Indian Member Committee

WEC-India

Website: http://wecindia.in/webportal/

WEC India aims to be the foremost energy think-tank of the country and the enregy sector. The organisation is truly representative of the Indian energy sector, and contributes to advancing the energy goals of India. Its mission is to facilitate review, research and advocacy of energy technology, policy and strategy; to provide a platform for dialogue within the Indian energy sector; and to collaborate with member committees worldwide to ensure long term sustainable supply and use of energy. WEC-IMC brings together high-level players in the energy sector together to forge a better understanding of energy issues with a view to identifying and implementing sustainable, effective solutions.

Chair: Pradeep Sinha

Chair

Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha is currently serving as India's Secretary of Power. He succeeded the now retired Shri P. Uma Shanker. Mr Sinha is a 1977 batch IAS officer of UP cadre. Previously, he was Secretary in the Ministry of Shipping. He also served as Special Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Mr Sinha has held various important positions in his cadre state in the departments of irrigation, urban development, finance and investment and planning, among others.

Secretary: Arup Roy Choudhury

Secretary

Shri Arup Roy Choudhury has been Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC Limited since September 2010, and has a career spanning over 32 years of outstanding contribution in the fields of engineering, management and leadership. He is the current Vice Chair of World Energy Council for the Asia Pacific and South Asia region. He became the youngest Chief Executive Officer of a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) at the age of 44 when he joined National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited in 2001 as Chairman & Managing Director. He is the Chairman of Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), the apex body of over 240 Central Public Sector Enterprises. He was awarded the Best Individual Leader of the Public Enterprise from Honourable Prime Minister of India in 2010. He also received the award for CSR and Responsiveness from Honourable President of India in 2010.