Hyderabad: Abhay Kumar Singh has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC Ltd on Monday. Prior to his appointment as CMD, Singh was Executive Director of NHPC. He was also a nominee director in Loktak Downstream Hydroelectric Development Corporation Ltd.
NHPC is India’s premier hydropower utility and a Schedule ‘A’ Enterprise of Government of India. Singh is open to advancements and diversification in the power sector including the other renewable segment.
He is a firm believer of inculcating new technologies in scheduling, execution, monitoring and state-of-the-art construction equipment/ machinery for faster and development of any project.
Born in 1962, Singh did his civil engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), (formerly Regional Engineering College), Durgapur, in 1983. Singh started his professional journey in 1985 with NHPC at Tanakpur HE Project (120 MW) as probationary executive.