Ravindra Kumar assumes charge as Director (Operations) of NTPC

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had cleared the appointment of Ravindra Kumar on February 24
Ravindra Kumar assumes charge as Director (Operations) of NTPC
Ravindra Kumar assumes charge as Director (Operations) of NTPC

New Delhi: Ravindra Kumar has taken over charge as Director (Operations) of NTPC on Monday. Prior to joining as Director (Operations) of NTPC Limited, he was Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Director (Operations) of NTPC Limited.

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The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had approved his appointment for the post on February 24. Subsequently, he has taken over charge of the post with effect from February 26. He has been appointed to the post till the date of his superannuation i.e. October 31, 2027, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

Kumar completed B.Sc. (Engineering) in Mechanical engineering from BIT Sindri in 1988.

Kumar joined NTPC Limited as Graduate Engineer Trainee officer in 1989 and has more than 34 years of diverse and versatile experience in Commissioning, O&M, Engineering and Project management.

Kumar has worked in various capacities in O&M function at NTPC Kahalgaon Project. He has exposure of working at the Corporate Centre in the Engineering department and as a technical support to Director (Technical).

He was actively involved in development of 1st Maitree supercritical power project of Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Limited (BIFPCL), Bangladesh. During his tenure as Chief Technical Officer (CTO), he spearheaded all Engineering, erection, commissioning, and O&M activities of 660 MW 1st Unit of BIFPCL.

As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited, he expedited various construction and erection activities.

He is a professional with Corporate and Site experience, people-centric approach, knowledge, and experience of the entire power sector.

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