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A.K. Jha takes over as CMD NTPC

01st Sep, 2015

Shri A.K. Jha, Director (Technical), NTPC has taken over the additional charge of the post of the Chairman & Managing Director, NTPC w.e.f. 01.09.2015.

Shri A.K. Jha (aged 58 years), is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from BIT Sindri, Ranchi University and has done LL.B. from Delhi University. He joined NTPC in 1977 as Executive Trainee (2nd Batch). He was directly associated with the NTPC’s flagship Project i.e. Singrauli (5x200 MW) as part of erection team. He has rich and varied experience of 38 years in NTPC in all the areas of Power Project i.e. Design & Engineering, Project Planning & Monitoring and Project Construction & Management.

He joined NTPC Board in July’2012 as Director (Technical). He is responsible for concept to Investment approval of projects, complete engineering during the development of the project, engineering support during O&M phase of the station and engineering for R&M of NTPC’s aged power stations for enhancing life and efficiency of power plant, for the entire fleet of NTPC projects which includes Thermal, Hydro, Renewable. For Renewable portfolio of NTPC, he has responsibility for policy advocacy, business development, Project contracting, Engineering and commissioning.

He is also responsible for, R & D through NETRA (NTPC Energy Technology and Research Alliance), induction of environment friendly technologies like Ultra Super Critical/ Advance Ultra super Critical, Information technology initiatives including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Environmental Engineering.

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