Prasanna Kumar Mottupalli assumes charge as CMD of NLC India Ltd

Prasanna Kumar Motupalli has assumed charge as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of NLC India Limited on Thursday

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Prasanna Kumar Mottupalli assumes charge as CMD of NLC India Ltd

New Delhi: Prasanna Kumar Motupalli has assumed charge as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of NLC India Limited, a Navratna PSU under the Ministry of Coal, on Thursday. Prior to taking up the baton, he was the MD of Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd (GSECL).

Prasanna Kumar, a gold medallist in Mechanical Engineering from Bapatla College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh, has a rich experience of more than three decades in power sector and coal. He holds an MBA in four specialisations:- Operations Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management and Human Resource Management and is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India). He is a topper of the Energy Auditor Examination of Bureau of Energy Efficiency and is also a Certified Level-D exam holder of International Project Management Association (IPMA).

In addition to his rich education profile, he has to his credit more than 50 technical and manager papers in renowned National and International conferences and journals, winning him laurels and appreciation.

Kumar began his career in NTPC Limited, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power, with a valuable contribution to the industry in various capacities spanning over 34 years. Prior to GSECL, he was an Executive Director of the heading vertical of NTPC Limited (Corporate Fuel Management). During his stint at GSECL, he was also appointed as the Chairman of the Prestigious Western Region Power Committee, (WRPC).

Prasanna Kumar has made remarkable achievements as Director of CNUPL (Coal India-NTPC Urja Pvt. Ltd.) and also as the Joint Managing Director of MahaGuj Collieries Limited. Under his leadership, at GECTO the company had undertaken massive Solar PV capacity addition (2500MW) on wasteland available near substations of GETCO.

As a professional manager, strategic planner and business leader in Indian Power Sector and coal, Shri. Prasanna Kumar will continue to lead NLCIL, which is now spreading its wings in all parts of the country on the path of progress towards becoming a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise.

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