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Tirthankar Datta

Senior Engineer at CESC Ltd.


A power distribution utility professional offering about 6 years of enriched and diverse experiences in Electrical Power Distribution Management, Electrical Maintenance (Preventive and Breakdown), Distribution Automation (Smart Grid, Automated Meter Reading, SCADA) and Project Management of Coal based Thermal Power Plant - 5X660MW (Erection, Testing and Commissioning of BTG packages).

Work experience

Aug 2013Present

Senior Engineer


I am working as a Senior Engineer in the North Regional Office managing HT and LT Operations, Breakdown Maintenance, Network Planning & Reorganization and New Service Connections. 

Key Skills:
1. Managing a team of 20+ direct subordinates (Junior/Asst Engineers) and 300+ unionized permanent and contractual employees.
2. Maintaining liason with different public service bodies (municipalities, police, local authorities) along with strategic planning for major exigencies and disaster management.
3. Imparting in-house and external training on LT cable jointing techniques and safety awareness. 


Senior Engineer - Commissioning

Adani Power Limited

I worked as a commissioning & maintenance engineer at 5 X 660MW supercritical thermal power plant, executing various erection, testing and commissioning activies of the major packages.


Summer Internship

NTPC Limited

Was a summer intern at NTPC Farakka Thermal Power Plant during May - June 2010.



B. Tech (Electrical Engineering)

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Was a member of SAE, IEEE, Linux Users Group.


1. Recipient of 'UDAAN' award in 2016 for displaying exemplary performance in developing and operationalizing innovative customer centric Dashboards at LT Control Room, CESC Ltd. 

2. Recipient of 'UDAAN' award in 2017 for displaying exemplary performance in implementing various cost reduction initiatives in LT fault management at CESC Ltd.