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Rajendra Prasad Goyal is new Director (Finance) of NHPC Limited

Rajendra Prasad Goyal, who was serving as Chief General Manager of NHPC Limited, has assumed charge as Director (Finance) of the organisation

Rajendra Prasad Goyal takes over as Director (Finance) of NHPC
Rajendra Prasad Goyal takes over as Director (Finance) of NHPC

New Delhi: Rajendra Prasad Goyal has taken over as new Director (Finance) of NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company and a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Power, on Thursday. Prior to this, he was serving as General Manager in the same organisation. He has been appointed to the post for a period of five years or till the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. With his new assignment, Goyal has replaced Mahesh Kumar Mittal, who superannuated on September 30.

Earlier, PSU Watch was the first to report when Goyal was recommended for the post of Director (Finance) of NHPC Limited by a PESB panel on March 12. He was selected from a list of seven candidates, who were interviewed by the selection panel. 

Goyal’s profile 

Goyal is an experienced finance professional. He is a member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) and also holds a master’s degree in commerce from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He has vast experience of more than 31 years with NHPC in the core areas of finance, coupled with an in-depth understanding of financial, contractual, and regulatory issues involved in the construction and operation of hydropower projects. He is also a nominee Director on the Board of Loktak Downstream Hydropower Corporation Limited (LDHCL), a subsidiary of NHPC.

Goyal joined NHPC on November 18, 1988, as Senior Accountant and has ascended the professional ladder by virtue of an utmost sense of responsibility, ethics and dedication to the Corporation. Before assuming his present assignment as Director (Finance), he was working as Chief General Manager (Finance) and heading the Corporate Accounts & Policy, Taxation, Banking, Establishment and Investor Relations functions.

NHPC Limited

NHPC Limited was incorporated on November 7, 1975, under the Indian Companies Act, 1956 with the objective of becoming a globally leading organisation for sustainable development of clean power through competent responsible and innovative values. NHPC Limited is a Miniratna PSU under the aegis of the Ministry of Power. 

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