The Electric Power Transmission Association (EPTA), a renowned association comprising prominent private electricity transmission developers, industry stakeholders, and electricity transmission experts, has announced the appointment of Mr. Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi as the Director General.
In his new role, Mr. Chaturvedi will assume the responsibility of spearheading EPTA’s initiatives aimed at fostering the growth of a resilient, dependable, and dynamic transmission sector.
Mr. I.S. Chaturvedi is a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer with a distinguished career of 35 years, having served in various high-ranking positions within the government. He has held the position of Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) and has made significant contributions as Additional Chief Secretary Forest & Environment, Government of Jharkhand. He has also worked with the erstwhile Planning Commission, Prime Minister’s Office, and International Monetary Fund, at Washington DC. Mr. Chaturvedi is an alumnus of IIT-Kanpur and Kennedy School, Harvard University, US.
Expressing his vision for the future, Mr. Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, Director General of the Electric Power Transmission Association (EPTA), emphasized the critical role of power transmission in India’s ambitious target of achieving 500GW of renewable energy by 2030. With his position as DG-EPTA, he eagerly anticipates shaping the transmission agenda, playing a pivotal role in realizing India’s energy transition plans in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Established in 2012, the Electric Power Transmission Association (EPTA) is a registered association comprising prominent private electricity transmission developers, industry stakeholders, and experts in electricity transmission. EPTA’s membership encompasses companies that operate and maintain diverse inter-state and intra-state transmission systems across the nation. The primary objective of EPTA is to safeguard the interests of transmission companies operating in India. It serves as a platform for these companies to address their concerns, engage in discussions, and collectively advance the goal of ensuring reliable transmission of electricity throughout the country.