Bhakra Beas Management Board

Bhakra Beas Management Board

The Board

Organisational Hierarchy

BBMB is headed by a Whole Time Chairman and two Whole Time Members i.e. Member (Irrigation) and Member (Power) who head the Irrigation and Power Wings of BBMB respectively. The Financial Adviser & CAO heads the Finance & Accounts Wing of BBMB.

  • Sh. Sanjay Srivastava

    Sh. Sanjay SrivastavaChairman

    Sh. Sanjay Srivastava

    Sh. Sanjay Srivastava


    Sh. Sanjay Srivastava, an eminent engineer from Central Electricity Authority (CEA), has joined as Chairman, Bhakra Beas Management Board on 11th November, 2020.

    Shri Sanjay Srivastava is an Engineering Services officer of UPSC 1987 exam and allocated Central Power Engineering Services cadre, joined Hydro wing of Central Electricity Authority as Asst. Director (Group A).  He has almost 32 years of service thereon covering various aspects of Hydro & EHV transmission sectors like design & engg., technical spec.& bidding, Renovation & Moderanisation of old HEPs, site issues during construction/O&M, contractual issues, Detailed Project Reports (DPRs), technology upgradation, policy Issues, failure/disaster investigations, TBCB, formulation of Regulations & Codes, R&D activities, Make-in India, standardization aspects, VIP & Parliamentary matters, interaction with State utilities, etc. He did his engineering from YMCA Institute of Engg. (now J.C.Bose University) Faridabad, AMIE(Elect.), M.E(Elect.) from Delhi College of Engg. (Now DTU), recipient of offer for 18 month post-masters study at Kobe University under Japanese Govt MONBUSHO Scholarship.

    From Astt. Director to Chief Engineer (in scale 15), empaneled for Joint Secretary GoI, he was involved with many mega Hydro Projects of India & Bhutan i.e. Nathpa-Jhakri (1500MW), Tehri HEP (1000MW), Tehri PSP(1000MW), Koteshwar HEP (400MW), Rampur HEP (412MW), Tala HEP (1020MW), Punatsangchhu-I&II (1200MW&1020MW) Bhutan, Lakhwar MPP (300MW) UK, New Umtru(40MW) & Ganol (22.5MW) Meghalaya, 420kV GIS sub-station at Jigmeling, Bhutan. He was deputed to Tala HEP (1020MW), Bhutan for 3 years where he was involved in project construction activities. Experience of dealing with World Bank funded projects & international experts/consultants, handled World Bank transfer of technology project (hydro), preparation / vetting of DPRs, assessment of small HEPs potential. coordination of R&D activities in hydro & transmission, CEA Regulations on Construction of Electric Plants & Lines, Regulations on Safety of Plants & Lines, technical audit of EHV towers, Bilateral cooperation with foreign countries.

    He worked for several committees, some prominent ones are Chairman of committee to study NHPC proposal of Barrage in place of Dam for Punatsangchhu-I HEP, Chairman of Standing Committee of Experts to Investigate failures of S/S equipment (2017-19), Chairman of Standing Committee of Experts to Investigate failures of EHV TL towers (2017-19), Chairman of committee to prepare guidelines for HTLS conductors, Member of committee on Cyber Security Issues, Member-Secretary of committee to analyse frequent tower failures in Agra region, Member-secretary of committee to frame guidelines for Loading Criteria for Hydro Generating Units, Member of Panel of Experts to resolve problem of air gushing in Nathpa-Jhakri HEP, Member of Committee set up by Himachal Govt. on IC issue of Karcham-Wangtoo HEP (1000MW), Member of Committee to resolve site related Geo-technical problems & 400/132kV interconnecting facility at Mangdechhu HEP (720MW), Member of R&D Advisory Committee of NEEPCO (2015-16), Member of task force for NPP/ RSOP/ IHRD schemes of CPRI, Co-Chairman of WRD-15 Panel & Member of  several BIS sectional committees.

