Mr. Nihar Raj

Vice President (O&M) at Adani Transmission Ltd

Mr. Nihar Raj , is at present working as Head O&M -Adani Transmission Ltd and has more than 2 decades of experience in power systems. He is managing the O&M portfolio of India’s largest private transmission utility which has both AC and DC assets.

He is the CIGRE India Chairman for National study committee B3 on Substations and Electrical Installations.

Nihar has led many digital & technology initiatives, involved in various failure analysis and solution conceptualization, and have working experience of leading P&L across geographies. He has been closely working for digital transformation within team, new technology adaptation, framing asset management solutions for asset longevity and service continuity with high standards of safety. He has been core member for forming various National technical manuals on Earthing, Gas Insulated Switchgear and Substations.

He has been felicitated by Society of Power Engineers in 2019 with Power Engineering Service Award. CIGRE India and CBIP felicitated him for his contributions and support in the field of Earthing in Oct 2022..

He has published many technical papers at National and International level and is member of CIGRE India, Senior member IEEE, CBIP and Executive Member Society of Power Engineers (India).