Shri K. Shanmugha Sundaram has taken charge as Director (Projects), NTPC on 1st December, 2023.
Shri K. Shanmugha Sundaram is a 1988 batch Electronics and Communication Engineering graduate from Govt. College of Technology, Coimbatore with PGDM from MDI Gurgaon in the area of Strategy & Finance. Prior to joining as Director (Projects), NTPC Limited, he was ED to CMD, NTPC Limited.
Shri K. Shanmugha Sundaram joined NTPC Limited as Graduate Engineer Trainee officer in 1988 and has more than 35 years of diverse and versatile experience in Project as well as Commissioning stages of 110, 210, 500, 660 and 800 MW fleets, greenfield as well as brownfield, across various states in India. He also has experience of operating and maintaining vast fleet of power stations.
Shri K. Shanmugha Sundaram was actively involved for the development of 1st supercritical power project of India at Sipat. He has worked in various capacities at NTPC Darlipali Project. He has exposure of working at Corporate Centre in Operation Services department wherein monitoring of Company’s functions is being carried out and strategic initiatives taken. During his tenure as Head of Project at NTPC Barauni (720 MW), a taken over Project from Bihar State Electricity Board, project commissioning was accomplished. As Head of Project at Talcher Kaniha (3000 MW), he was influential in improving the performance of the station which has ensured CII-ITC Sustainability award and also construction of FGD. He is a professional with Corporate and Site experience, people-oriented approach, knowledge and experience of the entire power sector and works towards speedy implementation of Projects.