New Delhi: Ravindra Kumar is set to be the next Director (Operations) of NTPC Limited, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power. He has been recommended for the post by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel on Monday. Presently, he is serving as Chief Executive Officer of NTPC’s Patratu Thermal Power Station, Jharkhand.
Kumar has been recommended for the post of Director (Operations) of NTPC from a list of 11 candidates, who were interviewed by the PESB selection in its selection meeting held on Monday. All the candidates, who appeared for the interview, were from NTPC Limited.
Currently, Ramesh Babu is serving as Director (Operations) of NTPC.
As Director (Operations) of NTPC, Kumar will be a member of the Board of Directors and will report to Chairman and Managing Director (CMD). He will also be responsible for ensuring proper operation and maintenance of power stations for achieving reliability and efficiency of power generation and supply, keeping abreast of technological development and adopting the same through renovation or modernization programmes to improve productivity and overcome various operational bottlenecks for sustained performance.