Sunday, March 9, 2008

Reliance Power names Chalasani as CEO

New Delhi, March 8 Reliance Power, a Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group company, on Saturday named Mr J.P. Chalasani as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Chalasani, a former whole-time Director (Business Development) of group company Reliance Energy Ltd, has taken over as the Chief Executive of the company which listed on the bourses recently, a company press release said here.

Formerly with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), J P Chalasani joined the Reliance group in 1995 and has over 27 years of experience in the power sector. Commissioning of the 2100 MW Ramagundam Thermal Power Station, the largest-sized thermal power project at the time, was the key highlight of his over 15-year stint with NTPC. Chalasani has handled various assignments for Reliance ADA group, including the successful bidding for two ultra mega power projects.

“Chalasani has tendered his resignation from the Board of Reliance Energy Ltd with effect from March 7,” it said.

Reliance Power Ltd is currently developing 13 power projects with a combined installed capacity of 28,000 MW

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