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Governance at TPSDI

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TPSDI Governance System

In order to establish TPSDI as a legacy organization of Tata Power, a strong multi-level system of Governance in TPSDI covering various aspects of its functioning has been established. This system will provide enhanced transparency and accountability and will enrich TPSDI with cross functional leadership. The following Institutional sets have been put in place:

  • Governing Council (GC): A Biannual Top Management Forum constituting select leadership from Tata Power and distinguished personalities from Industry to provide strategic direction, give perspective for institutional excellence, growth, review and monitoring the progress and set agenda from time to time.
  • Executive Committee (ExCom): A Quarterly Institutional Mechanism of select cross functional leadership of Tata Power with an agenda to provide inputs to TPSDI for strategy, business growth, annual business planning, sources of revenue enhancement, aligning internal technical training requirements with TPSDI and building corresponding capabilities, leveraging internal resources with TPSDI.
  • Institution Management Committee (IMC): A Quarterly Forum at each Training Center and Spoke with Chief of the Plant / Business Entity as Chair Person along with Heads of O&M, HR and other leaders. IMC to support the local TPSDI in smooth functioning with resource support, inputs for training requirement, forging partnership with local businesses and enhance its reach to local community.
  • Academic Council (AC): A Quarterly Forum for enhancing TPSDI course curriculum. The composition of council consists of technical experts from Tata Power, Industry and leading Technical Educational Institutes including retired experts. AC will comment on TPSDI competency frame work, curriculum, academic standards, pedagogy, and assessment & certification system and provide guidance for achieving academic excellence including fostering beneficial partnership with such other entities in India and abroad.
Members of TPSDI Academic Council


Arka Chakravarty Group Head - Engineering & Quality

Organisation : CGPL, Mundra

Education Profile : B. Sc.(Engg.), BIT Mesra, Ranchi. Chartered Engineer

Experience : More than 30 year of experience in varied roles in Power Plant electrical  such as project management, engineering, commissioning, construction, O&M, quality etc.

Ananjan Mukherji Head - Electrical Project Engineering

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : BE (Elec) Calcutta University (Bengal Engg College, Shibpur) ; M Tech (Elec) IIT, Madras (Chennai)

Experience : 29 year experience in varied roles in Commissioning, Maintenance and condition monitoring of electrical systems &  electrical equipment and protection of thermal, hydro and diesel power plant and large receiving station. Energy Metering Management etc.

Mukund Kumar Lead - Electrical Testing

Organisation : Maithon Power Limited

Education Profile : BE (Electrical) National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur.

Experience : 13 year of experience in varied roles of Electrical testing in Distribution, Transmission and Generation.

Dhanappa Mendgudle Head - Khopoli & Bhivpuri Hydro Power Station

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : ME (Electrical), Govt. COE Pune, Pune University, BE (Electrical), Govt. COE Karad, Shivaji University Executive MBA, SP Jain Institute of Management & Research DFM, Welingkar Institute of Management & Research

Experience : 21 Year experience in Hydro Power Plant in various roles such as Operations and Maintenance, Installations and commissioning, Renovation projects, Generator Rewinding and Rehabilitation, Improvement projects, Commissioning of Hydro Power Plant. Remote Operation of Hydro Power Plant.

Rajan Sheth Chief - Transmission

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : BE (Elect), VJTI, Mumbai

Experience : 33 year experience in varied roles in Cable systems, Project Engineering, execution of Transmission Projects etc

Mariam Koshy Group Head - Elect, Core Technology

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : BSc (Engg) - Electrical, Govt Engg College, University of Cochin

Experience : 18 years at Testing department: Commissioning, Routine testing and Factory inspections of all electrical equipment in the power system, Tariff metering systems and carrying out fault studies and relay co-ordination. 6 years at Engineering department: conceptualising new projects, floating RFQ and placement of orders for electrical equipment and systems.

At ER projects: Implementation of EPM processes for the project cycle from start to completion in the projects under construction in ER projects.

Presently working at Core Technology and Diagnostics section

Dilip Khandekar Retired as Head, Transformer Business

Organisation : Siemens Ltd

Education Profile : B.E. (Hons.) Electrical Engineering - BITS, Pilani

Experience : Total work experience: 41 years

Initially worked for 5 years with Atomic Energy in their BARC, Trombay, Mumbai establishment.

Balance period I worked with SIEMENS LTD, India in various functions.

Dr. S V Kulkarni Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

Organisation : Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Education Profile : BE Electrical (VJTI), M.Tech Electrical (Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay), Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay)

Experience : At IIT, since 2001.

Previously, he worked at Crompton Greaves Limited (1990-2001) and specialized in the design and development of transformers up to 400 kV class.

Anjum Mujawar Head of Department, Electronics-Telecommunication

Organisation : Vidyalankar Polytechnic, Wadala

Education Profile : T.S.S.C. Certified Trainer for Telecommunication networks, M.E. Digital Electronics, University of Badnera, B.E. Electronics& telecommunication, S.R.T.M.U.

