Raj Kumar Chaudhary takes over as Director (Technical) of NHPC Limited

Raj Kumar Chaudhary has taken over charge as Director (Technical) of NHPC Limited, the company said in an official statement on Tuesday
Raj Kumar Chaudhary takes over as Director (Technical) of NHPC Limited
Raj Kumar Chaudhary takes over as Director (Technical) of NHPC LimitedFile photo

New Delhi: NHPC Limited on Tuesday announced the appointment of Raj Kumar Chaudhary as Director (Technical) of the company. Previously, He was holding the post of Regional Executive Director (Technical) in the same organisation.

Chaudhary is a graduate in Civil Engineering from BIT Sindri and has also done Advance Diploma in Management. He joined NHPC in 1989 as a Probationary Executive (Civil) at Koel Karo HE Project, Jharkhand. In an outstanding career, Chaudhary steadily rose to the post of Director (Technical) of NHPC.

Chaudhary has worked at various positions in Cost Engineering and Design & Engineering departments at Corporate Office and in Koel Karo, Kalpong, Teesta-V and Subansiri Lower HE Projects of NHPC. He has also served as Director (Technical) in Mangdechhu & Punatsangchhu-II HE Projects in Bhutan. He possesses experience in all aspects of development of a hydro-project from concept to commissioning and has contributed in development of hydropower in India and Bhutan.

Chaudhary worked at Kalpong HE Project from concept to commissioning. The project was commissioned 16 months ahead of schedule. It was a remarkable achievement for NHPC as the project was located in a very remote island of Andaman & Nicobar. Shri Chaudhary has played active role in commissioning of Teesta-V HE Project (510 MW) in Sikkim and Mangdechhu HE Project (720 MW) in Bhutan. He was also instrumental in repairing of HRT of 1020 MW Tala HE Project in Bhutan as an expert member.

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