Er. Suneel Grover
Er. Suneel Grover
B.E.(Hons.), M.E.(WRD),  M.B.A 

Present Designation 

Managing Director,
Himachal Pradesh State Load Dispatch Center (HPSLDC),
Government of HP, Totu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Past Designation   

Chief Engineer (System Operation)
H.P. State Electricity Board Ltd., 
Vidyut Bhawan, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

1. B.E. from Thapar University (1981)
2. M.E. from I.I.T. Roorkee
3. M.B.A. from Indira Gandhi Open University
4. P.G. Diploma in Marketing Management 
5. P.G. Diploma in Personal Management & Labour Welfare

Work Experience

More than three decades in the profession and associated with Electricity Board since 1981 and currently working as Managing Director, HPSLDC on one of the senior position in management at head quarter level.

Academic-Technical Qualifications:

Graduated in Electrical Engineering with Honors from Thapar College of Engineering and Technology, did Master of Engineering with Honors from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Labour Welfare from H.P. University and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from IGNOU. Also undergone specialized courses in Computer Languages and Operating Systems viz. C++, ASP. NET, UNIX and ORACLE etc. equivalent to MS in Software Technology.

Job Profile:

Under present assignment as Chief Engineer (System Operation) responsible for Management, Control and Regulation of Power within the State of Himachal Pradesh and its bilateral exchanges with neighboring States and Transactions on Power Exchanges Platforms, matters related with PPAs, Interstate Billing, CERC Regulations etc. Also entrusted with Long Terms Planning of EHV, HV and LV Distributions Systems in Himachal Pradesh and to act as Nodal Officer in respect of schemes of electrical works viz. APDRP, RGGVY, DDUGJY, IPDS, RM & LE Schemes of Ministry of Power and MNES Govt. of India since 2013. Prior to this assignment worked and Chief Engineer (Planning and Monitoring) in the headquarters of HPSEBL and has been responsible for CAPEX Plan for MYT Control Period FY  2012-14 and result frame work documents (RFD) of HPSEBL for FY 2011-12 and also development of target monitoring and review system (TRM) for entire activities of HPSEBL i.e. Generation, EHV and HV-LV Distribution Systems etc. 

Trainings/Workshops and Round Table Conferences attended.
  • Two weeks Management Programme for NRPC  Executives from India at Madrid - Spain, Innsbruck & Vienna - Austria and Paris-France
  • Six Weeks Course on MIS-Computerisation of Management Functions at Penn State University, USA.
  • One week course on Total Quality Management conducted at BECHTEL H.Q. Gaithesbrough Maryland, USA.
  • Two Weeks Course on ADVANCE UNIX at Regional Computer Centre, Chandigarh, under Planning commission.
  • Four weeks Course on PROGRAMMING in C at Regional Computer Centre, Chandigarh under planning Commission.
  • Four weeks course on Windows 95, MS OFFICE & other office automation softwares. 
  • One year Professional Training on Water Resources Structures at University of Roorkee.
  • Two Weeks Course on Programme evaluation and review Technique/Critical Path method (PERT/CPM) organised by Small Industry Extension Training Institute Hyderabad.
  • Part Time One Year specialized Training on Computerised Controls at National Institute of Technology and Management New Delhi.
  • Six Weeks Intensive Training on electrical Maintenance of Hydro Generators at Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited Haridwar 

Papers Published 
  • Application of AON Network Technique to Monitor Progress of Transmission works in H.P. Published in Institute of Engineers Journal, India.
  • Some Guide Lines for Management of Distribution Transformers in H.P. Published in Institute of Engineers Journal, India.
  • Transformers Quality Manufacture's Responsibility presented at International Conference on Transformers.
  • EHV Multi Circuit, Multi-voltage Transmission Lines-A Compelling necessity for evacuation system of Hydro Electric Projects.  Presented at National Seminar on Hydro Power.
  • Presented paper titled “R&M of Hydro Electric Plant in Himalayas-An Immediate Need” at 20th IAHR symposium “Hydro, Technology & Environment for New Century, August 6-9, 2000 at Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
  •  Paper titled “Hydropower Development in Himalayas – Opportunities & Challenges with specific reference to Himachal Pradesh in India” published for “Hydro 2001” conference in Riva-del-Garda, Italy, in September, 2001.
  • Presented paper titled “Hydropower Development in Himalayas – A Road Map with specific reference to Himachal Pradesh in India” & attended the round the table meet in “Hydro Vision 2002” in USA.
Notable Contributions
  • Development of Computer Based Monitoring Model for Hydro Electric Projects with ONLINE Query and Reporting facility.
  • Development of MIS System for HPSEB.
  • Techniques for Effective Construction Monitoring of Transmission Lines Presented at National seminar on Techniques for rapid implementation of Hydro Electric Projects.
  • Establishment of State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC) and making its processes auto run on the inhouse developed Software named Shakti 1.0 and Website of HPSEB and ALDC namely and 
Development of Model for re-organization of HPSEBL.

Besides, attended to Round table conferences one in Orlando USA and another in Vienna Austria on the behalf of the State Govt. during 2011.

Also Mentored 60 Nos Student as a Project Guide for Technology Projects under various courses of AMIE & IGNOU.