People: Torrent Power Ltd (TOPO.NS)
Shri. Kiran S. Karnik is Independent Director of TORRENT POWER LIMITED., since July 30, 2009. He is Post-Graduate from IIM, Ahmedabad also holds an Honours Degree in Physics from Bombay University. He was the President of NASSCOM and has been the guiding force for the Indian IT industry. He has also been instrumental in promoting India’s technology strength to the world. During his tenure as the Managing Director of Discovery Networks India, he spearheaded the launch of Discovery Channel in South Asia in 1995 and Animal Planet in 1999. Shri Karnik was the Founder-Director of the Consortium for Educational Communication which was responsible for the country-wide classroom broadcasts and other ICT initiatives of the University Grants Commission. Shri Karnik has worked for over 20 years at the Indian Space Research Organisation where he held various positions including that of Founder-Director of Development and Educational Communication Unit. His work in ISRO involved conceptualizing and managing applications of space technology as well as INSAT system. He has also worked for the United Nations and has done consulting assignments for the World Health Organisation, the World Bank, UN Institute for Disarmament Research, Ford Foundation and for UNESCO in Afghanistan.
|Total Annual Compensation, INR||1,700,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, INR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, INR||--|
|All Other, INR||1,400,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, INR||3,100,000|