People: NTPC Ltd (NTPC.NS)
18 Apr 2019
Shri. Anand Kumar Gupta is Executive Director, Director - Commercial of the Company. He is an electrical engineering graduate from MNIT, Allahabad, joined NTPC in 1980 as Executive Trainee (5th Batch). He has an illustrious career, spanning over 37 years, in NTPC which entails all areas of power generation business viz. engineering & design of power projects, plant operations and Maintenance, marketing & business development and commercial & regulatory affairs. As head of engineering division, Sh. Gupta was responsible for selection of technologies, investment decisions for new projects, complete engineering of power projects including quality assurance and operations support for complete portfolio of NTPC stations i.e. Thermal, Hydro and renewable projects. He was a member of standing committee on transmission planning and was instrumental in introduction of 765 kV transmission voltage in India and the very first 765 kV substation of the country. Sh. Gupta headed the Operation and Maintenance team at Unchahar and was instrumental in implementing many innovative strategies of plant operations & maintenance philosophies such as Bi-annual overhaul, Activity based budgeting, overhauling preparedness index etc. As head of Business Development, he created international business for NTPC by successfully negotiating with Bangladesh & Sri Lanka governments to set up NTPC power projects in joint venture mode. Sh. Gupta has represented NTPC in many international forums like CIGRE and IEA and was part of the Indian delegation to Paris for the COP21 accord. He has visited many international power plants, substation installations and equipment manufacturing plants across the globe and is well versed with international best practices. He has also participated in several managerial and leadership programmes from the best global institutions. He joined NTPC board in February 2017 as Director (Commercial) and is responsible for customer relationship management, marketing of power, payment realization.
|Total Annual Compensation, INR||3,493,660|
|Restricted Stock Award, INR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, INR||--|
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|Fiscal Year Total, INR||3,493,660|