Leading Voices

Ms. Palka Sahni

As a 2004-batch IAS officer of the Bihar cadre, she gained an in-depth experience in the power sector while serving as Managing Director of Transmission as well as Distribution companies of Bihar.

She also handled flagship programme of Government of India such as ‘Make in India’ and Ease of Doing Business and was a part of the team which saw India break into the Top 100 in World Banks’s Ease of Doing Business ranking.

Ms. Sahni has interests in Energy & Development economics

Presently, she is spearheading the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) programme of the Government of India to strengthen the urban power distribution sector and shares her views on the same with Powerline.

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