SARI Energu

South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration

IRADe-SARI/EI Project Secretariat Profile

Mr V. K. Kharbanda

Mr V. K. Kharbanda

Project Director, IRADe

Mr. Kharbanda is Electrical Engineer and have done Advance Management Program and has rich experience of about 35 years working both in public and private power sector in India. Before joining Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe) the implementing partner of USAID for the South Asia Regional initiative for Energy integration Program, he has worked in reputed organizations such as National Hydro Electric Power Corporation, Power Grid Corporation of India, Power Finance Corporation (all are Govt. of India undertaking) and Lanco power Trading a private company in trading of electricity.  While working in NHPC, India, he was deputed to Montreal Canada and worked with SNC consultant for contracts and procurement of Chamera Hydro Power Project build with Canadian support.  He was the Nominee Director on the Board of Haryana Power Generation Corporation and Haryana Transmission Corporation. He has diverse experience in power sector such as designing of Hydro power Projects, domestic and international Contracts, Transmission line construction, Techno-economic appraisal of Thermal and Hydro Power Projects etc.