By Francis Khongwar
Shillong(Meghalaya),Jan 05 : Brieflee Lyngkhoi has taken over as Member Secretary, North Eastern Regional Power Committee (NERPC) w.e.f Jan 1 .
NERPC is an apex body under Ministry of Power, Government of India for Power Sector in the North Eastern Region.
All the utilities viz. CPSUs, State utilities, Transmission Utilities, Power Traders, Captive Power Plants and Independent Power Producers comes under the umbrella of NERPC with its Secretariat located at Lapalang here .
Over the years NERPC has been involved in the co-ordinated operation and development of NER power sector.
Under the convenorship of Member Secretary, NERPC various Sub-Committee meetings are held periodically to resolve issues, plan future projects and monitor development projects at various stages of implementation.
Lyngkhoi is from Indian Engineering Service (IES-96 Batch) and joined the CPES Cadre under Ministry of Power and Central Electricity Authority.
He has undergone specialization at various training centres in India, USA, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Scandinavian Countries and Australia to mention a few .
He has wide experience in various fields under power sector and is the first person from the region to hold this coveted position .