Commission

Sl.No

Name & Designation In Position since
1 S. Akshayakumar
Chairman
09-06-2014
2 G.Rajagopal
Member
09-01-2014
3

Dr.T.Prabhakara Rao
Member

20-02-2016
 

Officers

SlNo

Name & Designation In Position since
1

 

S.Chinnarajalu
Secretary 

 

20-11-2015

2

 

S.Balathandayuthapani
Director(Tariff)

 

22.05.2009

3 R.V Sundararaman
Director(Engineering)
21-12-2015
4 K.Veeramani
Director(Legal)
12.08.2016

                            Profile of former Chairpersons and Members

 

 

 

    

 

Profile of Thiru  G.Rajagopal

Date of Birth : 06-11-1956

Thiru G.Rajagopal holds Post Graduate Degree in Commerce with distinction and also the professional qualification of Fellowship in Cost and Management Accounts of India and also associate member of the Company Secretariatship.  Thiru G.Rajagopal received Dr.Radhakrishnan Memorail Award for outstanding studies in M.Com.,  Thiru G.Rajagopal has participated at various sports events,  including All India Public Sector Sports and Games meet.

 He started his career in Power Sector in the year 1983 in Neyveli Lignite Power Corporation Ltd., a Public Sector Power Generating Company.  He then joined Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in the year 1997 as a Deputy Financial Controller on direct recruitment.  He was promoted as Financial Controller in the year 2003 and in the year 2006 got elevated to the post of Chief Financial Controller.  Then he was appointed by the Government of Tamil Nadu as Director (Finance) in the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd., (TANGEDCO) in 2010.

 He served as Board of Director in the following Public Sector Undertakings:

*  TNEB Ltd.,
*  Tamil Nadu Power Finance Corporation (TNPFC)
*  Poompuhar Shipping Corporation
*  Mahatamil Colleiries Ltd.,
*  Udangudi Power Corporation (UPCL)

During his tenure as Director (Finance), he was instrumental in completing the Financial Restructuring Plan (FRP) as per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Power, Government of India.  TANGEDCO is the first utility which completed FRP in India.  He initiated the process of revaluation of TANGEDCO assets.  He served in number of committees and sub-committees to finalize Merchant Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, High Level Negotiation Committee, Wage Revision Committee etc., during his tenure in TANGEDCO.

 

 

Profile of  Dr.T.PRABHAKARA RAO, I.A.S (Retd.,)

Name Dr.T.PRABHAKARA RAO, I.A.S.,(Retd.,)
Date of birth 25-12-1955
Educational Qualification M.B.B.S, M.A.(Reading University, UK),Certificate Course in Good Governance (Harvard University, USA), Rasthra Bhasha Praveen by by Dakshin Bharath Hindi Prachar Sabha
Previous Employment Addl. Chief Secretary to Government Transport Dept., Secretariat, Chennai
Year of allotment to IAS 1982
Departments served   Sub Collector, Nagercoil
Additional Collector, Dindigul
District Collector, South Arcot
Additional Commissioner (Excise)
Registrar of Co-op.Societies
Commissioner of Commercial Taxes
Commission of Land Reforms
Commissioner of Urban Land Ceiling
Commissioner of Town & Country Planning
Commissioner of Transport
Chairman & Managing Director, Co-optex
Chairman & Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Cements
Chairman & Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Power Finance Corporation
Chairman & Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation
Chairman & Managing Director, TAHDCO
Principal Secretary, Labour & Employment Department
Addl. Chief Secretary to Government,Transport Department
 Awards Received Hon’ble Chief Minister’s Award for Small Savings
Governor’s Award for Flag Day collection
India Today Award 2014 for Best Transport (Chennai & Coimbatore)

 

 

 

Profile of Thiru  S.Chinnarajalu

Name

 S.Chinnarajalu

Date of birth

 12.05.1957

Educational Qualification

 B.Sc., B.L, M.L (Administrative Law and Labour Law)

Experience

Worked in Power Wing in PWD Secretariat from July 1986 to July 1993.
Worked in Energy Department from the inception of separate Energy Department in August 1993.
Deputed by the Government as Secretary, TANGEDCO with effect from 27.05.2013 to 31.05.2015.

