HomeBUSINESSYamuna Kumar Chaubey takes over as NHPC CMD

Yamuna Kumar Chaubey takes over as NHPC CMD


State-owned hydro power giant NHPC on Thursday said that its Director (Technical) Yamuna Kumar Chaubey takes over as Chairman and Managing Director for three months beginning September 1.

Abhay Kumar Singh ceased to be the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the company with effect from August 31, 2022, upon attaining the age of superannuation, a BSE filing said.

The company further said that the power ministry in its letter dated August 31 conveyed the decision of the competent authority to assign the charge of CMD to Chaubey for a period of three months from September 1, 2022 or till a regular incumbent joins the post, or until further orders, whichever is the earliest.

 “He is Director (Technical) in NHPC and is also holding the additional charge of Director (Personnel), NHPC,” the statement added.

Chaubey, 59, is a graduate in Civil Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur. He joined NHPC Limited in 1985 as a Probationary Executive (Civil) at 540 MW Chamera Hydro-Electric Project, now Chamera-I Power Station, Himachal Pradesh.

He is also serving as Chairman on the board of Bundelkhand Saur Urja Ltd and appointed as nominee director on the boards of Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited and Ratle Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd from October 1, 2020 and June 1, 2021 respectively.

Having more than 37 years of experience in various departments, including contracts, design & engineering, and construction projects of NHPC in various capacities, Y K Chaubey possesses experience in all aspects of development of a hydro-project from concept to commissioning and has contributed to the growth of NHPC, the company said.

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