Directorial Information

Directorial Information

Board of Directors

Mr. Rajiv Rattan, Chairman/Executive Director

Rajiv Rattan is the Chairman of RattanIndia Power Limited. An alumnus of IIT Delhi, Rajiv started his professional career with Schlumberger, one of the largest oilfield services company in the world. A first generation entrepreneur, he co-founded Indiabulls Group in 2000 as India’s first online stock trading brokerage which went on to become a large business conglomerate with businesses in Consumer Finance (2nd largest mortgage lender in India), Securities (largest stock brokerage in India), Real Estate and Power Generation with a combined networth of more than $ 5 billion. The businesses were restructured and Power and Infrastructure business was rechristened RattanIndia Group under the Chairmanship of Sh. Rajiv Rattan. RattanIndia Group currently has businesses in Power Generation with installed capacity of 2,700 MW at its two thermal power projects in Amravati and Nashik in Maharashtra.

Mr. Brijesh Gupta, Managing Director

Mr. Brijesh Gupta is an alumnus of Visvesarya Regional College of Engineering and has over three decades of experience in industrial sector having worked in top organizations in Renewable, Steel, Mining and Commodities sector in India and abroad. In his earlier stints Mr. Gupta has held leadership positions in Adani Enterprises, Essar Group, Welspun and Atha Group. Mr. Gupta has global experience having worked across geographies in USA, Middle East, Iran and the Indian-Subcontinent.

Mr. Sanjiv Chhikara, Independent Director

Mr. Sanjiv Chhikara started his carrier with the Customs Department at Mumbai where he put in 20 years and was handling several facets of works of the customs department such as clearance of import and export cargo, adjudication of cases, project imports, Duty Exemption Scheme, Export Oriented units, Investigations and intelligence CESAT and settlement commission etc. In the year 2011 he took a voluntary retirement and is currently involved with high tech farming project with use of poly house technology near Delhi.

Mr. Asim Kumar De, Whole-time Director

Mr Asim Kumar De is B. Tech. (Instrumentation) from Calcutta University and has four decades of experience in the field of Project construction, commissioning, operation & maintenance, planning of power plant, particularly in subcritical and supercritical power plants of 300MW, 500MW, 660MW and 825MW unit capacities, both standalone as well as integrated plant with coal mine of daily one lakh MT production capacity.

Mr Asim Kumar De has spent 28 years with NTPC, 8 years with private sector in companies like Reliance Power and Tata Power. He has proven expertise in heading Power Plant operations and management of integrated Power plant and Coal mine on industry-best parameters and has been in leadership roles as Station Head, CEO and Director/ Member on the Board.

Mr. Asim De is regarded as expert in numerous process improvements and cost savings initiatives across the entire domain of Power plant and mine operations and for streamlining processes / procedures to facilitate and enhance plant productivity.

Mrs. Pritika Poonia, Independent Director

Mrs. Pritika Poonia aged 39 years is serving as director of Steadfast Metal Products Private Limited and designated partner at Handover Greenbox LLP. Mrs. Pritika Poonia studied Electronics and Communication Engineering at Punjab university. In addition to that, she has completed her PGDM ebiz from Welingkar Institute of Management and Research. She has an extensive experience in engineering and management sector.

She held the position as founding member of Mitra, a voluntary humanitarian organization (PEC, Chandigarh). She also held the position as member of Red Cross and Junior Coordinator (North India), Indian Microelectronics Society.

Mr. Sharad Behal, Independent Director

Mr. Sharad Behal started his career journey as a Field Engineer with Schlumberger in the Year 1994 where he has had a fairly long stint spanning over several years, in diverse areas holding several high level key management positions including that of the Vice President Wire line Segment for Middle East & Asia and Vice President for Schlumberger Oil field Services for East Asia. Since 2011 he has been Global HR Manager for Completion Segment at Schlumberger.

Mr. Jeevagan Narayana Swami Nadar, Independent Director

Mr. Narayanasany Jeevagan joined Canara Bank in September 1970 as a probationary officer and superannuated from there as a General Manager. During his 40 years of service in the Bank, he held various positions, including as in-charge of bank’s different regions/ Circle offices, where due to his motivational skills he ensured achievement of business targets by the branches, with active participation of all staff members. Being well versed in credit and risk Management, he headed bank’s Corporate Services Branch at Chennai, handling high value accounts. He was also posted as Managing Director of Canara Bank Venture Capital Ltd. He was deputed to United Bank of India for three

Committees and its Members

Audit Committee

  1. Mr. Jeevagan Narayana Swami Nadar (Chairperson)
  2. Mr. Rajiv Rattan
  3. Mr. Sanjiv Chhikara
  4. Mrs. Pritika Poonia

Nomination and Remuneration Committee

  1. Mr. Jeevagan Narayana Swami Nadar (Chairperson)
  2. Mr. Sanjiv Chhikara
  3. Mrs. Namita

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee

  1. Mr. Sanjiv Chhikara(Chairperson)
  2. Mrs. Namita
  3. Mr. Asim Kumar De

Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee

  1. Mr. Jeevagan Narayana Swami Nadar (Chairperson)
  2. Mr. Sanjiv Chhikara
  3. Mr. Rajiv Rattan

Risk Management Committee

  1. Mr. Rajiv Rattan (Chairperson)
  2. Mr. Brijesh Gupta
  3. Mrs. Pritika Poonia
  4. Mr. Ankur Mitra