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SJVN Limited gets first woman director

Kapur was also the first woman officer to join SJVN HR Department and now she is the first woman functional Director of SJVN.

Statesman News Service | New Delhi |

Satluj Jal Vidhut Nigam (SJVN) Limited has got its first woman director following the appointment of Geeta Kapur as Director (Personnel).

Prior to this, Kapur was holding the post of General Manager (HR) in SJVN. She succeeds Nand Lal Sharma, who had been elevated to the post of Chairman and Managing Director on December 1, 2017.

Kapur was also the first woman officer to join SJVN HR Department and now she is the first woman functional Director of SJVN.

She was selected by Public Enterprise Selection Board, Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India by an interview where she had stiff competition from other senior candidates from various Public Sector Undertakings including SJVN.

Kapur joined SJVN in 1992 as Personnel Officer. Prior to joining SJVN, she was working with Punjab Wireless Systems, a concern owned by Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation.

After her initial education from the prestigious Loretto Convent (Tara Hall) in Shimla, she earned her graduate degree from St Bede’s College and completed her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.

She has a vast experience of 30 years in various personnel and administration functions. Under her leadership, the effective implementation of Balanced Score Card to achieve organisational targets has resulted in Excellent and Very Good MOU rating for the past several years.

Enthusiastic about her new appointment, Kapur said that she will strive to establish SJVN in the revered list of “Great Place to Work” on the bedrock of sound and strategic HR interventions.