Born on 1st July 1928, Mr. Reddi, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Madras University, 1952 and is a Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineers (India). Currently, he is associated with the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad as a Senior Consultant.

Mr. Reddi has over 40 years of experience in the Indian Power Sector and has served as a Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board (APSEB) and the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). He was a member of the APSEB for 4 years (1988-92) and has served as its Chairman for 3 years from 1992 to 1995. He was involved in all aspects of Power Systems development/utility management. Mr. Reddi was involved in negotiations with IPPs’ for setting up Power Projects in Andhra Pradesh. He was also a member of the high-level committee appointed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to recommend policies and modalities for regulation and restructuring of power sector in the undivided state of Andhra Pradesh. He has presented a number of papers in both National and International conferences and has also written articles in various journals and newspapers. He has visited many countries on study tours and has presented papers at international conferences.

Mr. Reddi has bagged many awards for his contribution to power systems development:
a) Incentive award by APSEB for outstanding work in economizing transmission system design.
b) Received “Bharat Ratna Vishweshwaraiah Award” from Institution of Engineers (India), Andhra Pradesh Centre, Hyderabad -1988.
c) Received CBI & P “PM Ahluwalia Award 1991” for expertise in EHV Transmission Power System Management and HVDC Power Systems Development in the Country.