A Venu Prasad, Principal Secretary Power has assumed the charge of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) as Baldev Singh Sran, after a two-year eventful stint, retired from the position.
Sran was known for taking decisions on merit, ignoring political considerations. His efforts resulted in the reduction of transmission and distribution losses of the discom. Also, he worked to use private thermal plants for banking of power in winters which was drawn in summers.
The new CMD, PSPCL, A Venu Prasad had served in this post for more than a year before Sran was selected. Prasad said, “I have assumed charge and ensuring proper supply during paddy sowing is my first priority.” He is also Principal Secretary for Water Resource and Mining, and Financial Commissioner, Excise and Taxation.