Shri U K Bhattacharya (Vice Chairman)

U K BhattacharyaShri Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya is currently serving as Director (Projects) in NTPC Limited, India’s largest energy conglomerate. Shri Bhattacharya is an Electrical Engineering graduate from Jadavpur University, Kolkata having a rich experience of over 36 years in various capacities. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from MDI, Gurgaon.

During his illustrious career, Shri Bhattacharya has contributed immensely to the growth of NTPC and led several key initiatives in various positions. He, along with his team were responsible for successful turnaround of Talcher Thermal Power Station (450 MW), an old and underperforming asset, taken over from State Electricity Board, which went on to become a top performing station in years to come.

He has contributed immensely to the Business Development function of NTPC in Domestic as well as International Arena. He played an instrumental role in NTPCs diversification into hydroelectricity with acquisition of Koldam and setting up of subsidiary company NESCL for electricity distribution business. He has been at the forefront of JV formulation & Project conceptualization for 1320 MW Maitree Power Project at Bangladesh.

Before appointment as Director (Projects), NTPC, Shri Bhattacharya has also served as MD and CEO (Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Limited), ED (Business Development) and ED(Projects), NTPC.