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Raj Kumar Chaudhary gets recommended for new CMD NHPC

Mar 7th, 2024 6:22 pm | By | Category: SPECIAL NEWS COVERAGE

Today in the selection process for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, NHPC Limited after interviewing as many as seven candidates the PESB has recommended the name of Raj Kumar Chaudhary for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, NHPC Limited, Raj Kumar Chaudhary is presently posted as Director (Technical & Projects), NHPC Limited.

Raj Kumar Chaudhary (58 years) is a graduate in Civil Engineering from BIT (Sindri) and has also done Advance Diploma in Management. He joined NHPC in 1989 as a Probationary Executive (Civil) at Koel Karo HEP, Jharkhand. RK Chaudhary steadily rose in his career and has now taken over the charge of the post of Director (Technical) of NHPC. RK Chaudhary is also holding additional charge of the post of Director (Projects) of NHPC. RK Chaudhary has worked in various positions in Cost Engineering department, Design & Engineering department and four Construction Projects of NHPC, Koel Karo, Kalpong, Teesta-V and Subansiri Lower and two construction projects in Bhutan, Mangdechhu & Punatsangchhu-II.

He possesses experience in all aspects of development of a hydro‑project from concept to commissioning and has contributed in development of hydropower in India and Bhutan. RK Chaudhary worked at Kalpong H E project from conception to commissioning the project, 16 months ahead of the schedule. It was a remarkable achievement for NHPC as the project was in a very remote island of Andaman & Nicobar. RK Chaudhary has played active role in commissioning of Teesta-V H E Project (510 MW) in Sikkim and Mangdechhu H E Project (720 MW) in Bhutan. Shri Chaudhary was also instrumental in repairing of HRT of 1020 MW Tala HEP Project in Bhutan as an expert member. Shri Chaudhary is also a nominee director in Ratle Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited.

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