Shri U K Bhattacharya, Chairman

Shri Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya joined NTPC in the year 1984 as Ninth Batch of Engineering Executive Trainees and was initially posted at NTPC Korba. He is an Electrical Engineering Graduate from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has also completed his PG Diploma in Management from MDI, Gurgaon.

He started his career in Green Field Project Construction, followed by working in the areas of Power Plant Operation & Maintenance, Renovation & Modernization, Environment Management, Technical Services at 1600 MW Farakka STPP.

After serving in Farakka in various departments, he moved to Talcher Thermal Power Station (450 MW), an Old and Underperforming asset, taken over from State Electricity Board. He, along with his team, created history in turning around the station, which went on to become a top performing station in years to come.

He has significantly contributed for NTPC’s vertical & horizontal business diversification as well as growth through inorganic route. He had illustrious career in Business Development function of NTPC in Domestic as well as International Arena with special focus on 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.