Mr. Sanjay Banga leads the Transmission and Distribution (T&D) cluster at Tata Power and is responsible for the P & L account of eight board managed companies which include the four Odisha Discoms, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, TP Ajmer Distribution Limited, Tata Power Trading Company Limited and Powerlinks Transmission Limited. In addition to this, he is responsible for T & D of Mumbai operations. Before being elevated as President of Tata Power, he was Chief Executive Officer of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), a Public-Private Partnership (JV) of Tata Power and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. T & D cluster in Tata Power has revenue of Rs. 25,000 crore with PAT of Rs. 1,150 crore. Total employees' strength in various T & D companies under Tata Power is more than 15,000.
Mr. Banga, with more than three decades of experience in power generation, transmission and distribution business, brings with him expertise in the power sector, covering areas of Business Development, Operations and Maintenance, Project Management, Technology and Utility Business process re-engineering and Regulatory Advocacy. The learning he gathered through associations with leading public and private sector electrical utilities in India and abroad equips him very well to tackle the enormous challenges of the electricity transmission and distribution business.
Mr. Banga started his career with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) as an Engineer Trainee and was involved in the Operation & Commissioning of Super Thermal Power Projects (1989 to 1995). Before joining Tata Power (DDL), he worked with Reliance Energy (earlier known as BSES Limited) from 1996 to 2003. He was associated with the entire spectrum of generation activities, covering complete aspects of Operations, Maintenance, and EPC of generation projects.
Mr. Banga is an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra, and has done his MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi. He has completed the Senior Executive Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. He is a director in all T & D cluster companies, and in addition to that, he is a nominated director on the board of Tata Projects Limited. Mr. Banga is an avid reader and a regular writer in leading newspapers. He enjoys playing sports like Tennis and Cricket.