Smt. Vartika Shukla is the Chairman & Managing Director of our company. She is a Member of the Oil Industry Development Board (OIDB) under Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. She is also a member in the Performance Appraisal Board (PAB) for CSIR- Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Ministry of Science & Technology (Govt. of India), part-time Chairman of CEIL (a subsidiary of EIL), Invitee to the Board of Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) and Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Limited (ISPRL). She graduated in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and is also certified with an Executive General Management Program from IIM (Lucknow).
Smt. Shukla started her career as a Management Trainee in EIL in the year 1988. She has an extensive technical and consulting experience across the hydrocarbon value chain. During a tenure of over 34 years, she has served the organization in various capacities and led the successful implementation of of many prestigious projects leading to key Refineries & Petrochemical complexes, Fertilizer plants both in India and overseas. She led her team to develop several innovative technologies for providing solutions catering to the energy security of the nation.
She has been closely associated with developing in-house competencies and strategizing for new business opportunities both in the core hydrocarbon sector and in diversified areas of operations. She has steered the organization forging strategic collaborations with both the industries and academia of
international repute. This helped EIL expanding indigenous technology portfolio, securing more business for the organization and contributing towards Make In India. Her initiatives have led EIL widening the prospects in the areas of coal gasification, biofuels, and renewable Energy. Her concerted efforts have also led EIL securing business in the Green Hydrogen space.
She has also made an immense contribution to the development of National Policies especially in the area of Auto Fuel vision & policy, National Bio Fuel Policy and future road map for the refining and petrochemical sector. In her leadership, EIL has also advanced in the application of data driven analytical approach for improving the overall quality of the deliverables across the company. She is an active member of various Industry forums like FIPI, CII, FICCI etc. and patented several technologies suggesting strategies and technical solutions for the Oil & Gas industry. She is also the recipient of various prestigious national and international awards. She is the first woman executive in the Indian Oil & Gas industry to be bestowed with PETROFED Woman Executive Award. She is also a recipient of the SCOPE Excellence Award and MoPNG Innovation Award. She is an elected Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and has been conferred with the INAE Women Engineer of the year award for the year 2021. She has also been conferred with the Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT-Kanpur in recognition of her stellar contributions in the field of Chemical Engineering and Technology.
EIL declared to become a Net Zero carbon emitting Corporate by the year 2035 showcasing her commitments towards fulfilling India’s Net Zero objective by the year 2070. Her vision is inextricably linked with the new vision statement released by EIL under her leadership stating “To be a Global Leader offering Total Energy Solutions for a Sustainable Future”.
Shri Sanjay Jindal is the Director (Finance) of our Company. Shri Jindal is B.Com (Hons.) from Delhi University and a member of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of India (ICMAI). Shri Jindal had joined EIL in 1992 and has rich and versatile experience of more than 29 years. He has handled entire spectrum of Finance and Accounts functions, especially Facilitating Project execution from Bidding to Contract closure, Project Financing, investments, taxation, implementation of Internal Financial Control Systems, Financial Reporting etc. Shri Jindal has also served as Chief Financial Officer of Ramagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited, a Joint Venture company promoted by EIL and National Fertilizers Limited.
Shri Atul Gupta is Director (Commercial) of our Company. He is a Mechanical Engineer from GBPUAT Pantnagar and joined EIL as Management Trainee in 1992. In a career spanning 30 years, has been associated in a wide array of domain and steered the successful implementation of various mega projects in India and abroad involving various modes of execution. During project implementation, led the multidisciplinary team of Technical and Commercial domain involving Process, Engineering, Contracts & Procurement, Manufacturing, Construction and Commissioning in both green field and brown field projects. He had also been posted at various Project locations in India and abroad involving Refinery, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Fertilizer etc. before moving to corporate office in 2007.
Shri Rajiv Agarwal is the Director (Technical) of our Company. Shri Rajiv Agarwal has extensive technical and consulting experience across hydrocarbon value chain. He has served EIL in various capacities and led successful implementation of many prestigious projects in Oil & Gas and Fertilizer sectors. During his illustrious career spanning over 33 years, he has led design of mega refineries & petrochemical projects, Gas Processing complex & Fertilizer Projects. He has led teams of Process Design, R&D, Environment, Water & Safety and other divisions of the company and is also leading company’s initiative in the sunshine areas like Green Hydrogen, Biofuels, Net Zero interventions, Renewables, etc.
Shri Rajeev Gupta is the Director (Projects) of our Company. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. Shri Gupta joined EIL as a Management Trainee in year 1985. He has extensive technical and Project Management experience across complete Hydrocarbon value chain. He has served EIL in various capacities and led successful implementation of many prestigious projects in Oil and Gas sectors. During his illustrious career spanning more than 37 years, Shri Gupta has led execution of Mega Refinery and Petrochemical Projects, Gas processing complexes, Offshore Oil & Drilling platforms, Pipelines, LNG Terminals, Ports & Harbor within and outside India. He has multi-faceted experience of leading teams of Engineering, Inspection, Offshore and Projects division of the company. Shri Gupta has contributed extensively in development of new Vendors and Contractors to make India local hub for manufacturing & global production.
Shri Rohit Mathur, Joint Secretary (General), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP&NG) is a Mechanical Engineer from Thapar College of Engineering, Patiala and has also completed Master of Finance and Control (MFC) from Delhi University. Prior to this assignment he was Director (S, CC & FP), MOP&NG handling matters relating to Refineries Sector, Biofuels, Petrochemicals, crude oil supply and flagship programmes. He has also worked in various capacities in other Ministries viz. Ministry of Agriculture, Food Processing Industries, Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs), Department of Biotechnology and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
Shri Deepak Mhaskey is 53 years old. He started his Career as a College Chemistry Professor for few years, Being an avid Agriculturist with an overall 35+ years of Working Experience in Various Innovative Practices in Horticulture Crops and Organic Farming. Actively Involved in Various Social Welfare Programs across State including “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao”, Organization of health camps, Library Development in Rural Areas and Awareness Drive in Digital Transactions to Empower the Rural Sector in this Field. Worked in Road Construction field for a brief period. Passionate worker in the field of data accumulation and analysis.
