Rajeev Sharma, CMD, REC was presented with the ‘Best CEO’ award in the PSU category at the ‘Business Today Best CEOs Awards’ ceremony by Shri Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of State of Finance. He took on as CMD of REC, a Navratna Public Sector Enterprise, in 2011 and has more than 30 years of experience in the power sector.
The awards ceremony was preceded by a talkby Shri Sharma on ‘A blueprint to reach power to the remotest villages’, in which he conveyed that rural electrification is great challenge and that the organisation is working on it in ‘mission mode’ to make sure that electricity reaches the remotest of villages. He also said that Prime Minister Modi has set a target of 1000 days to complete electrification of all un-electrified villages which REC strives to achieve in a span of two years.
The event saw the presence of several notable personalities from public, as well as, corporate sector organisations.
REC is an Enterprise of the Government of India under administrative control of the Ministry of Power, committed to providing financial assistance in the field of Generation, Transmission & Distribution in the Power Sector.