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Shri Upinder Singh Matharu

BHEL House Siri Fort, New Delhi-110049


Shri Upinder Singh Matharu

Director (Power)


Shri Upinder Singh Matharu was inducted as Director (Power) on the Board of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) w.e.f. 21.03.2022. Shri Matharu is a 1984 batch Mechanical Engineering graduate from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He holds post graduate degree in Business Administration (Marketing) besides being a Govt. certified Energy Manager and Auditor from Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).

Shri Matharu joined BHEL in 1985 at Industrial Valves Plant (IVP), Goindwal when the plant was being set up. He has had a diverse and versatile experience spanning almost 37 years, working initially in manufacturing units at IVP and HPBP Tiruchirappalli and then in BHEL's Power Sector divisions including in Project Management function. Subsequently he headed Power Sector Eastern Region (PSER).

As Head of PSER, he has been responsible for execution of more than 8000 MW of thermal, hydro power projects in India and overseas besides FGD projects. During his tenure in Project M.anagement, he was instrumental in developing and evolving various project management practices and systems of the Company, besides making significant contributions to the power sector capacity addition. During his stint in manufacturing units, he gained hands on experience in variegated functions including Sub-Contracting, Materials Management, Operation Planning & Control, Management Services, and was also actively involved from the inception of the manufacturing unit of IVP, Goindwal.

A soft-spoken person, he is widely known as a trustworthy professional having in-depth knowledge and experience of power sector ecosystem for speedy implementation of projects.

His extensive experience in manufacturing units and corporate functions have enabled him to assess the prospective changes in the business environment and contribute effectively in formulation of strategies for the growth of the Company.

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