Ravindra Kumar Tyagi joins PowerGrid as Director-Operations

Ravindra Kumar Tyagi Director of Operations of PGCIL have over 32 years of work experience in Power Transmission systems.

Ravindra Kumar Tyagi joins PowerGrid as Director-Operations
Ravindra Kumar Tyagi joins PowerGrid as Director-Operations

New Delhi: Mr. Ravindra Kumar Tyagi has joined as Director (Operations) at Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) on 12th August 2022. He is having work experience of over 32 years in Power Transmission systems, out of which over 26 years are in Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of Substations and Transmission lines at various key positions in premier CPSUs in the power sectors such as POWERGRID and NTPC.

He has handled multi-disciplinary functions in various business segments of POWERGRID like Asset Management, Engineering, Business Development (domestic & abroad), Telecom, Load Despatch & Communication, NTAMC, Safety, DMS, etc. Prior to this, he was Executive Director (North Eastern Region) in POWERGRID and has handled functions of Project Execution, Asset Management, Finance, Commercial and various other regional functions. 

He is an Electrical Engineer from Punjab Engineering College (P.E.C.), Chandigarh, and has completed M.(Tech) in Energy Studies from IIT Delhi. Mr. Tyagi is a Fulbright Scholar from Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, US.

Mr. Tyagi is representing India in many International technical committees for preparing various Technical Standards. He is an Author of more than 50 technical papers which have been presented in National and International conferences. 

He is Chairperson of CIGRE National Study Committee C3 (Power System Environmental Performance), Indian representative in various International CIGRE study groups on PowerTransformers(A2) and Transmission & Distribution Equipment(A3). He is also a Member of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)TC122 (Standardization in the field of AC transmission for voltages exceeding 800kV) & IECTC123 (Standardization of asset management practices in Power networks), Member of MT36 -representing India for preparation of International Standard, IEC62271-100 on EHV Circuit Breakers, Chairperson of BIS Committee ETD53 on Standardization of the management of assets and member of ETD48 on UHVAC Transmission System.

He was recently conferred with the prestigious 1906 Award in Year 2022 for his exceptional contribution in the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)TC 122 towards the development of IEC 63042 - UHV AC transmission systems. He was also honored with CIGRE Paris Award as Distinguished member for development of Technical Standards in the field of Transmission Systems in the Year 2018.