Pursuant to the order of Ministry of Power, Government of India, Ratish Kumar, Director (Projects), NHPC has taken additional charge of the post of Chairman & Managing Director of NHPC Limited on August 1. Born on December 8, 1960, Ratish Kumar holds B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. He joined NHPC in October 1982 as a Trainee Engineer. During his tenure in NHPC, he scaled heights and contributed to NHPC’s development by serving in various capacities. His vast experience in power sector includes hydro as well as solar & wind renewable energy projects. He has immensely contributed in the area of Design, O&M of hydropower stations, Contracts, Project Monitoring, Business Development etc. Ratish Kumar has over 34 years of experience at NHPC.