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Balraj Joshi Appointed New NHPC chairman

NHPC Ltd has roped in Balraj Joshi as its new chairman-cum-managing director (CMD)
NHPC Ltd is India's hydropower power utility.

  • He is appointed by Appointment Committee of the Cabinet.
  • Joshi is currently serving as the technical director in NHPC.
  • According to another notice, Cabinet Committee has appointed P. Alli Rani, who is at present director (finance) in Container Corporation of India Limited, as the CMD of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) 
  • Joshi is appointed for two years while Rani is appointed for five years.


  • It stands for National Hydroelectric Power Corporation
  • It is an Indian Hydropower generation company.
  • It was incorporated in the year 1975 
  • NHPC is a Mini Ratna Category-I Enterprise of the Govt. of India

About CCI

  • It was incorporated on July 31, 1970
  • Its headquarters is located in Mumbai.
  • It is a public sector agency responsible for equitable distribution of cotton
  • It is engaged in diverse activities related to trade, procurement, and export of cotton
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