AK Jha appointed as interim CMD of NTPC Limited

A K Jha has been given additional charge of interim Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited.

Presently, he is NTPC’s Director (Technical) and will be interim CMD for three months from September 1, 2015.

Jha had joined NTPC as an Executive Trainee in 1977 and was directly associated with its flagship project Singrauli (5×200 MW).

He has rich and varied corporate experience of 38 years in areas spanning across power projects such as engineering and design, monitoring and project planning, construction and management.

About National Thermal Power Corporation Limited

  • NTPC limited is a Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU), operational under the aegis of Union Ministry of Power.
  • It is India’s largest power generator and accounts for 25 per cent of total electricity generated in the country
  • Established: in 1975 by Union Government which now holds 70% of its equity shares as of May 2015 (after divestment of its stake in 2004, 2010, 2013, and 2015).
  • Headquarters: New Delhi.

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