Balraj Joshi Appointed as New NHPC chairman

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Balraj Joshi was appointed the chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of NHPC Ltd, the country’s premier hydro power utility. Joshi is at present director (technical) in the organisation. According to another order, P. Alli Rani has been appointed the CMD of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) Ltd. She is at present director (finance) in Container Corporation of India Limited. Rani has been appointed to the post for a period of five years.

Balram Joshi :

Joshi is at present director (technical) in the organisation. The appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved his appointment to the post till 31 December, 2019, i.e. the date of his superannuation, according to an order issued by the department of personnel and training (DoPT).

According to another notice, Cabinet Committee has appointed P. Alli Rani, who is at present director (finance) in Container Corporation of India Limited, as the CMD of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI)  .

NHPC :

NHPC Limited (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) is an Indian Hydropower generation company that was incorporated in the year 1975 with an authorised capital of Rs. 2000 million and with an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in all aspects. Later on NHPC expanded its objects to include other sources of energy like Solar, Geothermal, Tidal, Wind etc. At present, NHPC is a Mini Ratna Category-I Enterprise of the Govt. of India with an authorised share capital of Rs. 150,000 Million .

CCI :

Competition Commission of India is a statutory body of the Government of India responsible for enforcing The Competition Act, 2002 throughout India and to prevent activities that have an appreciable adverse effect on competition in India. It was established on 14 October 2003. It became fully functional in May 2009 with Dhanendra Kumar as its first Chairman.