Dinesh Agrawal is heading the CSR & NTPC Foundation as General Manager in NTPC. NTPC is an electricity company with 34,194 MW installed capacity.
His creativity is reflected in his many initiatives like:- Satellite Based Ecological Monitoring System in 1990; Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism like PIC & VDAC in 1994; Sustainability Reporting in 2002; NTPC Foundation in 2004; CSR-CD policy of NTPC, 2010; operational guidelines, surveys etc.
His contribution to development domain include:- Course material on “Resettlement” for IGNOU University; Member of the expert group on framing ISO 26000 from 2005 to 2010; Board Member of LEAD India from 2003 to 2009; Member of BIS committee on framing CSR and governance standards; Member of expert group of IICA on framing national guidelines on CSRl; Sustainability Champion for CII ITC Sustainability Award etc.
Dinesh is Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a LEAD Fellow. He attended a course on “Hydropower and Environment” at ICH, Norway in 2003 and on “Leadership” at IIM, Lucknow in 2009. Under his leadership, NTPC has been bestowed with many CSR awards in India, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa and USA.