Sh. Yamuna Kumar Chaubey
Nominee of NHPC Limited
Shri Yamuna Kumar Chaubey is a graduate in Civil Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and holds the position of Nominee Director of NHPC Limited on the Board of the Company since its incorporation i.e. 01.06.2021.
Presently, Shri Chaubey is holding the post of Director (Technical), NHPC and additional charge of the post of Director (Personnel), NHPC. Shri Chaubey has experience of more than 35 years and has served in various departments i.e. Contracts, Design & Engineering and Construction Projects of NHPC in various capacities. He possesses experience in all aspects of development of a hydro-project from concept to commissioning and has contributed in development of NHPC Limited. Prior to joining NHPC Board, he held the position of Executive Director (Contracts) and was responsible for finalization & award of major contracts i.e. civil, hydro-mechanical, electro-mechanical, solar etc. including settlement of contractual issues relating to pre & post award stages of work.
His career spans for more than 25 years in Design & Engineering Division of NHPC, working, in various capacities, in planning & layout engineering for PFR/FR/DPR and construction stage design of hydro-electric/river valley projects. He has to his credit planning and designing of major hydro-projects of NHPC, namely 540 MW Chamera-I Project, Himachal Pradesh, 60 MW Kurichhu Project, Bhutan, 231 MW Chamera-III Project, Himachal Pradesh, 2000 MW Subansiri Lower project, Arunachal Pradesh, 2880 MW Dibang Multi-Purpose Project, Arunachal Pradesh.
He has also worked in construction of two prestigious projects of NHPC i.e. 540 MW Chamera-I Project, Himachal Pradesh - executed in collaboration with SNC/ACRES of Canada and 480 MW Uri HE Project, J&K - executed on turn-key basis by Uri Civil a Swedish Consortium.
He also contributed as an expert member of Working Group, led by Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission for the 3rd China-India Strategic Economic Dialogue in 2014 at Beijing, China. On request of Polavaram Project Authority, in 2017, he led NHPC expert team to Polavaram Multi-Purpose project for alternate arrangement of coffer dam.
He went to Stockholm, Sweden in 1993 under Transfer of Technology Programme. He also participated in ICOLD-2004, Seoul, South Korea and ICOLD-2016, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Shri Chaubey is also on the Board of Bundelkhand Saur Urja Ltd. as Chairman and Chenab Valley Power Projects Pvt. Ltd. as nominee Director.