Meenakshi Davar

Director HR, Power System Operation Corporation Ltd.

Ms. Meenakshi Davar is a full-time Director in Power System Operation Corporation Limited, a Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Power. She heads the HR function.  She has been appointed as Director (HR) in December 2017.

She was Executive Director (Human Resource) with POWERGRID. She has spent last 37 years in the HR function, first 9 years in NTPC and then in POWERGRID. She has handled all areas of HR including Appraisals and Promotions, Training, Establishment, Policy, Industrial Relations, Manpower Planning and Administration.

She is an MBA from University of Hull, UK and a Post Graduate from University of Delhi. She is also a Diploma holder in Industrial Psychology. She is a certified trainer of soft skills.

She is the recipient of Amity’s Women Achiever Award 2016 in the area of HR. In 2017 she received the ‘Women Persona – InWENA of the Decade ‘– Public Sector Enterprises Award for contribution to the Power Sector and Public Sector at large across functions like Human Resource, Corporate Social Responsibility, Technical Planning, Resourcing, etc.

In February 2018, the Forum of Women in Public Sector has felicitated her with ‘The Achiever Award’ for leading by example and creating a lasting impact in the organizations she has worked for.

In March 2018, she has been honored for her exemplary Leadership skills and conferred with the Amity Leadership Award.

Fame India Magazine in their 2018 issue has rated her as one of the 25 Shaktishali Women in the Country.

In August 2018, she has been conferred with the ‘Seasoned HR Professional Award’ by National HRD Network at its 21st National Conference for her significant contribution in the field of HR.

In September 2018, she has been awarded with “Women Super Achievers Award for Excellence in HR” at 17th Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2018 by CMO Asia.

In December 2018, she has been awarded with the ASSOCHAM’s ‘Women in Energy Sector- Excellence in HR’ for her immense contribution in Power Sector in ASSOCHAM’s conference on ‘The Energy Agenda 2030- Innovation Development & Energy Excellence Awards.

In February 2019, she has been awarded with “Pride of HR Professional- Public Sector Profession” in the World HRD Congress presented by TIMES ASCENT.

In January 2020, she has been awarded with “Top Rankers Excellence Award 2020” for HR Leadership.

In February 2020, she has been awarded with “Sustainable HR Professional- Leadership Award” in the World HRD Congress presented by ET NOW.

In March 2020, she has been awarded with “Chanakya Award for Best HR Person of the Year” in HR Field Category by PRCI.