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Mrs. Reva Nayyar
Mrs. Reva Nayyar, aged 63 years, was inducted as a Part-time Non official Director on the Board of BHEL w.e.f. 22nd June, 2009. She is an IAS officer (Retd.) of 1968 batch from Haryana cadre and holds Post Graduate degree in Political science.
Mrs. Nayyar has over 30 years wide experience in Public administration and Human resource management with varied exposure to governance at the center and state level as well as in State public sector undertakings and the Union parliament. She was secretary to the Government of India; Ministry of Woman & Child Development during 2004-06 and was instrumental in enactment of major policy and legislation pertaining to women and children, such as protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005; Commission for protection of Child Rights Act 2005, National Plan of Action for Children 2005. She also served as a secretary to the Government of India, Department of Development of North Eastern Region during January 2004-June 2004. During this period she had supervised overall development of all the seven states in the North-East and Sikkim and finalized annual allocation for the plan budgets for these states in consultation with Planning commission. She has also worked as adviser, Planning commission, Member-Secretary National Commission for Women, Joint Secretary Deptt. Of Revenue, Joint Secretary Lok Sabha, Secretary (Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Haryana).
Mrs. Reva Nayyar successfully managed annual budgets of more than Rs. 5000 crores at Ministry level in Govt. of India. She had supervised and directed Research projects and programs in several Departments in the Govt. of India.
At present Mrs. Reva Nayyar is serving as Chairman on the Board of Community Friendly Movement & as Director in Essel Social Welfare Foundation. She is also chairperson of Bal Sahyog, appointed in November 2010 by Prime Minister of India Dr. Man Mohan Singh.