Rajib K Mishra takes over as CMD of PTC India
Rajib Kumar Mishra, who is currently the acting chairman of PTC India or formerly Power Trading Corporation of India Limited, has been given a permanent role in the company, despite facing regulatory issues related to its subsidiary, PTC India Financial Services Ltd. Mishra has extensive experience in the power sector and holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Aligarh Muslim University. He was also awarded the status of Visiting Scholar by the University of Texas, Austin, in 2008 for his post-doctoral research. Mishra completed his graduation in Electrical Engineering from NIT Durgapur and his post-graduation from NTNU, Norway under NORAD Fellowship.
Dr. Mishra started working at PTC India Limited as the Executive Director in October 2011, overseeing operations, business development, retail and advisory services. He later joined the PTC Board as the Director of Marketing and Business Development on February 24, 2015. Before joining PTC, Dr. Mishra worked at NTPC and Power Grid in various capacities, accumulating a professional experience of 38 years.
Dr Rajib Kumar Mishra, who has over 38 years of professional experience, has served in various capacities at NTPC and Power Grid before joining PTC India as Executive Director in October 2011. In his previous role at PTC, he was responsible for operations, business development, retail, and advisory services. He has also authored several technical and management papers and four published books by Rupa & Co. On March 29, he was appointed as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of PTC India Limited.
About the Power Trading Corporation of India Limited (PTC):
Power Trading Corporation of India Limited (PTC) is a public sector undertaking established in 1999 under the Ministry of Power, Government of India. Its primary business is to trade electricity across different regions of India. PTC initially started its operations as a power trading company in India, but over the years, it has diversified into other areas such as power generation, transmission, distribution, and consulting services. PTC has played a significant role in the development of the Indian power sector by promoting competition and transparency in the market. The company has also been involved in several international projects in countries such as Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
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