Tata Power Odisha JV TPSODL appoints Amit Garg as new CEO
TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL), a joint venture (JV) between Tata Power and the Odisha government, has announced the appointment of Amit Garg as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from June 1, 2023.
During a recent meeting held on March 25, 2023, the Board of Directors of TPSODL unanimously passed a resolution appointing Amit Garg as the CEO. With an extensive background in the power industry, Amit Garg brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record to his new role.
Before assuming the position of CEO, Amit Garg served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at TPSODL since August 2022. Prior to that, he held the esteemed position of CEO at Tata Power Trading Company Limited (TPTCL).
Amit Garg’s career in the power sector spans over three decades, including notable contributions during his tenure at Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. He holds a graduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Jabalpur Engineering College in Madhya Pradesh.
Amit Garg — TPSODL Incoming CEO said: “I thank the board of TPSODL for bestowing their faith in me to lead the next phase of growth for TPSODL. I look forward to continue the mission of empowering lives of all consumers including the rural and tribal areas of Southern Odisha through reliable and efficient power distribution services.”
The board also extended their appreciation for the outgoing CEO, Arvind Singh, who played an integral role in the success of TPSODL since its establishment in January 2021.
Sanjay Banga — Tata Power President, Transmission & Distribution (T&D) said: “We would like to extend our appreciation to Mr. Arvind Singh for his exceptional leadership as the CEO of TPSODL.
“Under Mr Singh’s leadership, TPSODL was able to achieve remarkable feats in rural electrification, network augmentation, double digit reduction in AT&C losses and was rated amongst top national utilities in the 11th Annual Integrated Ratings of Power Distribution Utilities released by the Ministry of Power through the Power Finance Corporation.”
TPSODL serves a population of 94.38 lakh consumers, with a customer base of 23.69 lakh, covering a vast distribution area spanning 48,751 square kilometers.