Praveer Sinha

Praveer Sinha

Tata Power
CEO

Praveer Sinha is the CEO &amp; Managing Director of The Tata Power Company Limited (TPC, Mumbai),&nbsp;India�s largest power Integrated company with a significant International presence. The Company has its<br>presence in all the segments of power sector viz. Fuel &amp; logistics, Generation, Transmission, Distribution and&nbsp;Trading. It is one of the largest renewable energy companies in India and has developed the country�s first&nbsp;4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.<br>Mr. Sinha has nearly 34 years of experience in Generation and Distribution sector. He has been responsible for&nbsp;developing and setting up Greenfield and Brownfield Power plants in India and abroad. Apart from this, he has&nbsp;actively contributed in bringing about huge socio-economic development and empowerment programs for youth<br>and children in these project sites. Prior to becoming the CEO &amp; Managing Director of The Tata Power&nbsp;Company Limited, he has served as the CEO&amp;MD of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), a Public&nbsp;Private Partnership (JV) of Tata Power and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi from April�2012 to&nbsp;April�2018.The company has a registered consumer base of 1.68 million and reaches out to 7 million&nbsp;consumers in North and North West part of Delhi through its services.<br>Under the able leadership of Mr. Sinha, TATA Power-DDL has attained several benchmark performance level&nbsp;such as 8.4% of AT&amp;C Loss level with Average System Availability of 99.97%, consumer metering of 100% etc.&nbsp;Which are the benchmark for Indian Utilities. Mr. Sinha is also a strong votary of usage of technology and&nbsp;hence TATA Power-DDL has been a front runner in innovating and adopting several world class technologies&nbsp;including integrated Advanced Distribution Management System, Integrated GIS, Advance Metering&nbsp;Infrastructure including Smart metering and involving the convergence of Information technology, Smart<br>Technology's and Smart Grid, etc. Under Mr. Sinha�s leadership, TATA Power-DDL has also embarked upon&nbsp;its Solar Journey through the promotion of Distributed Energy resources including Roof Top solar projects,&nbsp;Energy Storage programs, Automated Demand Response and Electric Vehicle charging systems, applicable&nbsp;both in the Urban and rural environment. In this regard under his able leadership Tata Power-DDL is<br>collaborating with various technological partners (such as 3M, GE, IBM, Honeywell, Enel etc.), research&nbsp;partners / institutes (such as MIT, Ryerson University, University of Chicago, Harvard etc.) and catalyst&nbsp;partners (such as USAID, ISGF, Smart Grid Canada etc.)<br>Apart from ensuring operational excellence, Mr. Sinha is extremely passionate towards the inclusive growth of&nbsp;the society and has implemented numerous sustainability programs focusing on women empowerment, skill&nbsp;development for youth and children, which has resulted in the multifold increase in the number of beneficiaries<br>to nearly 1.1 million people in the National Capital.<br>He has been on the forefront of policy advocacy for making the Power Sector, especially Power Distribution,&nbsp;sustainable. Mr. Sinha has been awarded for his outstanding contribution in Power Distribution Sector by<br>Central Board for Irrigation &amp; Power (CBIP).<br>Mr. Sinha is actively involved in interfacing with key stakeholders for the sectorial sustenance. He is also a<br>member of prominent committees for reforms in Power Sector like:<br>? Committee on Financial Viability and Restructuring of Discoms<br>? Committee to Review the National Electricity Policy<br>? Member of the Apex Committee on National Smart Grid Mission<br>? Chairman and Director of the Smart Utilities Group (SUG) and a India Smart Grid Forum respectively,&nbsp;which promotes the Vision, Direction and Focus to address challenges in improving the performance of&nbsp;Distribution Utilities by adoption, assimilation and deployment of state-of-the-art technologies which are&nbsp;scalable in the Indian context.<br>? Member of the Board of Governors for Management Institute �Faculty of Management Studies�, Delhi&nbsp;University<br>? Member of the Board of Governors for Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIITD)<br>

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