Shri Abhay Kumar Singh

Shri Abhay Kumar Singh

Shri Abhay Kumar Singh (59 years) is the Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC Ltd. At present, Shri Singh is also holding additional charge of the post of Director (Personnel), NHPC Limited. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of NHDC Limited and Loktak Downstream Hydroelectric Corporation Limited.

Shri Abhay Kumar Singh, a Civil Engineering Graduate of the 1983 batch from Regional Engineering College, Durgapur (now NIT) has 36 years of extensive experience in the Hydro Sector. Shri Singh began his professional career as Probationary Executive in NHPC in the year 1985. Driven by a passion to succeed and possessing the requisite talent, Shri Singh steadily rose up the ranks and during this period he was associated with several marquee projects that highlighted NHPC’s standing as the premier hydropower developer in the country. He played a key role in the execution of Projects like Tanakpur, Dhauliganga, Teesta Low Dam stage-IV, Parbati-II, Parbati-III, and Kishanganga. As the head of the Renewable Energy Division, he spearheaded NHPC’s efforts in diversification in Solar and wind space.

During his long association with NHPC, Shri Singh has served the organization with notable contributions. Shri Singh is well versed with all the facets of hydropower development and has worked across domains like Project monitoring and planning, Business Development besides his expertise area of Project Construction. He has always put emphasis on adopting new technologies for enhancing the Project execution capabilities of the organization.
Since assuming the charge of Chairman & Managing Director of NHPC, Shri Singh has focused on broadening the business portfolio of NHPC. MOUs have been signed for the implementation of new hydro schemes with a total installed capacity of 3414 MW. He has also stressed greater persuasion with Discoms for revenue realization, resulting in the highest ever annual revenue collections.

Shri Abhay Kumar Singh has always emphasized the team approach and the development of strong teams for achieving the targets of the organization. He is a firm believer in institutionalizing the best practices and implementation of innovative initiatives. Shri Singh possesses an excellent blend of technical and people management skills and believes in empowering employees for quick and effective decision-making.
Shri Singh is extremely passionate about hydropower development and the key role these projects play in the overall socio-economic development of the Project area.

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