V. K. Chaturvedi
Occupation(s)Mechanical engineer
Nuclear power expert
AwardsPadma Shri

Vijay Kumar Chaturvedi is an Indian mechanical engineer and a nuclear power expert.[1] He is a former Chairman and Managing Director of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL).[2] He did his graduate studies in mechanical engineering at Vikram University- Samrat Ashok Technological Institute in 1965 and secured a master's degree in nuclear engineering from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Training School, Trombay.

After superannuating from NPCIL, Chaturvedi joined the Reliance Industries, served in such various capacities as that of a Director of New Power of Reliance Energy Limited, a Non-Executive of Reliance Power Limited, Director of the New Power at Reliance Infrastructure Limited and as a Non-Executive Director of Reliance Infrastructure Limited and serves the company as a member of its various committees.[3]

Chaturvedi is a former member of the Atomic Energy Commission of India and has chaired the Tokyo Centre of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO). He has also been a member of the Board of Governors of WANO for two years. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2001.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Vijay Kumar Chaturvedi". Bloomberg. 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  2. ^ "National Technology Day". Department of Atomic Energy. 2003. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Former Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited". Reliance Power. 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.