Experience : Total work experience: 17 years.

Initially worked for 3 years at B.G.I.T.Mumbai Central

Balance period worked at Vidyalankar Polytechnic, as HOD since last 14 years

Claudy Aranha Consultant

Organisation : Tata Power Skill Development Institute

Education Profile : BE (Electrical) University of Mysore

Experience : 40  year experience in Tata Power in varied roles in Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Training as Project Management, Asset Management, Performance Improvements through reengineering, Training and Development.


Prakash Sharma Head - Mechanical Maintenance, Trombay

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : MTech ( IIT Delhi)

Experience : 21 year experience in varied roles in Thermal Power Plant such as Project Management, Asset Management, Tata Power Plant Performance Improvements through Sankalp.

Vijay Singh Head - Technical Services, CGPL MUNDRA

Organisation : CGPL

Education Profile : B.Tech (Mech) : G B Pant University, Uttarakhand. M Tech : IIT Delhi in environmental science & energy studies

Experience : 28 years of  experience in varied roles in Thermal Power Plant such as Operation, Commissioning and onsite training for power professional Efficiency & performance monitoring. Due Diligence of Thermal Power Plants.

M Vishal Ingle Lead Engineer Mechanical Maintenance

Organisation : Maithon Power Limited

Education Profile : BE (Mech) Nagpur University, MBA in Project Management, SMU

Experience : 13 year experience in varied roles in Thermal Power Plant such as Project Management, Erection, commissioning, Maintenance & overhauling of Turbine & auxillaried, Boiler, Balance of plant, CHP & AHP.

A N Ramesh Program Lead - Reliability Centered Maintenance

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : BE (Mech) Manipal University

Experience : 30 year experience in varied roles in Thermal Power Plant such as Project Management, Asset Management, Tata Power Plant Performance Improvements through Sankalp  and Due Diligence of Thermal Power Plants etc.

A G Patil Head - Hydros (Mumbai Operations)

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : M Tech ( Mech), IIT Madras

Experience : 22 years experience in Hydro stations operations and maintenance. Participated in renovation and modernization of 25 MW x 6 Pelton Machines and commissioning of 150 MW Pumped Storage Plant. Worked as Head - Bhira Plant for 7 years.

Sanjay Bhargava Group Head - Asset Management (Mechanical), CTDS Noida

Organisation : Tata Power

Education Profile : M.E. (Machine Design), B.E. (Mech. Engg.) R.D. University, Jabalpur (M.P.), Accredited Energy Auditor (B.E.E.) Boiler Operation Proficiency Certificate holder

Experience : 25 year experience in varied roles in Thermal Power Plants such as Operation and Mech. Maintenance, Asset Management, Contributed in Maithon Plant Performance Improvements through LAZER, SPS projects. (completing 5 Yrs. in Tata Power).

Rajiv Ohol Retired as Advisor, Installation Engineering, L&T Sapura Offshore

Organisation : L&T

Education Profile : B.Tech (Metallurgical Engineering) IIT‐Bombay, M.Tech (Metallurgical Engineering) IIT‐Bombay.

Experience : Total work experience: 38 years. With L&T 36 years.

Joined L&T as a post-graduate trainee in R&D.
Worked as Head, HRSG Engineering for 10 years.
Worked as JGM and Head, Installation Engg & HSE

Dr Vikas M. Phalle Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

Organisation : Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Matunga

Education Profile : Ph.D. Mechanical, I.I.T. Roorkee, M.E. Mech. Engg., VJTI Mumbai University, Mumbai, B.E. Mech. Engg., Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Experience : Total work experience: 22 years.

Initially worked for 6 years at BVCOE, Navi Mumbai.
Balance period worked at VJTI, as HOD for 3 years.
Now, is also Training and Placement Officer & QIP Coordinator since 4 years.

Dr. Rupendra Sharad Nehete Head of Department, Mechanical engineering

Organisation : SIES Graduate school of technology, Nerul

Education Profile : Ph.D. in Production Engineering, V.J.T.I. Mumbai University.
M.E. Process Metallurgy, Govt. College of engineering Pune, Pune University.
B.E. Production Engineering, B.V.I.T. College of engineering Pune, Pune University

Experience : Total work experience: 22 years.

Initially worked for 4 years in Industry, exited as production engineer in ISPAT Profiles LTD., Pune.
Balance period worked with Agnel Polytechnic, as as HOD since last 12 years

N Nanadakumar Nayak Head - Training (Engineers & RE)

Organisation : TPSDI

Education Profile : B Tech ( Mech), KREC Surathkal (Karnataka) Post Graduate Diploma in Electricity Regulations

Experience : 27 years experience in Tata Power - Operation & Maintenance of Hydro stations; Maintenance of Thermal Power Plant; Commercial Department; Thermal Plant Performance; Capex Management for Generation, Transmission & Distribution; Planning Department Trombay; Erection of Hydro Power Plant at Georgia

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