Shri Saptarshi Roy is a graduate in Electrical Engineering. He has had a career spanning over 40 years of outstanding contribution in the Company in various positions including those of Regional Executive Director (North) and ER-I Regions as well as Executive Director (Corporate Planning) besides that of Head of HR at Projects and Corporate Office. He made major contributions in the HR framework of the Company by introducing various innovative ideas like securing the position of NTPC as the Best Company to work for since 2008. He also played a critical role as HR Head in managing transition and people integration issues during acquisition of old assets and turning them around into successful ventures. He acted as catalyst in ensuring healthy and productive employee relations climate conducive for growth. He has been actively involved in negotiating long term wage settlement in the past. At present, he is associated with NTPC as Director (HR) and is responsible for overall activities relating to Human Resource Management of NTPC.