CIN No.: U40109PB2010SGC033813

Charge taking ceremony of Er. B.S. Sran CMD, PSPCL

Charge taking ceremony of Er. B.S. Sran CMD, PSPCL

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited
Public Relations Office
Press Note, Patiala June 6,2018

Capt. Amarinder Singh Chief Minister Punjab  has taken a visionary and bold decision  by appointing  Er.  Baldev Singh Sran as CMD, PSPCL for a term of two years, this was stated by Sh. Gurpreet Singh Kangar Power and New and Renewable Energy Sources Minister Punjab  while addressing media here today.

Sh. Gurpreet Singh Kangar anticipated that Er. Sran will perform  a positive role for the policies and programmes  of Punjab Government for the betterment of people and also make practical efforts for providing  more better consumers services to the consumers .

Eariler Smt. Preneet  Kaur  Ex. Union Minister GOI while congratulating Er. Baldev Singh Sran, hoped that PSPCL will achieve new heights under the new CMD  Er. B.S. Sran.

Er. Baldev Singh  Sran said that he is indebted to the Chief Minister  Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh  and Sh. Gurpreet  Singh Kangar Power Minister   for assigning him the must  important responsibility  to head PSPCL. He appealed to the people of Punjab to save water.

Sh. Hardial Singh Kamboj MLA, Senior congress leader Sh. Harry Mann, Sh. R.P. Pandove Director Administration, Sh. O.P. Garg Director Commercial, Sh. Jatinder Goyal Director Finance, a large number of HODs of PSPCL , office bearers of various employee s unions and well wishers exchanged greetings on the occasion .

Er. Baldev Singh Sran  has assumed charge as Chairman and Managing Director of  Punjab State Power Corporation Limited here today, after the Punjab government appointed him for a term of two years.

Er. Baldev Singh Sran born on February 7, 1960 is a graduate from GNEC, Ludhiana in  B.Sc. Engineering (Electrical) with honors. He started his career as Trainee Engineer in BHEL in 1982.He joined PSPCL erstwhile PSEB as Trainee Engineer in 1983  and elevated  to the level of Chief Engineer. Know for his honesty and efficiency, Er. Sran  served PSPCL more than 34 years in various  important assignments. He has rich experience in involving all facets of power sector i.e. generation, transmission and distribution.

He has served  for more than 19 years in generation, 6 years in Transmission and 8 years in distribution in different capacities in erstwhile PSEB/PSPCL.

During his 18 years tenure in generation field  up to SE level,  he worked in construction as well as in Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of thermal plants and  was  a key instrument  in project planning and analysing the cost of generation viz. fuel cost, employee cost, auxiliary consumption, maintenance schedules, operational efficiency which are the main components concerning  tariff.

Working as Chief Engineer Fuel, he looked after fuel management for state owned thermal plants and Independent Power Producers on behalf of PSPCL.  As Chief Engineer (ARR and TR) he had handled all vital   issues related to Tariff and Regulatory matters on behalf of PSPCL and also coordinating for Tariff and Regulatory matters with PSERC, CERC, APTEL and PSTCL

While serving as  Chief Engineer/Hydel projects, he looked after operation and maintenance of existing Hydel projects of PSPCL, design, engineering, construction  &  commissioning  of  New  Hydel  projects at Mukerian Stage-II(2X9 MW) and 206 MW Shahpur Kandi (SKPP). In addition, he  also looked  after maintenance planning, contracting, renovation & modernization of various Hydel projects. The hydro power generation  of the Punjab has increased by 22 percent in 2017-18 during his stint as Chief engineer Hydel due to his efforts, resultantly saving of 325 rupees crores.

Er. Baldev Singh was honoured by the PSPCL for the recognition of the Lehra  Mohabat thermal plant at the national level in 2010.

Issued by Dy Secy.Public Relations
Press Note no. 8, dated June 6,2018

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