Garegin Baghramyan presented honorary titles and diplomas to a number of honored energy workers

17.01.2019

Garegin Baghramyan presented honorary titles and diplomas to a number of honored energy workers

On December 27 member of the council of the Commonwealth of Independent States, acting minister of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of the RA Garegin Baghramyan on behalf of the Electric Power Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS EPC) conferred honorary titles and awarded certificates of honour to the distinguished workers of the power industry of Armenia.

«Honoured power engineering specialist» honorary titles were also conferred on the ANPP employees Leonti Chaloyan and Vova Atoyan for their significant contribution to development of the electric power systems of the CIS member states and enhancement of integration processes.

Acting minister Garegin Baghramyan congratulated all the honorees and wished them health, unquenchable energy, new success and achievements.

Vova Atoyan was born on 8 April, 1957 in Norashen village of Shamshadin region in a working-class family.

In 1963 he entered and in 1973 left the secondary school of Norashen.  

In 1973 he entered the Radiophysics Faculty of the Yerevan State University, graduated from it in 1978, having obtained qualification of a physicist.

In September, 1978 as a young specialist he was seconded to the Armenian NPP and started working in the Labour Protection and Industrial Safety Department as an electrical fitter.

In 1979 he was appointed shift supervisor of the same department.

In 1983 he completed qualification upgrading courses on «Operation of Nuclear Power Plants» in the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute.

In February, 1985 he was appointed deputy head of the Labour Protection and Industrial Safety Department.

In September, 1988 he was appointed head of the same department.

From August, 1991 to April, 1993 he worked in the Decontamination Section of the specified department as a I category engineer.

In April, 1993 he was appointed deputy head of the Labour Protection and Industrial Safety Department.

Since April, 1996 he was head of the ANPP Radiation Protection Department.

Since 20 December, 2010 he has been working as a deputy chief engineer on safety.

In 2012 he was awarded with «Andranik Ozanyan» medal by the RA minister of defence.

In 2016 he was awarded with RA Prime Minister’s Commemorative medal.

Leonti Chaloyan was born on 20 August, 1952 in the 3-rd Kalmansk state farm (sovkhoz) of Ust-Kalmansk District of Altay Territory. At the age of 6 he moved with his family to Armenia, settling down in Gyumri (formerly Leninakan). He left Gyumri Russian School №14.

In 1969 he entered the Faculty of Automation of Heat-and-Power Processes of the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute named after K. Marks, graduated from it in 1974. He worked in the same institute as a senior assistant till 1985.

In 1977 he started working at the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant as a foreman of the Instrumentation and Control Department (I&CD).

In 1979 he was appointed deputy head of I&CD on operation and in 1987 he was appointed head of the department.

In 1994 he was appointed ANPP deputy director on external relations.

From 2000 till present he has been working at the Armenian NPP as a deputy chief engineer on modernization and reconstruction.