Shri Harish M Joshi, 55 years is B. Sc and PGDMCJ (Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication and Journalism). A self-made successful business entrepreneur is a key promoter and a director in Pigment dispersion and formulation unit Sumangalam Formulations Pvt Ltd his other directorship includes in media and entertainment and management consultancy service companies. He is playing an important role in raising various infrastructure needs in PCPIR ( Petro Chemicals and Petroleum Investment Region), Dahej in Gujarat. He is having a rich and varied exposure of more than 30years of managing businesses and as an Advisor / Consultant for various Corporates. He took a keen interest in social activities for the betterment of society on the environment & education front. He is the President of the Bharuch District Management Association ( 2020- 2022) and Hon. Secretary of Vilayat GIDC Industries Association. He is a member of IQAC ( Internal Quality Assurance Cell) of Veer Narmada South Gujarat University. He is also President of an Intellectual movement – Bhartiya Vichar Manch, Bharuch Region. He has a passion to write as a freelancer on socio-economic issues.
Dr. Prashant Vasantrao Patil, 53 years of age is an Orthopedic Surgeon by profession practicing over 20 years. Dr. Patil is as Consultant and Director of Suyash Medical Foundation (P) Ltd. He has been associated with various social work in medical field for poor and underprivileged people of the society. He is recipient of Girna Gaurav Puraskar for exemplary work in orthopedic profession & social work and Lokmat Icon Award from Chief Minister of Maharashtra for exemplary work in emergency trauma care and emergency free ambulance service.
Ms. Karuna Gopal, is an Internationally acclaimed Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker and a Futurist. She is the Founder President of Foundation for Futuristic Cities (2005) a think tank that has influenced Urban Transformation in India.
Her work is at the Intersection of TECHNOLOGY |INNOVATION| FUTURE CITIES.
Governments of USA, Sweden, South Korea, UK, Philippines, Malaysia, UAE, Singapore, Turkey, Sri Lanka and Israel have invited her for inputs on Smart Governance. In 2018, was invited by the Prime Minister of UAE to address WORLD GOVERNMENT SUMMIT at Dubai.
Ms Gopal contributed to the design of the ‘100 Smart Cities Mission’ of India & was Invited to speak at the launch of the Mission by the Prime Minister. Between 2004 & 2016 she served as Urban Expert with the WORLD BANK, DFID (Department for International Development, UK), USAID (United States Agency for International Development), ADB (Asian Development Bank).
Ms Gopal has given around 100 Keynote addresses so far Globally and In 2020 she has been invited to address Harvard Asia Conference at Harvard University.
She lectures senior IAS officers at India’s Premier Academy LBSNAA (Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration) Mussoorie&WBI (World Bank Institute). She has been interviewed widely by National and International Media and is also widely published. Her articles have been incorporated into Parliamentary Documentation of Lok Sabha for their policy relevance.
Her current initiative SURGE (Smart Urbanization Reinventing Growth with Equity) is about transformative policies for ushering a NEW INDIA.
She is currently National In-charge for Policy & Research BJP women wing and has served on the National Manifesto Committee of BJP for 2019 General Elections.
Ms. Gopal hails from a family of freedom fighters and IAS officers.
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Singh is a Non-official Independent Director of our Company. He is born and brought up in an ancient Historical land of Nalanda, Bihar. Nalanda needs no introduction in the field of education. It is actually an ancient seat of learning. Mr. Singh is an engineering graduate from the Branch of Civil Engineering from prestigious Govt. Magadh Engineering College, Gaya. He has been associated with various sectors i.e. field of waste land development to green fields, skill development, education and social welfare. His association with Waste Land Development Scheme and Water Shed Management Scheme under the Rural Development Dept., which was the combined venture of Government of India as well as Government of Bihar, was a mile stone in which he was as a Project Officer. The scheme covered the area of at about 5000 hectares of land in Sarmera Block of Nalanda district. The Whole Waste-land was converted into green land and thus this project was later named as “Hariyali Scheme”. In this project the 4J were very popular viz Jameen, Jal, Jungle, Jaanwar. It means the scheme paved path for poor peasants. He is very keenly associated with Skill Development and Education from last 21 years. He worked as a Director and CEO of K. K. Group of Institutions, now turned into K. K. University, Nalanda, Bihar.
Shri Jai Prakash Tomar is 57 years old and joined EIL Board as Non-Official Independent Director w.e.f.17.11.2021. Shri Tomar is Post Graduate in Political Science from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut. He has been associated as a Member in Backward Commission, UP, as Vice Chairman and Chairman, Labour Federation, UP and as Central Zone Chairman and Member, KVIC.
Shri Sandeep Sarkar is an officer of the Indian Defence Accounts Service of the 1995 batch. He holds a Graduation Degree in Physics from University of Calcutta and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy Management from the Indian institute of Management, Bengaluru.
Shri Sarkar has a rich and varied experience in the Government of India having worked in the Ministries of Defence and Home Affairs and in the Cabinet Secretariat, in areas of Public Policy formulation, Regulation, Project Management, Public Financial Management, Governance with ICT and Human Resource Development.
He has authored a Research paper on the Development and Design of Information Systems Projects in Central Government Organizations in India. He is a recipient of a Commendation Card from the Chief of Army Staff for demonstrating devotion to duty and bringing efficiency in work.