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SCOPE Excellence Award to Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC

15th Dec, 2010

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh presented the SCOPE Excellence Award Gold Trophy in individual category to Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman & Managing Director, NTPC Limited at the SCOPE Excellence Award function held in New Delhi today. He has been awarded for his outstanding contribution to the public sector.

Shri Roy Choudhury is a dynamic leader with proven abilities to achieve transformational changes in the sector. He seeks to position NTPC a Maharatna enterprise on course to become the largest and best power producer in the world. NTPC is the largest power generating company in India with an installed capacity of over 32694 MW operating 28 power stations across the country.

Illustrious career of Shri Arup Roy Choudhury spans over 32 years of outstanding contribution in the fields of engineering, general management, strategic management and business leadership. He is a Graduate in Civil Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and a Post-Graduate in Management and Systems from IIT-Delhi. A keen learner of the latest professional developments, he is currently pursuing a doctorate in ‘Select Study of Project Performance Metrics in Indian Construction Industry’ from IIT-Delhi.

Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, has the distinction of becoming the youngest Chief Executive Officer of a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) at the age of 44 years when he joined as Chairman & Managing Director, National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) on April 03, 2001.

Shri Choudhury’s rich and varied contribution to the organizations he has worked with has been recognized by prestigious professional, academic and Government institutions, both national and international.

His vision, leadership and industriousness transformed NBCC, which was a sick company with negative net-worth and salary back-log in 2001, into a blue-chip enterprise having Schedule ‘A’ and ‘Miniratna’ status bestowed upon it by the Government of India.

As Chairman, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), the apex body of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs), Shri Choudhury has been effectively leading policy advocacy for greater empowerment of these enterprises. He is also promoting the cause of greater professionalism, competitiveness, societal commitment, transparency and global-benchmarking among the CPSEs.

Shri Choudhury believes in growth and excellence through proactive approach and his dictum is “Sankalp Shuddha Hi Siddha” i.e. if your intentions are pure, you are bound to succeed. He has a strong commitment for the well-being of the society at large. His sharp focus on corporate governance and environmentally sustainable growth has been demonstrated in concrete actions and substantial benefits.

SCOPE Excellence Award

Shri Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman & Managing Director, NTPC Limited and Shri A.K. Singhal, Director (Finance) receiving the prestigious PSU Excellence Award 2010 from Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh, Union Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises. PSU Excellence Awards were organized under the aegis of Department of Public Enterprises, Indian Chamber of Commerce and Deloitte.


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