Shri Abhay Bakre is a Post Graduate (M. Tech.) in Elect. Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur. He belongs to 1988 Batch of Indian Railways Electrical Engineering Services, Ministry of Railways. He has worked in several Railway projects including Delhi Metro & Kolkata Metro extension projects.
He has also worked as Joint Development Commissioner in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and was Nodal officer for National Manufacturing Competitiveness Programme.
As ED PCRA, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, he has been instrumental in development and implementation of various programs aimed at petroleum & energy conservation in industry, transport, domestic sector etc.
He has also taken up nation wide mass media campaign through PCRA and other oil companies to generate awareness among consumers on adoption of simple fuel saving measures in day to-day life.
Before joining BEE, he has worked as Executive Director in the newly created Environment Directorate of Ministry of Railways. He was the nodal officer for developing INDC for the Railway sector alongwith a roadmap for Green House Gas reduction in Indian Railways. He also participated at the transport sector events of COP 21 held in Paris and COP 22 held in Morocco.