New Delhi, September 1, 2021: Smt. Vartika Shukla has assumed charge as Chairperson & Managing Director of Engineers India Limited (EIL) w.e.f. September 1, 2021. Smt. Vartika Shukla has the distinction of being the first-ever woman C&MD of the Company.
A graduate in Chemical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Smt. Shukla joined EIL in 1988 and possesses extensive consulting experience comprising Design, Engineering and Implementation of complexes in Refining, Gas Processing, Petrochemicals, Fertilizers etc. She has led to the successful completion of many prestigious projects for clients in Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Industry both in India and Overseas.
In line with Government of India’s emphasis on deploying alternative fuel sources to supplement the energy requirements of the country, Smt. Shukla has also been spearheading the Company’s initiatives in new energy areas like Bio Fuels, Coal Gasification, Waste to Fuel, Hydrogen Energy etc. These initiatives will not only strengthen the energy infrastructure of the country but will also promote the sustainability mission.
Outlining her vision on assuming charge as C&MD, Smt. Shukla said that while EIL’s leadership position in domestic hydrocarbon sector is unparalleled, the Company will strive to consolidate its international footprints by mapping high potential geographies and forging strategic alliances. “We must strive to usher in a new era of Customer Delight through immaculate services and innovation in our operations’” she added.
Smt. Vartika Shukla’s distinguished career is adorned with several prestigious accolades namely, first PETROFED Woman Executive Award, SCOPE Excellence Award and MoP&NG Innovation Award with her team.