Corporate Office

BBMB is headed by a Whole Time Chairman and two Whole Time Members i.e. Member (Irrigation) and Member (Power) who head the Irrigation and Power Wings of BBMB respectively. The Financial Adviser and CAO heads the Finance and Accounts Wing of the board.

Secretary and Special Secretary assist the Chairman and the Whole Time Members of BBMB in the normal working of the Board.


Chairman Sh. A. B. Agrawal
Member (Power) Sh. V.K. Kalra
Member (Irrigation) Sh. S.K. Sharma
Financal Adviser & C.A.O Sh. Bharat Bhushan
Secretary Er. Ashok Gupta
Special Secretary Er. Ranvir Singh Jalta

Member Irrigation

      Sh. A. B. Agrawal, Executive Director, NHPC Ltd., has joined as Chairman, Bhakra Beas Management Board on 19th March,2010. Sh. Agrawal is 'First Class First' Mechanical Engineering graduate and an MBA in Finance. He is a very versatile hydropower professional with multi-disciplinary experience of over 31 years in NHPC Ltd. , a most reputed Central Public Sector Organization of India in the field of hydropower development having capabilities from concept to commissioning of the projects and Operation & Maintenance of Power Stations. While heading the  2000MW Subansiri Lower H.E. Project, which is also the biggest hydro power project under construction in the country, he has helped to set new standards of hydropower construction through his dynamism, social networking and leadership capabilities .  As In-charge of O&M of 690 MW Salal Power Station of J&K, the biggest Power Station of NHPC  which is the most silt-plagued  plant in the country in operation, his innovative and cost–effective initiatives were instrumental in ensuring that it became the most economically operated Hydro Power Station in terms of O&M cost per MW         among all the Central Sector Power Stations in his time. His performance in the trouble-torn 105 MW Loktak Power Station (Manipur) and 390 MW Dulhasti Power Station (J&K), have also been truly remarkable. He is also having a vast pool of experience in all allied functions of hydropower development like Commercial, Contracts, Quality Assurance & Inspection,  Research & Development, Construction Equipment Planning. His last assignment included many challenges for him as he headed Human Resource Management, Corporate Communication, Medical Services, Rajbhasha  and Estate & Facility Management Services etc. During his tenure, due to well organized publicity campaign, the IPO of NHPC was oversubscribed by 24 times.

Member (Power)

 Sh. V.K. Kalra

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Member (Irrigation)

Sh. S.K. Sharma

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Financal Adviser & C.A.O
Financial Adviser & Chief Accounts Officer

Shri Bharat Bhushan, IES took over as Financial Adviser & Chief Accounts Officer of Bhakra Beas Management Board on 27th November, 2012. Before this, he was working as Director (Finance) in Haryana Vidyut Parsaran Nigam Limited at Panchkula.

          Shri Bharat Bhushan did his graduation in Commerce in 1985 from DAV College , Jalandhar and Post-graduation in 1987 from Guru Nank Dev University , Amritsar . He did Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management from Indian Institute of Management, Banglore during 2007-09. He belongs to 1993 Batch of 'Indian Economic Services'.

          Shri Bharat Bhushan worked in different offices in different capacities. With his experienced working style and friendly attitude. Shri Bhushan made an impressive image. Shri Bhushan joined different training programmes in India as well as abroad.

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Er. Ashok Gupta took over as Secretary, BBMB on 21.3.2013.  Born on 2.2.1958, he passed B.Sc. Engg. (Civil) with Honours in the year 1979 and post graduated in M.Sc. Engg. (Irrigation and Hydraulics) in the year 1982 from Punjab Engineering College , Chandgiarh.  Er. Gupta has rich hands on experience on diverse assignments since his joining Haryana Irrigation Department on 1.1.1980.  In Haryana Irrigation, he had comprehensive exposure to the whole gamut of irrigation structures in respect of their design, construction, operation and maintenance.  He also has a experience in running and operation of and canals and downstream distribution of precious irrigation and drinking water.  His practical grass root experience came handy while dealing with interstate water regulation issues at the Corporate Office since joining BBMB in the year 1992.  During his ongoing stint with BBMB, Er. Gupta has successfully handled very intricate and sensitive issues of water allocation, reservoir management and flood routing etc., besides the administrative functions of executive grooming and placement and providing infrastructural and technical support to the Corporate Office and top BBMB management.

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Special Secretary

Er. Ranvir Singh Jalta has joined as Special Secretary in BBMB on 02.04.2012. He has done B.E. (Electrical) from Bhopal University and M.E. from IIT, Roorkee University . During his last 25 years of service in power sector, he has served in number of organizations like NTPC, HPSEB, CEA, SJVNL and HPERC in various capacities. He has rich experience in Generation, Transmission and Regulatory affairs of the power utilities. Prior to the present posting, he was working as Executive Director in HP Electricity Regulatory Commission handling various regulatory matters in generation, transmission and distribution. As Special Secretary of the Board, he is currently assisting Chairman, BBMB for looking after the work of Power Wing and policy guidelines relating to establishment & works. He is also carrying out the responsibilities of Chief Vigilance Officer of BBMB.

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