Shri Abhay Choudhary (59 years) (DIN: 07388432) is an electrical engineering graduate from NIT Durgapur and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IMT Ghaziabad. Shri Choudhary is holding the position of Director (Projects) in Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (“POWERGRID”). Prior to taking up this assignment, he was Executive Director (Commercial & Regulatory Cell) along with charge of CMD Coordination Cell in POWERGRID. He has also served as Executive Director of the North-Eastern Region in POWERGRID from 2015 to 2017. During his career spanning around 35 years in Power Sector, he has worked in various capacities in EHV Sub Stations and Transmission lines, both as an Operation & Maintenance executive as well as a construction engineer. Before joining POWERGRID in 1991, he was in NTPC for about 6 years.
Shri Purshottam Agarwal (58 years) (DIN: 08812158) holds a bachelor of commerce degree from Ranchi University. He is a qualified chartered accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 29 years of experience in the fields of finance and accounts, including corporate accounts, budgeting, financial concurrence, fund raising from capital markets and enterprise resource planning systems. Shri Purshottam is currently functioning as Executive Director (Finance) in Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. Prior to taking up this assignment, Shri Purshottam was the Chief Executive Officer of POWERGRID Unchahar Transmission Limited, the Investment Manager to POWERGRID Infrastructure Investment Trust(PGInvIT) and has been instrumental in setting up PGInvIT, the first InvIT by a Government entity.
* Shri Onkarappa KN (DIN: 09403906) is a Graduate in Arts from Kuvempu University, Shimoga, Karnataka. He is an Educationalist by profession having experience of more than 35 years in education & varied related fields. He is the founder & President of Chetana Vidya Samaste, Davanagere. He has also been Director and Senator of various Universities.
* Shri Ram Naresh Tiwari (DIN: 09405377) has dual Master’s Degree in History from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi and Journalism from Barkatullah University, Bhopal. He is an agriculturist by profession. His area of interest includes research, development & implementation of technology adoption in the area of agriculture, mixed farming, business cooperative activities, social & agricultural welfare management etc.