The Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK) Delhi Network has honored the Chairman and Managing Director of Maharatna PSU Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC with an 'Outstanding Engineers Award' in recognition of his unfailing commitment to Excellence in Project Management in New Delhi today.
The award was presented on the occasion of IET (UK) Lord Austin Lecture 2012 on theme UK and European Rail Freight- Insight & Lessons for India
delivered by Lord Tony Berkely, Chairman, Rail Freight Group and board Member, European Rail Freight Association.
The Maharatna public sector enterprise operating under the leadership of Mr. Choudhury has recently declared its second quarter results for the fiscal year 2012-13, in which it has posted a growth of 30% in its profit after tax (PAT).
For the first half year, the unaudited total income of NTPC
stood at Rs. 34,012.77 crore, and the unaudited PAT stands at Rs. 5,641.02 crore as compared to Rs. 31,554.76 crore and Rs. 4,499.90 crore respectively for the respective period last year - thereby recording an increase of 8% in unaudited total income and 25% rise in unaudited PAT.
In FY1 of 2012-13, the NTPC group declared open a 2820 MW plant, which is highest ever by NTPC in a period of six month. The PSU is the country's largest power producer with an installed capacity of 39174 MW.