offices followed by Superintending Engineers/Directors, Sr. Executive Engineers/Dy. Directors and Assistant Engineers.

  • Er. Balbir Singh

    Er. Balbir Singh Chief Engineer (Generation)

    Er. Balbir Singh

    Er. Balbir Singh

    Chief Engineer (Generation)

    PROFILE OF ER. BALBIR SINGH (CHIEF ENGINEER/ GENERATION)

    • Born on 15.01.1962 and passed B.Sc Engineering (Electrical)  in 1984 from Guru Nanak Engineering College ,Gill Park Ludhiana ( Punjab University Chandigarh).
    • Joined PSEB on 20.11.1985 as Trainee Engineer (Electrical)
    • After training, posted at Mukerian Hydel Project in July, 1986 when Power House No. 2, 3 & 4 were under construction. During his posting at Mukerian Hydel Project, Unit No. 1 and 2 at Power House No. 2 along with EOT Crane were commissioned successfully.
    • PSEB had placed  his services at the disposal of Bhakra Beas Management Board and he joined  BBMB on 01.05.1989 as Assistant Power Controller BBMB (PW) Ganguwal. After performing his duty as APC, SDO A&A and  AEE, MISS Ganguwal, he was promoted as Sr. Executive Engineer vide Order dated 22.12.1997 but on further posting by BBMB, he joined as Sr. Xen/Operation at Bhakra. As Sr. Xen, he remained posted as Sr. Xen/Operation, Bhakra, Sr. Xen/O&M Ganguwal, RE/ Ganguwal, ASE/Op. Bhakra, ASE/Technical CPH Nangal and ASE/ Mtc. Bhakra Left Bank Power House.
    •  On promotion as S.E, his services were again placed at the disposal of BBMB and joined as S.E/BPHs Circle, BBMB (PW), Nangal on 08.10.2012 (AN). Therefater, he was designated as Deputy Chief Engineer. During his tenure as S.E/Dy C.E/ Bhakra Power Houses, Unit No. 2, 4 &5 at Bhakra Left Bank Power House were uprated each from 108MW to 126MW on 18.07.2013, 02.10.2013 and 05.08.2015 respectively. Besides this, old Generator Shaft retained during RM&U of Unit No. 5 was having  number of non-acceptable inclusions was also replaced along with Rotor Spider, Rim sheets and other related components and Unit was again put on bar on 15.06.2018. Capital maintenance of Unit No. 3  at Bhakra Left Bank, Unit No. 9 at Bhakra Right Bank Power House was also carried out.
    • He was promoted as Chief Engineer by Punjab State Power Corporation Limited and joined as Chief Engineer/IT, PSPCL, Patiala on 06.11.2018. His services were again placed at the diposal of BBMB and he joined as Chief Engineer/ Generation, BBMB (PW), Nangal on 02.01.2019 (FN) and looking after the operation & maintenance, captial maintenance and RM&U of Hydro Generating Units at Bhakra Left, Bhakra Right, Ganguwal, Kotla, Pong and Dehar Power House along with maintenance of 220kV Bhakra-Ganguwal and 220kV Dehar-Ganguwal Tower Lines.
    • He has been given deemed date promotion as Chief Engineer w.e.f. 05.03.2018 vide PSPCL Order dated 09.01.2019 in the light of Hon'ble Punjab & Haryana High Court order dated 14.09.2018 in CWP 22185 of 2015 titled Balbir Singh versus PSPCL and others.

  • Vacant

    Vacant Chief Engineer (System Operation)

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Chief Engineer (System Operation)
  • Er. Rajesh Gupta

    Er. Rajesh Gupta Chief Engineer (Transmission System)

    Er. Rajesh Gupta

    Er. Rajesh Gupta

    Chief Engineer (Transmission System)

    Er. Rajesh Gupta joined as Chief Engineer/TS, BBMB, Chandigarh on 02.04.2018 from HVPNL, Panchkula. Born on 17.02.1963. Passed B.E. Hons.in Mechanical Engineering from University of Roorkee, U.P.  (Now, IIT, Roorkee) in the year 1985.

    Worked as AE in Panipat Thermal Power Plant after 26 weeks training at PETS, Nagpur.  In HVPNL, the transmission utility of Haryana he worked as Substation Engineer at various substations in Ambala & Bhiwani Districts.

    Worked as Executive Engineer, Switchgear and disposal Division at Dhulkot, looked after maintenance of various electrical equipment in Switchgear Repair Workshop Dhulkot and disposal of scrap & unserviceable material of HVPNL. He was instrumental in starting E-Auction for disposal of scrap and unserviceable material in HVPNL.

    Worked as Superintending Engineer, Transmission System Circle at Gurgaon comprising of Gurgaon, Rewari & Mohindergarh Districts. As SE/TS Gurgaon, he looked after Operation and Maintenance of about 58 substations and 2000 ckt. Kms. of transmission lines. These included two Nos. 400kV Substations & their associated transmission lines. During this period, he supervised turnkey construction & Commissioning of two Nos. 400kV substations at Daultabad (Gurgaon), Dhanonda (Mohindergarh) and about 12 Nos. 66kV, 132 kV& 220 kV S/Stn.alongwith construction of their associated lines.  

    As Chief Engineer/System Operation, HVPNL since 02.09.2015 he was looking after all regulatory issues of HVPNL including filing of annual tariff petition and looking after grid management & various open-access issues as incharge of SLDC, Haryana. 

    Has experience in operation and maintenance of Gas Insulated Substations (GIS) and has visited GIS manufacturing facilities of AREVA (now GE) and ABB in France and Switzerland during the year 2013. Also attended “Capacity building programme on integration of renewables in the Grid” organized by NRPC in Spain and Germany during July, 2016. 

    ACHIEVEMENTS

    1. Supervised construction of 400 kV Transmission lines which included 400kV twin-moose & quad-moose lines. Construction of quad moose line from 400kV S/Stn.Daultabad to 400kV substation Sector-72, PGCIL Gurgaon, was a challenge due to severe Right of way issues in Gurgaon City.
    2. The challenge of crossing NH-8 by 400 kV Daultabad-Sector-72, Gurgaon line was solved by sharing the Right of way with the existing 400kV quad bersimis Ballabgarh-Bamnauli line of Delhi Transco Ltd. (DTL), by using 400kV multi circuit towers.
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