    He had undergone 2 months training at Hydro-Quebec, Montreal, testing of 400kV RIP bushings in Switzerland, SC testing of GTat KEMA, Holland, 400kV cable testing in France, Turbine shafts Inspection in China, several visits to project sites during construction/O&M.Also, 2 week Communication Skill training at MDI, Gurgaon, 2 week Leadership training at IIPA, 2 week Executive skill training at ESCI, Hyderabad, 2 week Financial Management training at NIFM, Faridabad, 2 Week training on Oracle software at STG, Delhi and 2 week training on Unix & Silicon Graphic Workstation at Tata Elxsi,6 months induction training in Hydro/Thermal/ power system at NPTI, Simulator training on power system at PSTI, Bangalore & on 210MW thermal unit at NPTI, Badarpur. Inspections in almost all major hydro plant equipment at the manufacturing works of ABB, BHEL, C&S, GE, L&T, Schneider, Siemens, etc.

    He made contributions in publication of several guidelines, manuals and conference papers.  Delivered lectures & talks in National Water Academy(NWA) Pune, NPTI, Cigre CBIP, etc, Chaired several conference sessions, organized National Workshop on RMU&LE of Old HEPs, National Workshop on Challenges in Geological & Geotechnical Investigations in Himalayan Region, National Workshop on 3 NPP R&D projects. 
  • Er. Sarbjit Singh Dhadwal

    Er. Sarbjit Singh DhadwalMember (Power)

    Er. Sarbjit Singh Dhadwal

    Er. Sarbjit Singh Dhadwal

    Member (Power)

    Er. Sarbjit Singh Dhadwal took over the charge as Member (Power), BBMB on Dec 30, 2022. His immediately preceding posting was as Chief Engineer (Generation), BBMB since Sep 24, 2021, and has been on deputation with BBMB since Jul’17. During his tenure as C.E. (Generation), the uprating of Unit #3 at Bhakra Left Bank, that is, from 108MW to 126MW was completed successfully after its RMU work and also the uprating work of the last unit, that is, Unit #1 was commenced and is currently work in progress with estimated conclusion date as March/April 2023.

    Qualification: B.E. (Electrical Engineering) from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, under the aegis of the Punjab University

    Work Experience: In his professional career of more than 34 years, he has had a wide-ranging experience at various Power Projects in India and abroad. Some of his expertise & skills are showcased below:

    JCT Polyester Fibre, He had been associated with Erection, Testing & Commissioning of Polyester Fibre Unit under the Thapar Group, prior to joining the erstwhile Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB).

    Mukerian Hydel Project (under PSPCL), Hazipur (45MW): Looking into the Operation & Maintenance from April, 1991 to July 1997

    Ranjit Sagar Dam, Shahpurkandi (under PSPCL), Pathankot (600MW): Associated with Erection, Testing & Commissioning from July 1997 to February 2004

    Tala Hydro Project Authority, Bhutan (1020MW): On deputation, he was associated with the Erection, Testing, Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance of this esteemed project from February 2004 to July 2008

    Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant (PSPCL), Roopnagar (1260MW): Looking into Procurement & Material Management from July 2008 to April 2011

    Punatsangchhu Hydro Project Authority-1, Bhutan (1200MW): Once again on deputation from April 2011 to October 2014 and being associated with preparing of Tender Documents, Specifications, Evaluation and Finalization of Contracts for E&M Packages, Erection of EOT Cranes, First & Second Embedment Components & Inspections of Electro-Mechanical Packages.

    He also visited China for the Inspection of Generator’s Shafts for rating 200MW units.  Visits to Japan & South Korea were done to inspect 400kV Gas Insulated System (GIS).

    Investment Promotion Cell (PSPCL), Patiala: He was responsible Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of Biomass, Solar & Hydel Projects from October 2014 to July 2017.

