Biswajit Basu has been given the charge of Director (Projects), NHPC Limited on 1st January 2021. Prior to his appointment as Director (Projects), he held the position of Chief General Manager, Project Monitoring and Support Group Division, NHPC.
Born on 30th December, 1963, Basu is an electrical engineering graduate from Tripura Engineering College (Now NIT, Agartala). He joined NHPC in year 1987 as a Trainee Engineer (Electrical) at Loktak Power Station, Manipur and steadily has risen to the professional ladder in NHPC.
During his career spanning around 33 years in NHPC, Basu has worked in various projects during construction and O&M stages. The projects where he was posted during their Construction Stage were Kurichu (60 MW, Bhutan), Chamera-II (300 MW, Himachal Pradesh), Subansiri Lower (2000 MW, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam), Sippi (4 MW, Arunachal Pradesh), Loktak Down Stream (66 MW, Manipur), Dibang (2880 MW, Arunachal Pradesh). He was also posted in O&M Projects such as Loktak (105 MW, Manipur), Rangit
(60 MW, Sikkim).