New Delhi: Dillip Kumar Patel is set to be NTPC's new Director (HR). Patel’s name has been recommended by a Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) panel on Wednesday. He is currently serving as General Manager (HR) in the same organisation.
Patel has been selected for the position from a list of the nine candidates. A total of six candidates who were in the fray were from NTPC Limited. Others were from NLC India Limited, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Oil. Over the course of his career, Patel has served as Assistant General Manager (HR) and then General Manager at Sipat Thermal Power Station at Bilaspur, Chattisgarh.
NTPC Limited, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian public sector undertaking engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. NTPC Limited is India's largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. It is a company incorporated under the companies act 1956 and is promoted by the government of India. NTPC has established itself as the dominant power major with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. From fossil fuels, it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources.
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