BHEL Strengthens HR Leadership with Appointment of Krishna Kumar Thakur as Director
Krishna Kumar Thakur, a seasoned officer of the Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS), has recently been appointed as a director on the board of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), according to an official statement. Thakur, who belongs to the 1998 batch of IRPS officers, brings a wealth of experience in human resources and administration.
Before joining BHEL, Thakur held the position of Chief Personnel Officer, responsible for Central Railway’s human resources and administration function. BHEL, a renowned state-owned engineering and manufacturing enterprise, expressed its confidence in Thakur’s abilities and welcomed him as the company’s new Director (Human Resources).
With a career spanning 25 years, Thakur has demonstrated his expertise in handling various HR matters and administration. He has also garnered valuable experience working with several other central public sector undertakings (PSUs). Notably, Thakur served as the Chairman of the Railway Recruitment Cell, Western Railway, where he successfully oversaw the recruitment of approximately 12,000 railway employees.
Mr. Krishna Kumar Thakur appointed Director (HR), BHEL— Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (@BHEL_India) July 4, 2023
On his appointment as Director on the Board of BHEL, Mr. Krishna Kumar Thakur, 49, has assumed charge as Director (Human Resources) of the company
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Thakur’s appointment as Director (Human Resources) on the Board of BHEL signifies a new chapter in his professional journey. His vast knowledge and understanding of HR practices and extensive experience in the railway sector and other PSUs make him well-suited for this role. Thakur’s presence on the board of BHEL is expected further to strengthen the company’s focus on human resources management and facilitate its continued growth and success.
BHEL, known for its excellence in engineering and manufacturing, plays a pivotal role in the development of India’s power and infrastructure sectors. With Thakur at the helm of the human resources department, the company can leverage his expertise to enhance its talent management strategies, foster employee development, and create a conducive work environment.
As Director (Human Resources), Thakur will be responsible for shaping BHEL’s HR policies, ensuring the effective utilization of its workforce, and promoting a culture of excellence and innovation. His extensive experience in recruiting and managing a large number of employees will be invaluable in attracting and retaining top talent within the organization.
The appointment of Krishna Kumar Thakur as Director (Human Resources) on the Board of BHEL marks a significant milestone in his career and showcases the recognition of his capabilities in the field of human resources management. It also highlights BHEL’s commitment to strengthening its leadership team with experienced professionals who can contribute to the company’s growth and advancement in the years to come.