Arup Roy Choudhury on Wednesday took over as Chairman and Managing Director of the NTPC. He succeeds R. S. Sharma who retired on Tuesday after achieving superannuation.
A civil engineer from BITS with a post-graduation in management from IIT, Mr. Choudhury started his career in 1979 and worked in prominent public and private sector companies.
He was earlier CMD, National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC), the largest construction Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) of India. He is also elected Chairman of Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), an apex professional organisation.