Dr. Pramod Deo takes over as CERC Chairman

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New Delhi, June 9 : Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde on monday administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Dr. Pramod Deo, Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC).

Dr. Deo has till recently served as the Chairman of Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC).

Before joining MERC in 2002, he had acquired 30 years of experience in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of which more than 20 years of experience has been at both policy and project management levels in the energy sector.

An alumnus of IIT Delhi, Dr. Deo has worked in the Ministry of Power, Government of India, Department of Energy, Government of Maharashtra and international institutions like United Nations Environment Programme and Asian Institute of Technology.

He is the recipient of the World Wind Energy Award 2005 and was conferred with the CII National Award for Distinguished Personality-Energy Management for the year 2006.

He is also co-author of three books on energy planning, energy management and regulatory practice.

ANI

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