Independent and Non-Executive Director
V. Subramanian joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1971 (West Bengal Cadre). He occupied many senior positions in the Government of India and the Government of West Bengal during a career of 37 years. Most recently Mr. Subramanian was the Secretary to the Government of India with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) where he pioneered important initiatives for reforms and development of the renewable energy sector, including the introduction of the “Feed-in Tariff” concept. As Additional Secretary & later Financial Adviser, Ministry of Rural Development, he implemented National Rural Development plans including the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Presently, he is a freelance consultant. He is also the Business Development Adviser to the Council for Industrial and Scientific Research at New Delhi, the Secretary General of the Indian Wind Energy Association, and Chairman of the Research Council of Indian Institute Of Petroleum, in an honorary capacity.