BALRAJ JOSHI TAKES CHARGE AS NHPC CMD

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State-owned NHPC said Balraj Joshi has taken over as its Chair­man and Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor. “Balraj Joshi has taken over as Chair­man and Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor of NHPC Ltd, In­dia’s premier hy­dropower util­ity...on Septem­ber 22, 2017,” NHPC said in a state­ment.

Prior to his el­e­va­tion as Chair­man and Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, Joshi was Di­rec­tor (Tech­ni­cal) of the state-owned firm. Dur­ing his ca­reer of over 35 years, he looked af­ter var­i­ous projects of the hy­dro ma­jor in­clud­ing Salal, Dul­hasti and Kurichu. He be­came Di­rec­tor (Tech­ni­cal) in April last year. Joshi holds a de­gree in civil en­gi­neer­ing from Gov­ern­ment En­gi­neer­ing Col­lege, Karad, Ma­ha­rash­tra. He also holds PG qual­i­fi­ca­tion in hy­dropower de­vel­op­ment and plan­ning from the Nor­we­gian Tech­ni­cal In­sti­tute, Trond­heim, Nor­way.

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