IPCL appoints Anup Bhargava as MD
India Power Corporation Ltd (IPCL) has announced the appointment of Anup Bhargava as its Managing Director with effect from 1st March 2012. Bhargava, who holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering (Honours) from the Aligarh Muslim University, has over 24 years of rich experience in the power industry. Prior to joining IPCL, he was President at CESC, a Kolkata based utility company. Bhargava started his career with BHEL in 1987 and moved to Singapore by 1995 to take senior position for a power conglomerate, and during the years has taken up various leadership roles in Power Industry with increasing levels of responsibility, and was Asia Commercial Director – GE Power & Water, before moving back to India in 2011. While in Singapore, Bhargava has also served as president, Fellow of Instrumentation & Control Society of Singapore.
Commenting on the occasion, Jyoti Poddar, Director said, “Our Power vertical is cruising ahead with the aim to emerge as a major player in the Power sector. We are confident that under Anup’s leadership, IPCL will continue on its growth path. On behalf of the entire organization, we welcome Anup onboard and wish him a prolific stint as a key leader and a long association in our organization.”
Bhargava added, “IPCL is a robust organisation with a tremendous ability to outshine in the power industry. It has set ambitious goal of achieving 10,000 MW of generation and 2500 MVA in distribution in the years to come. With the generation projects in Haldia and Asansol in full swing and upgradation and augmentation of the distribution system and nurturing the new business initiatives like distribution franchisee / license, the power vertical will definitely scale to new heights. I am really looking forward to the days to come, which will be exiting and enduring, together with the team.”