Shri I. S. Jha has been appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) with effect from 10.11.2015. He was the Director (Projects) and was also holding the additional charge as CMD of the company.
Mr. Jha is an electrical engineer from NIT, Jamshedpur and had been the Director (Projects) of the company since 2009. He was on Board of State Transmission utilities of Haryana & Madhya Pradesh, Governing Board Member of CPRI and Member of Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Forest Management.
He is also the member of several prestigious professional bodies including Institute of Engineers (India), Power Engineering Society of IEEE in USA and CIGRE, France.