Jharsuguda: Chhavi Nath Singh assumed charge as Chief Executive Officer of Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda on Tuesday. Prior to joining the Jharsuguda operations, since 2016 Singh was at the helm of affairs at Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Vedanta Limited, as Chief Operating Officer.
Singh has a rich experience of nearly four decades in the Indian power industry, with an extensive stint of 26 years with NTPC. He has also been in leadership roles at some of India’s leading corporates in the power sector like Hindustan Zinc, Essar, JSW Energy and TSPL. He has led diverse key responsibilities in the domestic power sector, from concept to commissioning.
Assuming the responsibility as CEO, Singh said, “It is a privilege to lead one of India’s largest aluminium& power complex that is contributing towards the progress of Odisha and India. Aligned to the company and our Chairman’s vision, I look forward to working with all of our stakeholders, including govt. and community, to galvanize the industrial progress of state and effectively contribute to Make In Odisha and Make In India. To that end, I seek cooperation from all.”
A mechanical engineer from MLN Regional Engineering College, Allahabad, he also holds a Diploma in Business Management from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. He succeeds Abhijit Pati, who will assume charge as Chief Executive Officer of the Chhattisgarh based Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO), a subsidiary of Vedanta Ltd.