Hyderabad: Prashant Kumar Mohapatra took over as Regional Executive Director (South) of NTPC limited at Secunderabad on Friday. Presently, he is Regional Executive director, Western Region-II of NTPC limited at Raipur in Chhattisgarh and will hold additional charge as RED, south.
A graduate in Mechanical Engineer from Regional Engineering College, Rourkela, Mohapatra joined NTPC as an executive trainee.
In a career span of over 36 years,he worked in various capacities at several plants across the country such as EOC, Corporate Centre, Talcher Super Thermal Power Station, Talcher Thermal and Vindhyachal, and as a Head of the Power Station at Kawas, Sipat, Kahalgaon and Ramagundam, according to a press release.
As head of Sipat, Mohapatra played a pivotal role in successfully installing NTPC’s first super critical technology based 660 MW units.