Shri Rajnath Ram
Director

Shri Rajnath Ram is B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering from IIT (ISM), Dhanbad and MBA, Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University. He joined Government Service in 1997. He has rich experience spanning over 23 years in Energy Sector. Presently he is Adviser (Energy), NITI Aayog heading Energy modelling, GIS mapping and Energy data unit in NITI Aayog. He is responsible for policy formulation, long term strategy with respect to Energy, Oil &Gas,Power Renewable Energy and Atomic Power.

He possesses professional skills related to energy sector such as Public Policy/program analysis and report writing, policy formulation (Energy oil & gas, Renewable Energy), Scheme / project evaluation and appraisal, Technical safety standard formulation Oil & Gas, Identifying thematic research areas for energy sector for research funding, Oil & Gas program and policy evaluations, Renewable Energy Program and Policies, Bilateral cooperation / dialogues on Energy, Energy data management and India Energy dashboard.

His vast experience in energy sector includes working on formulation of Draft National Energy Policy for country, assisting High Level Committee to finalise report on “Enhancing domestic exploration and production of oil & gas”. Government approved the policy in February 2019. Shri Rajnath Ram was part of the team of Jal Shakti Abhiyan. He coordinated finalisation of Integrated Energy Policy, 2008. He coordinated and finalized India Energy Security Scenario – 2047 (v-2) energy model.

Shri Rajnath Ram headed various Technical sub-committees in PNGRB and finalised various pipelines related Regulatories including Emergency Response and Disaster Management Plan (ERDMP) for Oil & Gas Sector. Shri Rajnath Ram played important role in development of RE-Roadmap documents for 8 states, development of Energy Calculator for 6 states. He has done overview of Creation of India energy dashboard with Prayas Energy group. He has conducted research study for Energy water food nexus and decarbonisation of transportation sector. He was part of strategic dialogue to India-China, India-US Energy Dialogue, India-Australia Energy Dialogue, Clean Energy Ministerial.

Shri Rajnath Ram has been Director on the Board of NPCIL w.e.f. 25th August 2020.