Yamuna Kumar Chaubey gets charge of NHPC chairman and managing director

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Yamuna Kumar Choubey has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-owned hydroelectric power company NHPC for a period of three months.


  • Abhay Kumar Singh retired as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the company on August 31, 2022.
  • Choubey has been appointed for a period of three months with effect from September 1, 2022, or till regular appointment to the post, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

  • Choubey, 59, is a civil engineering graduate from IIT Kharagpur.

  • He joined NHPC Limited in 1985 as Probationary Executive (Civil) in the 540 MW Chamera Hydro-Electric Project.

  • Presently he is Director (Technical) in NHPC and also holding additional charge of Director (Personnel), NHPC.

  • He has experience in all aspects of hydropower project development and has contributed to the development of NHPC.

About NHPC Ltd :

  • It is a Mini-Ratna Category-I Enterprise of the Government of India. 

  • It is one of the largest organisations in the field of hydro power development in the country.

  • The company is a hydroelectric power generating company. 

  • It is dedicated to the planning, development and implementation of an integrated and efficient network of hydroelectric projects in India.

  • It was incorporated on November 7 1975 as a private limited company. 

  • The company was converted into a public limited company on 2 April 1986.

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