India’s Nuclear Power Corporation Appoints New CEO
Distinguished scientist S. K. Sharma has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for a five year term. On assuming charge, Sharma said that safety in all aspects of the nuclear power plants in India will continue to be his highest priority.
Sharma held several high level positions in Indian nuclear power stations, including that of site director at Rawatbhata in the north-western state of Rajasthan, before assuming the position of Director (Operations) in 2015, according to a statement issued by NPCIL. At the World Association of Nuclear Operators – Tokyo Center, Sharma worked with an international team of nuclear experts for improving the safety and reliability of nuclear power stations across the world, reports Economic Times.