As indianmandarins had reported on 06 August, 2016 that the Appointment Committee of Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister, had cleared PESB’s recommendation made for the post of Director (Power) BHEL. It also also said that orders to this effect would be issued next week.
PESB had selected Akhil Joshi (ED- PL&J, BHEL) for Director (Power) on 19 April 2016.
The post fell vacant one 01 January 2016 after Atul Sobti took over as BHEL CMD on 31 December 2015. Sobti holds the additional charge of Director (Power) BHEL.
Joshi was selected from among twelve candidates that included 10 internal candidates and 06 external candidates.