Prof. Arup Roy Choudhury

Professor of Practice

(Ph.D., IIT/D)

Prof. (Dr.) Arup Roy Choudhury (born 29th Dec 1956) is a Technocrat. He worked as the Chairman & MD of NBCC (National Building Construction Corporation), a Navaratna Central Public Sector Company from 3rd April 2001 to 31st August 2010 and as Chairman and MD of NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) a Maharatna Central Public Sector Company from 1st September 2010 till 31st August 2015. He also held as additional charge of Chairman DVC (Damodar Valley Corporation) a Company owned by Govt. of India, Govt. of West Bengal and Govt. of Jharkhand. From 6th October 2015 till 15th Dec 2020 he worked with the Govt. of West Bengal initially as the Chief Commissioner West Bengal Right to Public Service Commission and thereafter as the Principal Advisor Infrastructure to the West Bengal Cabinet. Since 28th Jan 2021 he has joined as Professor of Practice with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Prof. Choudhury holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a Post graduation in Management & Systems. He has a Ph. D from IIT Delhi in Project Management, with a special emphasis is to Dispute Resolution. He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers India and has been registered as Professional Engineer (PE) by the Board of Engineers Malaysia. He a qualified Lead assessor of ISO 9000 and has been personally responsible for getting organizations qualified and certified under ISO 9000 and conducted several Systems and Quality audits. He has successfully completed an Advance Management Programme from Clare College University of Westminster London.

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