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Shri Vishal Kapoor

Shri Vishal Kapoor (DIN 08700132)
Government Nominee Director   


Shri Vishal Kapoor is the Nominee Director of the Government of India on the Board of REC Limited since September 7, 2021. Shri Vishal Kapoor presently is Joint Secretary (Distribution) in the Ministry of Power, Government of India. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a practicing Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK. He also holds a post graduate degree in Public Administration from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and has also attended the Advanced Management program in Public Policy from Indian School of Business.

In his previous assignments, he has a wide and diverse experience on Indian Railways, especially in the field of Railway Traction, as well as in Freight cars, in both operations & maintenance and Design. In his assignments at the Ministry of Power, he has served in Distribution Division of the Ministry of Power and has coordinated the work of Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS), National Electricity Fund, Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) and also the Atmanirbhar Bharat interventions of the Liquidity Infusion Scheme (LIS) & Privatization of Distribution function in Union Territories. He is currently looking after the Distribution Sector, Official Languages, Social Media in the Ministry of Power. He has been instrumental in formulating the Revamped Distribution Scheme, which is a Reforms Based Results linked scheme for operational and financial turnaround of Distribution utilities. Bringing with him a vast field experience and managing big manpower deployments, he is leveraging his professional cum policy background to contribute to the policy responses of the Government of India in order to bring improvements in the Electricity Distribution Sector.

As on the date of appointment, Shri Vishal Kapoor was holding ‘Nil’ Equity Shares in the Company. Further, he has no inter-se relation with any other Director of the Company

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