  • Er. Sanjeev Dutt Sharma

    Er. Sanjeev Dutt SharmaMember (Irrigation)

    Er. Sanjeev Dutt Sharma

    Er. Sanjeev Dutt Sharma

    Member (Irrigation)
  • Sh. Mohammad Afzal

    Sh. Mohammad AfzalMember, Govt. of India

    Sh. Mohammad Afzal

    Sh. Mohammad Afzal

    Member, Govt. of India

    Joint Secretary (Hydro) Ministry of Power


  • Sh. A.K. Pal

    Sh. A.K. PalMember, Govt. of India

    Sh. A.K. Pal

    Sh. A.K. Pal

    Member, Govt. of India

    Commissioner(Indus) Govt. of India. 
    Ministry of Water Resources, New Delhi - D.O.J - 1/04/2022 

    Shri A. K. Pal, Commissioner (Indus) has been working in Central Water Commission for more than 31 years in various capacities. He is a graduate from IIT, Kanpur in Civil Engineering. He has dealt with various aspects of water resources development while working in CWC.
    The main areas of his specialization are planning and design of hydro power structures mainly underground power. He has worked for 14 years in design of various components of underground power house of Sardar Sarovar Project. He was also posted in Joint Project Office - Sapta Koshi Sun Koshi Investigation (SKSKI) in Nepal as Project Manager from Indian side.

  • Sh. Krishan Kumar

    Sh. Krishan KumarMember, Punjab

    Sh. Krishan Kumar

    Sh. Krishan Kumar

    Member, Punjab

    Principal Secretary, Government of Punjab, Water Resources, Mines and Geology Department, Chandigarh.

    IAS Batch/RR : 1997       

  • Sh. Pankaj Agarwal

    Sh. Pankaj AgarwalMember, Haryana

    Sh. Pankaj Agarwal

    Sh. Pankaj Agarwal

    Member, Haryana

    Sh. Pankaj Agarwal, IAS (HY:2000),

    Commissioner and Secretary to Government, Haryana

    Haryana Irrigation & Water Resources Department

  • Sh. Shikhar Agrawal

    Sh. Shikhar AgrawalMember, Rajasthan

    Sh. Shikhar Agrawal

    Sh. Shikhar Agrawal

    Member, Rajasthan





  • Sh. R.D Dhiman

    Sh. R.D DhimanMember, Himachal Pradesh

    Sh. R.D Dhiman

    Sh. R.D Dhiman

    Member, Himachal Pradesh

    Addl. Chief Secretary to Government of Himachal Pradesh

    Assignments: MPP & Power& Non-Conventional Energy Sources

    Brief Resume: I am Indian Administrative Service Officer allotted to State of Himachal Pradesh since 1988. I am Civil Engineering Graduate followed by M.A.(Governance & Development) from Institute of Development Studies(IDS), University of Sussex(U.K.). I have held different positions in the State Government of Himachal Pradesh including various field jobs such as Sub Divisional Magistrate/District Magistrate for 6-7 years.  I served as Head of Department for various departments such as Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Food & Civil Supplies, Excise & Taxation, Cooperation, Agriculture, Labour & Employment, Social Justice & Empowerment, Animal Husbandry, Industries, Technical Education, Higher & Elementary Education, MPP & Power & NCES(DISCOM) and CMD, of H.P. State Electricity Board. I have also been Secretary, Rural Development & Panchayati  Raj, Principal Secretary in the Departments of Elementary Education, Higher Education, Food & Civil Supplies, Social Justice & Empowerment, Industries, Technical Education, Horticulture, MPP & Power etc. to Government of H.P. I have worked as Additional Chief Secretary (Personnel, Health & Family Welfare, Environment, Science & Technology and Training & Foreign Assignments) and also Chairman, Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board. Presently, I am working as Additional Chief Secretary(MPP & Power/NCES/Industries/Labour & Employment) and Chairman, H.P. State Electricity Board Limited.

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