The IAS officer Kapil Mohan, who has worked under Government of Karnataka as the Regional Commissioner of Mysuru district is now appointed as the Director General of Bureau of Energy Efficiency. The IAS officer was earlier the Principal Secretary of Water Resource Department and also is Director General of Administrative Training Institute .
Bureau of Energy Efficiency is a department working with the objective of Sustainable Development, avoiding energy wastage without compromising on the growing energy demands.
The Internet Computing Industry giant IBM has recently announced the interest and initiative to collaborate with the BEE, Karnataka to implement its smart grid technology infrastructure as a part of solving growing energy requisites of the city Bengaluru at the same time avoiding wastage due to inefficient usages. IBM is collaborating with the one of the projects of National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) assisting in formulating innovative policies for the public sector, improving the financing mechanisms and also helping formulate, improve and strategize the business models that better complement with sustainable development.