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