Ms. Veena Sinha
Ms. Veena Sinha, IRSEE’95 is working as CEO in REMC Ltd, since 19/10/2023.She advises on regulatory issues and power procurement Planning, Management & Energy Economics and is also looking at diversification of company business in sectors other than Indian Railways and power procurement.
She graduated from M.I.T. Muzaffarpur and post graduated from IIT Kanpur in electrical engineering in 1994 &1996 respectively. Besides she hold MBA degree and is certified Energy Auditor.
She has nearly 20 years of experience at Middle Management level and 3 years at Senior Management level in Power Distribution System, HVAC, Rolling stock maintenance & operation, Renewable Energy, Information and Public Awareness during her posting in Northern Railway, Railway electrification Allahabad and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
She has served as Director in Ministry of New & Renewable Resources for 7 years (2012-2019) and has looked after the work of off grid and on grid Solar thermal & PV, Rooftop PV, conceptualisation & procurement process of Renewable Energy Management Centre under bilateral programme with Govt. of Germany, Green Energy Corridor, contributed in drafting of RE Laws/Acts and I&PA and international cooperation, Funding of renewable energy Projects under bilateral and multilateral arrangements.
She was felicitated with Hon’ble Minister of Railways Award in 2009 for her contribution for material planning and design for “World highest OHE System” on trial basis in Jakhpura-Daitari section of ECOR Railways. For brief period she also looked after role of Energy Manager, Northern Railways. Presently she is also serving as Executive Member, Indian Building Congress for the year 2023-24.
She has attended training programme at IP3 Washington and LSE London, represented India/Ministry at various bilateral/Multilateral platform in India and abroad. She was also part of team in organizing & Media Coverage for “International Solar Alliance” launch and publication of coffee table book for COP-21 event besides REINVEST/IORA events.
She also has authored papers/presentations on reactive power management for coaches, use of solar thermal system for industrial and commercial section, use of copper in Indian Railways, Energy Efficiency measures in building, case study of IR. Renewable Energy options of cold chain in India ,Net Carbon Zero and related topics.