He joined LREDA in 2001 to oversee a project to supply basic solar lighting to 200 unelectrified villages, a success that became a national scheme.
On LREDA's roof terrace, demonstrations of solar thermal technology gleam in the sunshine.
To see the change on the ground, I catch a lift in an LREDA jeep to the village of Shayok, near the border with Tibet.
"The Ministry of Economy, having gathered this kind of information from municipalities, could prepare such a list for investors in the future," the LREDA director says.
This is far from being true," the LREDA president stresses.