Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman & Managing Director - NTPC joined NBPPL as Chairman on 04.08.2012. He has an illustrious career spanning over 34 years of outstanding contribution in the fields of engineering, general management, strategic management and business leadership.
He is a Graduate in Civil Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and a Post-Graduate in Management and Systems from IIT-Delhi. A keen learner of the latest professional developments, he has been conferred Doctorate in "Performance Assessment of Infrastructure Development Projects" from IIT-Delhi in April, 2013.
Dr. Choudhury has the distinction of becoming the youngest Chief Executive Officer of a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) at the age of 44 years when he joined as Chairman & Managing Director, National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) on April 03, 2001. Prior to that he had worked in prominent public and private sector companies since 1979, when he started his career.
Dr. Choudhury's rich and varied contribution of over 32 years has been recognized by prestigious professional, academic and Government institutions, both national and international.
His vision, leadership and industriousness transformed NBCC, which was a sick company with negative net-worth and salary back-log in 2001, into a blue-chip enterprise having Schedule 'A' and 'Miniratna' status bestowed upon it by the Government of India. He pulled NBCC out of the abyss and catapulted it into the distinguished league of 'Top Ten CPSEs'.
Dr. Choudhury believes in growth and excellence through proactive approach and his dictum is "Sankalp Shuddha Hi Siddha" i.e. if your intentions are pure, you are bound to succeed.
Dr. Choudhury has a strong commitment for the well-being of the society at large. His sharp focus on corporate governance and environmentally sustainable growth has been demonstrated in concrete actions and substantial benefits.