Position Held

Under Secretary to Government, Energy Department.

Deputy Secretary to Government , Energy Department.

Joint Secretary to Government, Energy Department.

Additional Secretary to Government / Secretary, TANGEDCO.

 

 

 

Profile of Thiru S.Balathandayuthapani, Director(Tariff)

Name

S.BALATHANDAYUTHAPANI

Date of birth

05-01-1954

Educational Qualification

Academic : M.Com.

Professional Qualification

FICWAI

Experience

 Started the career in Oct.1973 in  the Staff cadre of  TNEB in its Accounts side and worked in the various Branches like Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Elevated as Assistant Accounts Officer in Dec.1993 and  worked as Assistant Accounts Officer, Accounts Officer, Deputy Financial Controller/ Works, Deputy Financial Controller/ Balance Sheet, Financial Controller / Accounts,  Financial Controller / Revenue until May 2004.

Practiced as Cost Accountant for a brief  stint of one year from July 2007 and worked as part time Faculty in the ICWAI/ Chennai, during the same period.

Joined TNERC in Aug.2007 as Deputy Director/ Tariff and elevated as Director/ Tariff in May 2009 and since then working as Director/ Tariff in TNERC.

 

 

Profile of Thiru R.V Sundararaman, Director(Engineering)

Name

R.V. Sundararaman

 Date of Birth

24.12.1956

Educational Qualification

B.E. (EEE Branch),  M.A. (Political Science)

Professional Qualification

F.I.E.

Experience

Graduated in the year 1979 from Annamalai University and joined Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in Dec 1979 as Assistant Engineer in Tuticorin Thermal Power Station (TTPS).

1.Assistant Engineer – TTPS - (1979-1991)
(Operation and Meter Relay Testing)
Works involved

I. Turbine Operator
ii. Checking of Turbine & Generator Protection and control circuits of unit
iii. Commissioning of Unit II/TTPS

1. Assistant Executive Engineer – TTPS - (1991-2005)
    (Technical Services, AEE/Shift & Meter Relay Test)

i. Unit IV commissioning
ii. Checking of Turbine & Generator Protection and control circuits of unit I, II & III.
iii. Start-up / shut down activities for Unit I, II, III.

2. Ennore Thermal Power Station (ETPS) at Chennai - (2005-2008):
    Executive Engineer (Technical Services) 

Instrumental in running of all the five units after R&M, overhaul and fault rectification works of   units I to V.  Achieved good PLF after a long time.

Received Chairman/TNEB appreciation letter for commissioning of unit after R&M works ahead of the programmed schedule.

4. Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) (2008-2012):
   
Superintending Engineer / Electrical
 
Incharge of TNEB utility shifting works for CMRL civil works.  Played a vital role for initiating the process of commissioning Three 230 kv GIS substations for CMRL power supply.  Involved in power supply Tender for CMRL.

Received Managing Director CMRL appreciation letter for 230 kV UG cable shifting works.

5. Chief Engineer / Transmission at TNEB Headquaters (Nov. 2012 – July 2014):

Initiated the process of establishing more number of substations and Transmission lines in Tamil Nadu.  TANTRANSCO capital investment was increased by three times for a financial year compared to the previous one by executing more schemes to reduce transmission constraints.

6.  Managing Director / TANTRANSCO at TNEB Headquaters(July 2014– Dec 2014):

Instrumental in commissioning of Tiruvalam 400 kV SS in ten months time, ahead of schedule to transfer Interstate power.  New 400 kV lines for windmill power evacuation were charged and more no. of substations were commissioned in Chennai and other areas of Tamil Nadu.  JICA and kfw (German) funds were arranged to strengthen the transmission infrastructure in Tamil Nadu.


     Joined TNERC as Director (Engineering) on 21.12.2015.

   

 

 

Profile of Thiru K.Veeramani, Director (Legal)

Name

 

Educational Qualification

 

Professional Qualification

 

Experience