Mr. Praveer Sinha is the Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, a joint venture of Tata Power and Govt. of Delhi. He has nearly 28 years of experience in developing and setting up of green field projects. In his previous assignment at Tata Power Company Ltd., Mr. Praveer Sinha was the Executive Vice President & Project Director and was looking after developing and implementing many Power Generation Projects in India and abroad. He was spearheading Tata Power's growth plans by developing new Greenfield and Brownfield Power plants coming up in various parts of India like Jharkhand, Orissa apart from Hydro Projects in Nepal, Bhutan and India. At Tata Power, he has commissioned four plants totaling 1400 MW. He was also involved in the project development and implementation of nearly 8000 MW Greenfield Power Projects.
He has expertise in handling issues relating to land acquisition, rehabilitation facilities, CSR initiatives resulting into inclusive growth of all projects affected people apart from project execution, project engineering and contract finalization and project execution activities. He has also been involved in achieving financial closure for his projects including many SPV Projects. His in-depth knowledge in project execution, project financing, project clearances and approvals including tie up of coal, etc. has helped Tata Power to chart out ambitious growth plans.
Under the leadership of Mr. Praveer Sinha, TPDDL has taken various unique initiatives and attained milestones in the area of improving profitability, employee engagement & welfare, sustainability, customer service and process efficiency. TPDDL is creating its footprints both nationally and internationally by harnessing its decade of rich experience. TPDDL has ventured into project management consultancy assignments in new and promising markets. It has bagged consultancy projects in Nigeria along with Vigeo. In addition to this, two
consultancy assignments under R-APDRP and NEP Schemes have been received in the states of UP and Haryana. The company is also eying for consultancy assignments in countries like Kurdistan (Erbil), Turkey, Iraq in areas of Distribution Reforms, IT, SCADA, GIS etc.
Mr. Sinha is also a strong votary of renewable energy in meeting with the nation's rising energy demand. He is actively involved in interfacing with Govt. of India and Ministries on Policies, issues, Regulations etc. for the sectorial sustenance.
Mr. Sinha is on the Board of three Joint Venture Companies of The Tata Power Co Ltd namely:-
- Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. (JV of Tata Power and Government of Delhi)
- TP Power Distribution Ltd. ( A Distribution Franchisee Agreement (DFA) with Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) for the Distribution Franchise of Jamshedpur circle)
- North Delhi Power Ltd. – Infra
Innovation comes foremost in Mr. Sinha's work strategy. Under his leadership, TPDDL has won the prestigious TATA Innovista -2012 Award for its innovation 'Last Mile AT&C Loss Reduction by CS Intervention'. The innovation was focused on providing affordable legitimate electricity connections to slum dwellers and curbing their 'need' for theft by enhancing their 'capacity to pay' by increasing their income through various company sponsored CS interventions.
Under his leadership, in the year 2012, TPDDL has won Asian Power Award, Enertia Award, Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards, IPPAI Award, etc. These awards recognize Mr. Sinha's efforts in strongly linking the company's corporate vision to our business goals.
Mr. Sinha is a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) along with Master of Business Law from National Law School, Bangalore. He is a Co-chairman CII Regional Committee on Power Reforms & Renewable Energy and Member of CII Northern Regional Council.