Expert Talk with Mr. Sanil C Namboodiripad, Managing Director, ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited.
Mr. Sanil C. Namboodiripad is the Managing Director of ONGC Tripura Power Co. (OTPC - a JV of ONGC, Tripura Govt. and IL&FS) OTPC owns and operates a 726 MW combined cycle power plant and serves 25% of the electricity requirement of the North Eastern States. He holds BTech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with MBA in Finance. He has over 30 years of rich experience in O&M of Gas based combined cycle power plants, Coal fired power plants and EHV Transmission Systems.
He started his career with NTPC where he worked for 18 years in large gas turbine power plants at Kawas and Dabhol. Later he worked with Reliance Power in the Corporate Operations Group with main focus on establishing O&M strategies, Systems and Processes and M&D systems for the power stations being setup by Reliance. He has also worked with Sterlite Power as Head – Asset Mgmt of the pan India EHV transmission assets of Sterlite. Prior to joining OTPC, he was associated with Adani Transmission where he was managing the portfolio of 25 EHV substations and more than 11000 circuit kms of EHV Transmission lines including HVDC systems.