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Bhupender Gupta assumes charge as Director, THDCIL

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By Our Staff Reporter

Rishikesh, 9 Jun: Bhupender Gupta has been appointed as Director (Technical) of THDC India Limited, a Mini Ratna, Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Undertaking, by the Government of India. Gupta joined THDC India Limited as Director (Technical), today.

The Public Enterprises Selection Board, Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, has selected him for this position in THDCIL.

Before joining THDCIL, he was Director (Technical) at Punatsangchhu Hydroelectric Project Authority in Bhutan. Prior to this, he worked as Additional Chief Executive Officer in two subsidiaries of REC, i.e., REC Transmission Projects Co. Ltd and REC Power Distribution Co. Ltd as Operational Head. During his tenure at REC, he was responsible for the Execution, Project Management, Contract Management, and Consultancy of Power Sector Projects.

Gupta has a rich and vast working experience of around 32 years, out of which for around 29 years he has worked in the Power Sector and was responsible for Planning/Design/Execution/Contract; Project Management of large Hydro Projects as well as Transmission/Distribution Projects.

Gupta is a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical with an MBA in Operation Management. Before Joining REC Ltd. in 2007, he worked in Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (SJVNL) for 12 years in various positions and was responsible for the Planning, Erection, and Commissioning of Electro-mechanical Equipment of 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Plant, the biggest Hydroelectric project under operation so far in India.

He also worked in Bhutan earlier on deputation with 1020MW Tala Hydroelectric Power Project for around 3 years (from 2002 to 2005).