R K Verma Takes Charge as Technical Member in APTEL

Ravindra Kumar Verma has served in various capacities in Central Electricity Authority for more than 37 years and has rich and varied experience of power sector in generation, transmission, distribution and grid operation.

The Ministry of Power said that Ravindra Kumar Verma has assumed the charge as Technical Member in the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), Ministry of Power for a period of 3 years.

Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Justice Manjula Chellur, Chairperson, APTEL administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Ravindra Kumar Verma.

The Ministry said in a statement that, Ravindra Kumar Verma has served in various capacities in Central Electricity Authority for more than 37 years and has rich and varied experience of power sector in generation, transmission, distribution and grid operation.

Verma had superannuated as Chairperson, CEA and Ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India on June 30, 2018.

He did his graduation in Electrical Engineering in 1979 from Delhi College of Engineering. He began his career with BHEL and after being inducted into Central Power Engineering Services Group-A 1979 Batch, he joined CEA in January 1981.

He is also the Chairman of the Technical Committee of National Smart Grid Mission constituted for evaluation of Detailed Project Reports and finalisation of benchmark costs etc.

Verma has been instrumental in finalising the Functional requirements of Advanced Metering Infrastructure in India including the technical specifications of single phase and three phase whole current Smart Meters.

Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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