Additional Chief Secretary of Govt. of Kerala (Industry and commerce).
A 1979 batch IAS officer, Shri. Somasunadaran has served across various disciplines like finance, revenue, Industries, commerce, export promotion, civil supplies, consumer affairs and Defense during his long and illustrious career both in centre as well as state. He brings with him, a rich and diversified experience in providing leadership to the company.
Shri. T. O. Sooraj , I.A.S has been nominated by Government of Kerala as a Director on the Board of Directors of TELK w.e.f. 18.06.2009. Shri. T.O.Sooraj, an IAS officer of the 1994 batch, is the Director of Industries, Government of Kerala. He has also served as the District Collector of Trichur and Inspector General of Registration. A post-graduate degree holder in Science with a PGDIM and a bachelor’s degree in law, Shri. Sooraj has several years experience in the forest department and banking. A native of Kottarakkara, Shri. Sooraj is a champion of eco-tourism and a sport enthusiast deeply interested in trekking and adventure tourism.
Shri A.K. Jha has been appointed as a Director on 3.7.2012. Shri Jha has more than 35 years of rich and varied experience in Power Sector in the areas of Erection and Commissioning, Project Planning & Monitoring, Project Management. He has also worked in area of Human Relations. A Mechanical Engineer from Ranchi University 1976 batch, with LLB from Delhi University in 1996. Shri Jha is a 'B' Level certified Project Manager from International Project Management Association (IPMA). He has presented paper on Project Management at IPMA World Congress in Rome in 2008 and delivered a Lecture on Project Management at International Congress in Tokyo in 2008. Widely travelled, Shri Jha has visited various Power Stations and manufacturing units in South Korea, UK, USA, Japan, Italy and Russia. He was earlier Regional Executive Director (NR) in NTPC.
Shri. U.P. Pani
has been appointed as a Director on 09.05.2013. Shri U.P. Pani is a Graduate in Electrical Engineering from BITS PILANI (1978) and joined NTPC in November, 1978 as (3rd batch) Executive Trainee. He has worked in Erection, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, Technical Services Deptt. of Korba STPS (3x200+3x500MW) and Talchar STPS, (6x500MW). He worked as Business Unit Head (BUH) of NSPCL (joint Venture of NTPC & SAIL) at Bhilai and Durgapur. He was Head of NTPC Kahalgaon (4x210 MW+3x500MW) Project. During his tenure, all three 500 MW Units of Kahalgaon Stage-II were commercialised. He was Head of Project of NTPC’s biggest plant, i.e. Vindhyachal STPP (4260MW). On 15th March 2010, Shri. Pani took over as Regional Executive Director (Eastern Region-I) and was responsible for overall functioning of various regional projects of NTPC and projects of various subsidiaries and joint venture of NTPC. As BUH in the capacity of GM & RED at various locations and regions, he has also been responsible for HR functions and has steered numbers of HR initiatives.
Shri. Arun Kumar Gupta
has taken over the charge as Managing Director, TELK as on 26.04.2011. Prior to this, he has worked in different NTPC stations in Delhi, U.P., Rajasthan, Gujarat and Corporate Centre since 1981 in different capacities in different functions. A 1981 Delhi College of Engineering Graduate, Shri. Gupta has a keen interest in taking active participation in various social initiatives. He is an avid reader who loves classical music, both instrument as well as vocal, he spends his extra time in pursuing spiritual pursuits.
Smt. G.Indu has been nominated by Government of Kerala as a Director on the Board of Directors of TELK w.e.f. 19.10.2011. Presently, she serves Government of Kerala as Additional Secretary in Finance Department.
Shri. Sudhir Arya has been nominated by NTPC Limited as a Director on the Board of Directors of TELK w.e.f. 29.11.2011. Presently, he is serving NTPC Limited in the capacity of Executive Director (Finance) at NTPC Corporate Centre, Engineering Office Complex (EOC), Noida.