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Power Grid announces appointment of Independent Directors on its Board

The Board of Directors of Power Grid have approved the appointment of three Independent Directors Onkarappa KN, Chetan Bansilal Kankariya and Ram Naresh Tiwari on its Board
Power Grid announces the appointment of Independent Directors on its Board
Power Grid announces the appointment of Independent Directors on its Board

New Delhi: Onkarappa KN, Chetan Bansilal Kankariya and Ram Naresh Tiwari have been appointed as Independent Directors (Part-time Directors) on the Board of Power Grid. According to Power Grid Onkarappa KN and Shri Chetan Bansilal Kankariya have been appointed on the Board with effect from November 17, 2021, and Ram Naresh Tiwari has been appointed on the Board with effect from November 18, 2021, for a period of three years with effect from November 15, 2021, or until further orders in terms of Ministry of Power order dated November 15, 2021. This information has been shared by the Maharatna Power PSU in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Tuesday.

Brief profile of newly appointed Independent Directors

Onkarappa KN

Onkarappa KN is a Graduate in Arts from Kuvempu University, Shimoga, Karnataka. He is an Educationalist by profession having experience of more than 35 years in education & varied related fields. He is the Founder & President of Chetana Vidya Samaste, Davanagere. He has also been Director and Senator of various universities.

Chetan Bansilal Kankariya

Chetan Bansilal Kankariya is a Graduate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pune, Pravara Rural Engineering College, Loni, Maharashtra. He is in the joint family business of land development & building construction having work experience of 23 years in the related field. He has been closely associated with Municipal Corporation for river conservation through plastic pollution control. His area of interest includes management & organisation, financial management, CSR activities, etc.

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Ram Naresh Tiwari

Ram Naresh Tiwari has dual Master’s Degree in History from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi and Journalism from Barkatullah University, Bhopal. He is an agriculturist by profession. His area of interest includes research, development & implementation of technology adoption in the area of agriculture, mixed farming, business cooperative activities, social & agricultural welfare management etc.

As of November 23, there are a total of five functional directors, two Government Nominee Directors and one Independent Director on the board of Power Grid.

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