Ms. Amita Sharma is currently the Zonal Manager in Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL), Delhi. After completing her Post Graduate Diploma Course in Power Engineering from National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Badarpur, she started her career with TPDDL as an Executive in 2003. She has diverse experience, having worked in such areas as Business Development, Demand Side Management (DSM), Meter Management, and Solar Projects. She currently looks after Operations, where her key responsibility is to ensure quality and reliable power is supplied to more than 25,000 registered consumers.
As Head of Group (Demand Side Management & Energy Efficiency Cell), she played a pivotal role in preparing the TPDDL Load Research report to identify potential energy efficiency programs by customer segment. She also was responsible for subsequent development of TPDDL’s DSM roadmap and helped in developing a business plan for various energy efficiency programs like AC/Ceiling Fan replacement. Prior to this, she was a part of the Meter Management Group (MMG) where she oversaw planning and coordination to install modems on 20,000 meters. She has rich experience in the field of advanced metering, meter data downloading and data management and has worked extensively in the Business Development (BD) and Process Groups. In the latter, she was instrumental in preparing the Detailed Project Report for 1 MWp Solar Photovoltaic Project, the first of its kind in TPDDL. Apart from representing TPDDL at various technical platforms, where her team has won the Quality Circle award at regional and national levels, she is actively involved in system improvement through extensive learning. She was a part of a joint study program with E3 (a U.S. – based firm) team, focused on developing a regulatory framework for Distributed Energy Resources (DER). She also has authored a research paper on DSM & EE (energy efficiency) initiatives and facilitated the launch of an energy-efficiency theme-based mobile app named “SAJAG” at Rashtrapati Bhawan.