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Shri D. Bandyopadhyay

Director (HR)

Shri D. Bandyopadhyay was appointed as Director (Human Resources) on the Board of BHEL w.e.f 1st August, 2015.

He is an Electrical Engineer from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal. During a career spanning more than 34 years he has had diversified and versatile professional experience of work encompassing Strategic as well as Operational Management areas in various capacities in BHEL, including Power Projects both in India and abroad.

He started his career in BHEL in 1981, at BHEL-Power Sector-Technical Services, New Delhi as an Engineer Trainee. Thereafter, working with Power Sector- Eastern Region, he spent a considerable period at erection sites in India, acquired and enriched professional experience in Project Implementation and Construction. Shri Bandyopadhyay has diversified experience of execution of a number of Power Projects of Power Sector as well as Industrial Sector in addition to Overseas Projects, which is a unique distinction. He was a key member of the team in successful execution of three consecutive EPC projects of PDO, Oman by spearheading the Engineering, Planning and Project Execution. The completion of these projects on time which also demanded implementation of very high standards of safety and quality, enabled BHEL to secure further orders from overseas, for Gas Turbines.

Shri Bandyopadhyay led Power Sector-Southern Region (PSSR), as Executive Director and PSSR achieved its highest ever turnover of 1623 Crore, (an increase of 12% on YOY) with all-round growth in Value added and PBT of the Region. During his tenure as CEO of PSSR, he steered the Region to Profits from losses of earlier year. Under his leadership, PSSR has achieved highest ever Capacity Addition of 4518.5 MW (17% increase over 2013-14) which enabled BHEL in exceeding the Ministry of Power Target of Capacity Addition by 19%. To meet the challenges of reduced time cycle of projects, he spearheaded a team of creative engineers to introduce new initiatives like Project Planning module, PEMS etc in Power Sector. Further he was instrumental in implementing Standardised Material Handling Package in Power Sector for the first time. Shri Bandyopadhyay had taken lead role for implementation of one BHEL-ERP drive as Functional Convener for various functions.

As Construction Manager of various domestic as well as International Project sites and also as Executive Director of Power Sector Southern Region (PSSR), Shri Bandyopadhyay has skillfully handled the HR function, involving employees at various levels including Worker Unions, Staff Associations. He has always motivated the workforce especially the Younger Generation keeping in mind the Company’s Vision, Mission, Values and Policies. During his tenure as CEO of PSSR, he has emphasized the need for training and given special impetus to the training needs, especially in the area of Quality and Safety. He was instrumental in training of large number of young Engineers in the area of installation of Higher Capacity Turbines & Generators.

As Head of PSSR, he has been instrumental in achieving the targets with regard to CSR by actively getting involved and personally monitoring the CSR activities helping under-privileged children and backward communities.

As Executive Director, Human Resources & Corporate Communication, he dealt with various functions of HR, Management services, CSR, IT, Corporate Communication and HRD.

Shri Bandyopadhyay is the Part-time Chairman on the Board of Dada Dhuniwale Khandwa Power Limited and a Part-time Director on the Board of NTPC-BHEL Power Projects Private Limited.