Mr. Arun P. Singh, Chairman

Mr. Arun P. Singh joined as Chairman, CGRF on 06.12.2018.

Shri Singh graduated in Electrical Engineering from A.M.U., Aligarh in first division with Honours and second position in the University in the year 1979.

He has a holistic all-round experience in all the three sectors of electricity business, viz. Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Apart from technical knowledge and such comprehensive experience, he has also served as Director (Finance) of UPPTCL for more than six months. He has also held charge of Director (Commercial) of UPPTCL and ensured functioning in a healthy regulatory environment and submission of MYT and business plan before the Hon’ble State Regulatory Commission. He was a member of the team for U.S. study tour on solar roof top deployment under PACE-D Technical Assistance Program.

He has served in various capacities in UP State Electricity Board/UP Power Corporation Ltd., UP Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. For 38 years and has been MD, MVVNL, Lucknow, Director (Works & Projects), UP Power Transmission Corporation and Director (Projects and Commercial), UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam. He had been associated with the setting of customer care centre for PVVNL in Noida and customer care centre, MVVNL, Lucknow. During his tenure as Director (W&P), UPPTCL stood first (amongst all States’ STUs) in terms of capacity addition and also U.P. recorded highest ever capacity addition during this period. He also encouraged adoption of GIS technology, HTLS conductor, Monopoles and narrow base towers etc. as a measure for enhanced power flow and space constraints in construction of transmission projects. He introduced e-tendering for efficient and transparent delivery of services in public domain.

During his postings in Distribution Wing, he was able to achieve higher through rates and reduction in line losses and AT&C losses in addition to significant improvement in availability and quality of power supply. He has been abreast with the ever evolving regulatory framework with active involvement with the regulatory, technical, commercial and financial issues of electricity Transmission and Distribution business.