Shri Sanjeev Kumar Gupta
Shri Sanjeev Kumar Gupta (DIN: 03464342)
Shri Sanjeev Kumar Gupta is Chairman & Managing Director (additional charge w.e.f. June 1,2020) and Director (Technical) on the Board of REC since October 16, 2015. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pant Nagar, Uttarakhand. He has served in prestigious CPSUs NHPC, Powergrid and REC and has 38 years of experience in Indian Power Sector across diverse functions i.e. Planning, Design, Construction, O&M, Procurement & Contracts, Quality Assurance, Project Management of large Transmission Projects including international consultancy assignments, Monitoring of Government Programs and Financing of Power Projects etc. He was core team member and responsible for framing technical specifications for India’s first 765 kV AC & ± 800 kV HVDC transmission line and was instrumental in induction of new technologies, ROW optimization, uprating of transmission lines with special conductors etc. in Indian transmission grid.
In his present role, he is responsible for all technical functions including appraisal and financing of power and infra projects, Business Development, diversification and overall effective functioning of the Company in pursuit of its mission, goals & objectives. He has been instrumental in monitoring the successful implementation of village and household electrification under DDUGJY and SAUBHAGYA programs of Government of India. He is also the Ex-officio Chairperson on the Board of two wholly owned subsidiary companies of REC i.e. REC Transmission Projects Company Limited and REC Power Distribution Company Limited and has earlier served as Chief Executive Officer in these companies.
He has been working in REC since March 16, 2010 at Senior Management positions and has earlier served as Nominee Director on the Board of several companies including UP Power Transmission Corporation Limited, Bihar Grid Company Limited, Teesta Valley Power Transmission Limited etc.
As on March 31, 2020, Shri Sanjeev Kumar Gupta was holding “Nil” Equity Shares in the Company and has no inter-se relation with any other Director of the Company.