Chhattisgarh: Ramesh Babu V who was Executive Director to the CMD, NTPC, assumed charge as its director (operations) on Friday. After completing his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Srinagar and Masters in Thermal Engineering from IIT Delhi, He joined 12th batch of NTPC as Executive trainee in 1987.

Ramesh babu has more than 32 years of experience in managing large Power Stations in the areas of operations & maintenance, renovation & modernisation of old units as well as in the domains of efficiency & systems improvement of thermal plants.

Babu as a Professional Manager and Strategic Planner has led several initiatives for improving reliability and efficiency of Power Stations. His experience in power sector includes Senior Management level exposure as a “Business Unit Head” of NTPC Talcher Kaniha & NSPCL Durgapur.

As Director (Operations), NTPC, Shri Ramesh Babu will be responsible for the overall planning of safe, reliable and efficient operations of all power generating stations of the NTPC Group while ensuring fuel security and environmental compliance of these power stations.

State-owned power giant NTPC, which was formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd, established in 1975,  is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities

It was earlier reported that NTPC has contributed Rs. 257 crores to the PM CARES Fund to support the government in the fight against Covid-19.