Ratul Puri is a former youth global leader and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hindustan PowerProjects (HPPPL). The company is currently developing power assets in coal, thermal, solar and hydro with a combined investment of USD 5.6 billion, of which USD 3.1 billion has been invested over the past four years. Under his leadership, the clean energy arm has emerged as the largest solar developer in India. In 2002, Puri was awarded the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award for his endowment to the manufacturing industry in India and has taken the lead in commissioning large-scale solar plants in India.
Ratul Puri was born on Wednesday 19 July 1972.age 50 years; as of 2022) in India. In 2008, he started the business of power generation with Hindustan Powerprojects and is currently one of the trending personalities in the city. Ratul Puri has a net worth of $5.00 million (estimated) which he received from his business as a businessman. He was seen as one of the most successful, richest and beloved businessmen of all time.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Family, Caste and Wife
Ratul Puri was born in a Hindu family. His father’s name is Deepak Puri.
He holds bachelor’s degrees in computer engineering, mathematics, and computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Awards, Honors and Achievements
- Ratul Puri partnered with DoIT Management (India) to support Dabang Delhi Kabaddi Club in Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016.
- He has been named CEO of the Year by World Brand Congress (2014) and Asian Power Awards (2015).
- He has also been certified by The Economic Times (2014) for his contribution in the field of infrastructure in India.
- In 2007, Business Today named him among the country’s “Top 21 Young Leaders Who Could Shape India’s Destiny in the 21st Century”.
- Dataquest magazine named him one of the “Youth Brigade in the IT Industry”.
- He was declared the CMO Asia CEO of the Year Award.
Facts / Trivia
- Puri has an intrinsic knowledge of coal-fired thermals and an understanding of clean energy, and has been advocating for India to adopt an energy mix to meet its energy demands.
- Ratul Puri is also the chairman of the CII – Northern Zone Electricity Committee. He led the discussion on climate resilience during WEF, 2016 and was the co-chair of the Energy Track at India National Strategy Day driving the Innovative Financing Agenda.
- He has been recognized by leading industry bodies and media publications and is widely seen as the voice of industry for the Indian power sector.
- His father taught him to see the big picture, plan and strategize in detail from the very beginning and thus become a mindful and prepared risk taker.