Mr. A K Jha

Shri A K Jha is former CMD and Director Technical of NTPC. After superannuation, worked as the Member, MP Electricity Regulatory commission. Presently, member of the Global expert advisory council of ISA ( International Solar Alliance) and also a member of Research Council of NPL (National Physical Laboratory) , Delhi.
Shri Jha is a Mechanical Engineer from Ranchi University and also a law graduate from Delhi University (1996) .
• More than 42 years of experience in all areas of power plant right from conception to design & Engineering, erection & commissioning, Project management, Human Resources, Operation &Maintenance and R&D. Was conferred with CBIP Award for outstanding contribution in thermal Power sector development in 2016.
• Led the company’s initiative in the area of Renewable Energy in a big way.
• Introduced new technologies in NTPC such as Ultra Super critical technology and Air cooled condenser for new super critical plants.
• Pioneered the floating solar plant in India with development of indigenous floater design .
• Has been associated with R&D of Advance Ultra super critical technology research initiative of the Govt. of India.
• Attended climate change summit CoP 21 at Paris and CoP 22 at Marrakisch.
• Member of the Expert Committee on tariff for Nuclear Power.
• Was conferred Honorary Fellowship by Centre for Excellence in Project Management in 2016.