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Power Grid CVO Deepak Kashyap (IRTS) gets tenure extension

The government has given tenure extension to Power Grid's Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) Deepak Kashyap (IRTS) for a period of about six months

Power Grid CVO Deepak Kashyap (IRTS)
Power Grid CVO Deepak Kashyap (IRTS)

New Delhi: Power Grid’s Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) Deepak Kashyap (IRTS) has been given a tenure extension for a period of about six months. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the competent authority has approved the proposal for extension of deputation tenure for a period up-to January 31, 2022, i.e. the date of his superannuation, beyond July 13, 2021, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He has been serving as CVO of Power Grid since May 13, 2019.

Profile of Deepak Kashyap (IRTS)

Kashyap is an Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) officer of the 1986 batch. He assumed charge as CVO of Power Grid on May 13, 2019. He graduated in English Honours from Patna University and has held various key posts such as CVO, BSNL, DRM, South Eastern Railway, Chief Commercial Manager / General Northern Railways, Member/ Rail Land Development Authority, and Director, Central Vigilance Commission. He has varied experience in administrative, establishment, vigilance, operations, revenue, tendering and allied disciplines. He is also credited with conceptualizing and commissioning Indian Railways’ popular onboard magazine ‘Rail Bandhu.’

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Power Grid

Power Grid is a state-owned electric utility company headquartered in Gurugram. It is a Maharatna PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Power. The company transmits about 50 percent of the total power generated in India through the transmission network. Its former subsidiary company Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) handles power management for the national grid and all state transmission utilities.

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