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about NTPC School of Business (NSB)

Under the aegis of NTPC Education and Research Society (NEARS) and with the mentorship of IIM–Ahmedabad, NTPC School of Business works towards the goal of a pioneer in energy management through human capacity generation and research devoted to the field of energy management. Equipped with a state of the art campus and mentorship of IIM Ahmedabad, the institute currently runs two programs- Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM-E) and Post Graduate Diploma in Energy Management (PGDM-EM). The AICTE approved courses are oriented towards training and research enrichment in the field of energy sector in India. The institute also focuses on cutting edge research and consultancy through its various centers of excellence such as Center for Energy innovations Center for Energy Environment and Center for Research and innovation.


Director NTPC School of Business

Dr. Rajeshwari Narendran

Director, NTPC School Of Business

Dr. Rajeshwari Narendran is Ph.D. in Management & MBA as well as Andrew Towl Scholar- Harvard Business School (GloColl and CWW), Boston, USA & FDP IIM-A 2009. Formerly she was a Professor and Head (Bus. Admin) and Director of MHRM, M L Sukhadia University Udaipur. She had also led the Academy of HRD Ahmedabad as its Director and played a key role in the research program.

She is also a visiting Professor at IIM Udaipur, IIM Ahmedabad, and many universities across the globe. She has delivered lectures and training at Harvard Business School as well.

She has the distinction of being the first woman to be elected in any professional body in HR & Management across Asia. She is currently the National Council Member of the Higher Education Council of Women International Chamber of Commerce and Industries, a State coordinator of All Ladies League.

She has won many awards and accolades at the national and international levels. She has been nominated as a Board member of the Pravasi Legal Aid Cell for gulf countries for supporting the working people of India abroad for rehabilitation, rights, dignity, safety, compensation, empowerment, and mental moral support in distress etc. She was awarded as Super Achiever Award for women in HRD research and development for her 25 years of contribution in the World HRD Congress. She received the “Global Award for Women making the world a better place to live” in Thailand in June 2018.

She has been inducted into the Association of Global Business, Research, and Practice, USA which represents B Schools of 119 Universities from across the globe. As a Psycho Dynamic Analyst, helping Indian Public sector giants corporate like BOB, NTPC, DGH, Ministry of Petroleum, Accenture, Reserve Bank of India, Cochin Shipyard, NCFE, PGCL, Punjab National Bank, CII, Rubamin, RCFL, etc to hire and promote leadership pipeline and Training. She has also established the first Behavioral lab in any University in India.

She is on the advisory editorial board of the International Journal of HRD Practice Policy and Research, UK; ECNR, Canada and former Chief Editor of IJTD.


Energy is an essential part of our lives. Its importance has further increased during this period as it is critical in providing emergency services and facilitating lifesaving equipment. This has clearly brought additional responsibility for the energy professional. To match the ever-increasing need for energy, a specialized workforce is required which can serve the sector rationally.

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In the global economic arena, India has been recognized as the bright spot and is poised for accelerated growth in the times to come with a great demographic advantage. The energy in all its forms is a vital input for the economic development of the country. The Indian energy sector has been witnessing a rapid pace of changes in terms of regulatory reforms, innovative initiatives and technological developments.

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Mr. Dillip Kumar Patel


Here, at NTPC School of Business, we work with experts from the field and academics towards making NSB a World-class Center for Excellence in the Power and Energy Management sector.
This includes being a leader in Decarbonization, Digitalization, Decentralization, Democratization of energy production, distribution, and sustainable development.

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Dr. Rajeshwari Narendran

Director, NTPC School Of Business

DDG-A NTPC School of Business

In my 33 years long career, I have realized that education is one of the most effective ways to generate equity. The teaching profession offers an excellent opportunity to give back to the society. Polishing young minds, instilling confidence in the next generation, helping them frame correct attitude (and many more) are a few positives educators impart on the young population in general. This helps in building a harmonious and progressive ecosystem, which is of critical importance for any country.

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Dr. G. C. Tripathi -


Since its inception, NTPC School of Business, under the mentorship of IIM Ahmedabad, has been working towards knowledge creation as well as imparting training in the field of energy sector domain,  hence creating the much-needed leadership role in energy business and preparing future energy managers and industry leaders.

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Dr. P. P. Kulkarni -



Shri Gurdeep Singh

Chairman and Managing Director,

NTPC Limited

Shri Dillip Kumar Patel

Director (HR)

NTPC Limited

Dr Gauri Trivedi

Independent Director

NTPC Limited

Shri Seetahpathy Chander

Ex-Independent Director

NTPC Limited

Shri N.N Misra

Ex-Director (Operations)

NTPC Limited

Prof Sanjay Verma


IIM Ahmedabad

Prof Ajay Pandey


IIM Ahmedabad

Prof Sunil Maheshwari


IIM Ahmedabad


Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) set up in 1961, provides Education, Training, Consulting and research in Management. It has consistently been ranked as the number one Management School in the Country. It is the first Indian Business School to have European Quality Improvement system (EQUIS) accreditation, which certifies that the quality of IIM-A’s academic processes and programmes are as par with the best business schools globally.

Executive committee

The Executive committee comprises of five renowned professors from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A); The brief introduction of professors are as illustrated below;

Prof. Ajay Pandey

Prof. Ajay Pandey is faculty in IIM–Ahmedabad since April 2001. Prof. Pandey is an Engineer from IIT – Roorkee and Fellow of IIM- Ahmedabad. He is professor of Finance & Accounting at IIM-A. His researches are mainly in Capital Market, Corporate Finance, Public Procurement, Corporate Governance, Public Private Partnership in Infrastructure & Energy Sectors etc.

Prof. Amit Garg

Prof. Amit Garg is Public Systems groups professor at IIM-A. He has been associated with IIM –Ahmedabad since 2008. Prof. Garg has completed his Engineering in Electronics and Communication and Masters in Computer Science from IIT –Roorkee and Fellowship from IIM- Ahmedabad. His researches are mainly in Water, Energy, Agriculture Climate Change, Smart Grids, Green Product and Services Carbon Finance, New and Renewable Energy etc.

Prof. Sanjay Verma

Prof. Sanjay Verma is Information Systems professor at IIM-A. He is with IIM –Ahmedabad since 1999. He has done MBA in Marketing from Ajmer, Rajasthan and Fellowship from IIM- Culcutta. His researches include E- Governance, in Water, Energy, Agriculture Climate Change, Smart Grids, Green, Knowledge Management, Use of Information Technology in Government, Strategies for improving Rail-Port Interface etc.

Prof. Shailesh Gandhi

Prof. Shailesh Gandhi is Finance & Accounting professor at IIM-A. He is also a Dean of Programmes at IIM-A. He is with IIM –Ahmedabad since 2004. Prof. Gandhi is a Chemical Engineer and fellow from IIM- A. His researches are mainly in Corporate Performance Measurement & Management, Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting, Management Planning & Control, Accounting issues etc. Prof. Garg is also a Member of ICAI since 2008-09.

Prof. Sunil Maheshwari

Prof. Sunil Maheshwari is Human Resources Management professor at IIM-A. He is a Civil Engineer from IIT – Delhi and fellow from IIM- A. Prof. Maheshwari is with IIM-A since 2000. His researches are mainly in Turnaround Management, HRM in Healthcare Management, Leadership etc. Prof. Maheshwari is also Director of UCO Bank.

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