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President of Function

Er. Anil D. Palamwar
Ex. Director (Operation), MSEDCL

He is a renowned professional in the field of Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution. He is B.E. (Mech) from VRCE 1969 batch.(3rd in order of Merit). He joined MSEB in 1970 as Class-I officer and continued with the same organization. He retired as the Director – Operations from MSEDCL which is the largest Distribution Company in India with a capacity of +15000 MW and consumer base of +1.4 Crores.

He had close interactions and coordination with Energy Department of Maharashtra and MERC. His expertise includes setting up and running power plants, establishing Generation Training Centers, Energy management, Load dispatch and regulatory affairs.

During the course of his career, he has served in various leadership roles as

1) Chief Engineer 840 MW Khaparkheda Thermal Power Plant
2) Director of Training Koradi, and
3) Chief Engineer – Load Dispatch at MSEB Kalwa.

Awards & Achievments :
1. He was awarded Gold Medal from CEA for Best Management – Khaparkheda Power Plant.
2. The Khaparkheda plant was recognized for lowest auxiliary power consumption
3. He established the Koradi Generation Training Centre in 1988 and received CEA recognition for the same. A PC Based Simulator was developed here for the first time.
4. He is a certified Energy Auditor from the first batch
5. He played an important role in promoting Wind Power and other non-conventional energy sources like bio-mass.

After his retirement from MSEDCL, he was advisor (Energy) to GMR for nearly 3 years. He carried out the Commissioning & Safety audit for GMR's power stations at Warora 2x 300 MW and Kamalanga – 4 x 350 MW. He also helped to set up the Synergem Power Training Institute in Nagpur. He also worked with PPDMS as a Director ( a consultancy company of Shri P. K. Kukde, Ex T.M. of MSEB and Director at Tata Power).

He is a regular Guest Faculty at NPTI. and other training institutes. He regularly takes sessions on
1. Boiler-Turbine – Generator Design Course
2. Energy Audit
3. Performance Optimisation.
4. Load Dispatch.
5. Transmission & Distribution Topics. Smart Grid, Loss Reduction, etc.
6. Ash Utilisation.
7. Environment – Health And Safety.
8. Renewable Generation – Solar – Wind – Biomass.
9. Energy from MSW (Municipal Solid Waste.)