Anand Kumar

Distinguished Fellow 



Mr. Anand Kumar is currently Professor of Practice at IIT Gandhinagar. Previously he was the Chairperson for the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission. Before joining Gujarat State, he has served the State of Meghalaya as Chairperson-ERC and State of Uttarakhand as Electricity Regulator. He holds a post-graduate degree in Finance Management and Graduate degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Roorkee. He has also done Advanced Software Programming Course from Hitachi, Japan and training in Economics Regulation from National Regulatory Research Institute, at Ohio University USA. He has more than 36 years of experience in the Power Sector of which 18 years of experience has been at Regulations, Reforms and Restructuring in the Power sector. Out of some key assignments, was his association in Unbundling and Restructuring of the power sector in Uttar Pradesh and assignments at Regulatory Commissions of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya. His areas of expertise include, Power Sector Regulation, Policy & Finance, Renewable Energy Policy & Regulation, Load Forecasting, Tariff design & working models, Power Purchase Agreements, Energy Pricing, Energy Access, Standard of Performance and Safety Standards