Vinod Kumar

Executive Director

Mr. V K Dassani began his career with NTPC in the year 1980 at Korba, immediately after completing mechanical engineering from NIT Raipur. During his distinguished career spanning 38 years with NTPC, Mr. Dassani gained extensive hands-on experience in Operations and Maintenance at various thermal and gas power plants in India. He has in-depth exposure in areas such as Contracts and Materials Management in Power plants, Purchase, Systems and Inventory Management, Steel & Coal Procurement, Risk Management, ERP/SAP, Stores Management, Inventory Management, Import and Exports, Obsolete, surplus, Non-moving items and Scrap Management, Vendor Registration and Risk Management during his stints in different departments of NTPC including at NTPC Corporate Centre. He has trained and nurtured numerous plant and trainee executives in NTPC.

He had worked with the Consultancy wing of NTPC as Addl. General Manager and HOD (Contracts and Materials). Subsequently, he worked with the NTPC SAIL Power Company Ltd as General Manager (Contracts and Materials). Several R&M Contracts, ERP/SAP system in NSPCL, EPC Packages of Rourkela PP-II Expansion (1x250 MW), Durgapur PP-III (2x20 MW) EPC Packages of Durgapur Solar (20 MW), Salem Solar (50 MW) and Bhilai Solar (7 MW) were awarded and implemented/under implementation during his tenure.  

He has undergone various specialized courses on power plant maintenance at CEGB UK,  at Tata Power’s Trombay Station for 200 MW and 500 MW and “Risk Management and Loss Prevention” at Swiss Re, Zurich.

Mr. Dassani is well respected in the Power Sector for his deep knowledge of O&M, Contracts, and Materials as well as in the Risk Management Industry.

Education – B.E Mechanical

  • Credited with successfully placing Comprehensive Mega Risk Package Insurance Policy for NTPC