NEW DELHI Sanjeev Kumar Gupta , Director , Techinical , REC has taken over as CMD, Rural Electrification Corporation ( REC).
Sanjeev Kumar Gupta is the Director (Technical) on the Board of REC since October 16, 2015.
He has 37 years of experience in Indian Power Sector across diverse functions i.e. Planning, Design, Construction, O&M, Project Management of large EHV & UHV Transmission projects, Financing of Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Projects, etc. in various power CPSU’s, REC, PGCIL and NHPC. He was instrumental in induction of new technologies (765 kV AC/1200 kV & ± 800kV HVDC transmission, ROW optimization, uprating of transmission lines, conductors etc.) in Indian transmission grid. He was designated Project Manager for various prestigious international consultancy projects in Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh.
He has been working in our Company since March 16, 2010 at Senior Management positions including as the CEO of REC Transmission Projects Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of REC, as well as the nodal officer for the National Electricity Fund (NEF).