Mr. Sankaralingam Thiagarajan
First class Degree in Electrical engineering from NIT( formerly REC ) Trichy and a short stint in Academics with Directorate of Technical Education, Tamilnadu.
A well-known power professional of repute in the areas of Engineering & Technology, Project Management, Environment Management and Social Development. More than 4 decades of hands on experience in Planning, Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance of Power Plants, Power Systems Areas of expertise include Strategic Planning, Business Development, Business Diversification, Business Acquisition, Commercial and contract Management , capacity and team building.
As Chairman and Managing Director / CEO, of the largest and most efficient power utilities in India , NTPC Ltd., enabled to realize the vision of NTPC, to be an integrated power major, powering India’s growth Post superannuation from NTPC serving in different private companies at Board level in Power Sector
Level A certified Project Director by IPMA Was responsible for winning pretigeous IPMA award for Project Management for NTPC ,Simhadri ; served as head of the jury for IPMA committee on Project Management Award in 2006.
Served as Member Secretary WEC –India during 2006-2008, Vice Chairman of the WEC Committee on Performance of the Generating Plant (PGP) Vice Chairman, of the National Chapter of CIGRE (India), Committee for International Council on Large Electric Systems based in Paris. .Chairman of National Study Committee on Distributed Generation (C-6) of CIGRE.India
Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award by REC /NIT , Trichy , Eminent Engineer Award -2005 from Institution of Engineers, Delhi., Infraline Energy – Excellence Awards 2007 – recognizing contribution to the Indian power sector. ‘Distinguished Fellowship’ Award by Institution of Directors (IOD), India.