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Tanmay Kumar (IAS) appointed as Govt Nominee Director of PFC

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  • Tanmay Kumar (IAS) has been appointed as Government Nominee Director on the board of Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Limited w.e.f. Nov 4

  • Currently working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Power, Kumar is also a Government Nominee Director on the board of SJVN Limited, NHPC Limited and Power Grid 

New Delhi: Ministry of Power's Joint Secretary Tanmay Kumar (IAS) has been appointed as Government Nominee Director on the board of Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Limited with effect from November 4. He has been appointed to the PFC board in place of Mritunjay Kumar Narayan. This information has been shared by the PFC during the regulatory to the stock exchange on Wednesday. As Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Power, he is looking after the transmission sector, POWERGRID, POSOCO (Power System Operation Corporation Limited) and Grid Integration of renewable energy amongst other assignments. Kumar is a 1993 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre. Currently, he is also a Government Nominee Director on the board of SJVN Limited, NHPC Limited and Power Grid.

Tanmay Kumar's profile

Tanmay Kumar (IAS) is an IITian. He has done engineering (B Tech in Civil Engineering) from llT-Delhi. He has also done masters of engineering (M. Tech in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering) from llT-Delhi. He has served in various capacities in the state government of Rajasthan for about 27 years. He was Collector and District-Magistrate of Bharatpur, Alwar and Kota continuously for more than 6 years. He then served in the Chief Minister’s Office for three years in the first instance as Deputy Secretary, Special Secretary and then as Secretary to the Chief Minister. Later, Kumar served as Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister for five years (2013-2018) in the second instance.

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During his tenure, Tanmay Kumar has won a number of awards for spearheading several reforms in the field of public administration and effective policy implementation. Tanmay Kumar has also served as Chairman of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL) for five years. He has a rich and varied experience of the power sector, having worked with the Chief Minister, Rajasthan who was also the Energy Minister.

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