Dr Bhalchandra Khandait, has been appointed as director (Projects) of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL). He took charge of the new assignment. Earlier, he was working as regional director of Nagpur division.
Khandait, who hails from Sangadi, Sakoli taluka in Bhandara district joined the then Maharashtra State Electricity Board on August 23, 1989 as junior engineer at Navargaon in Chandrapur district. He was promoted as executive engineer in Katol division in April 2007 and later transferred to Congress Nagar division, Nagpur, on the same post in 2008.
The Congress Nagar division succeeded in securing a place among top three divisions in the State during his tenure. He also played an instrumental role in setting up basic facilities in Congress Nagar division. In 2011, he was transferred to Mumbai headquarters on promotion, where he worked as superintending engineer. In subsequent years he worked as chief engineer (Distribution) and later as chief engineer (Commercial) in Mumbai. In May 2017, he was appointed as regional director, Nagpur.