New Delhi, 21 December 2023: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for appointment of Shri R K Tyagi, Director (Operations), Power Grid
Corporation of India Limited to the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), POWERGRID with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post on or after 01.01.2024 till 31.03.2026.
Shri R. K. Tyagi is presently serving as Director (Operations) PGCIL. He is an Electrical Engineer from Punjab Engineering College (P.E.C.), Chandigarh and has completed M.(Tech) in Energy Studies from IIT Delhi. Shri Tyagi is a Fulbright Scholar from Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, USA. He is having a work experience of over 33 years in Power Sector at various key positions in premier CPSUs in power sector such as POWERGRID and NTPC.
He has handled multi-disciplinary functions in various business segments like Asset Management, Project Execution & Monitoring, Engineering, Business Development, Telecom, Load Despatch & Communication, NTAMC, Finance, Commercial, HR Resource Management, Safety, DMS etc. Shri R. K. Tyagi is representing India at various International technical committees for preparing Technical Standards.
He is Author of over 50 technical papers which have been presented in National and International conferences. He has also published Handbooks on High Voltage Circuit Breakers and Bamboo Nailing & Sand Piling Technique in Power Transmission. He was appointed as Director (Operations) on our Board in August, 2022.