New Delhi: K Shanmugha Sundaram has taken over charge as Director (Projects) of NTPC on Friday. Prior to this, he was serving as Head of Project at NTPC Kaniha, Odisha. He was recommended for the post by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel on July 13.
He has been appointed to the post with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post on December 1, 2023 or until further orders.
Sundaram is a veteran power professional and has rich experience of over 34 years in the power sector. He joined NTPC in 1988 and started his career as an Executive Trainee from Badarpur. He has served the Maharatna in various capacities. Prior to joining NTPC Kaniha, Sundaram was posted as the Head of the Project at Baruni Thermal Power Station, Bihar.