Atul Sobti to be BHEL's next CMD

GN Bureau | September 2, 2015



Flagship public sector undertaking Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) will have Atul Sobti as its next chairman and managing director. He will take charge on or after January 1.

"Government has approved the appointment of Atul Sobti, Director (Power), BHEL, as CMD, BHEL for a period of five years. The date of his assumption of charge of the post on or after January 1, 2016, till the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is the earliest," the company said in a regulatory filing.

BHEL's present Chairman and Managing Director B P Rao has the distinction of being first PSU head to receive a two year extension of his tenure on January 1, 2014.

Rao, was to superannuate on December 31, 2013, but was granted extension for a period of two years with effect from January 1, 2014.  Rao took over as CMD of the company in 2009. In a separate regulatory filing BHEL said that Amitabh Mathur has assumed charge as Director (Industrial Systems & Products) of the power equipment maker.

Comments

 

Other News

Stories you must read over the weekend

Joseph A Cannataci is the UN’s first and current special rapporteur for the right to privacy appointed by the Human Rights Council (HRC) in July 2015. His appointment came with growing global concerns about threats to privacy in the digital age where governments and big corporations collect mass da

When Jaitley sparred with Chidambaram

This is what Arun Jaitley had to say:   We want to take action which may either want to have an assault on what is the shadow economy or the parallel economy itself. Let us take this example of what everybody has commented on Section 132. Section 132, in simple,

One country, one tax from July 1

 After an intense seven-hour-long debate in the Lok Sabha, the cabinet gave a nod to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. A green signal has also been given to the four crucial supplementary bills; Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill, Integrated GST (IGST) Bill, Compensation GST (compensation

Indian team’s internet access to villages gets global recognition

 A successful effort to take high speed internet to over six lakh Indian villages by an IIT Bombay team failed to get support from the government. But, the same indigenous television white space technology developed by the team has now won Mozilla Corporation’s ‘equal rating innovation cha

DJB unveils Yamuna river project

Delhi Jal Board, in collaboration with University of Virginia on Thursday unveiled the Yamuna River Project with a symposium cum exhibition as a part of the overall effort to map out an expansive, multidisciplinary prescription to clean Yamuna. The discussion opened on the lines of eradicati

UJALA scheme: Over 22 crore LED bulbs distributed

  Over 22 crore LED bulbs have been distributed by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under UJALA scheme, union minister Piyush Goyal informed the Lok Sabha.   The minister said that the National LED programme, called Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for

Video

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter