|Board Of Directors
Shri U.P. Singh
Chairman & Managing Director, OIL and Joint Secretary (Exploration), MOP&NG
Shri U.P. Singh, Joint Secretary (Exploration), MOP& NG has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director, Oil India Ltd. w.e.f 1st July 2015 (Forenoon). Shri Singh is an IAS (OR: 85) and a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering.
During his rich and varied experience as an IAS officer, he has held various administrative positions in the areas of Revenue, Social Justice & Empowerment, District Administration, Transport, Commercial Taxes, Water Resources, Industries, Steel, Energy and Agriculture & Cooperation, etc. in the State Government and in the Ministries of Ocean Development, Parliamentary Affairs, Surface Transport and Finance in the Central Government. He was also Principal Secretary, Agriculture Department in the State Government of Odisha. Prior to joining as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, he was Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel.
Ms. Rupshikha Saikia Borah
Ms. Rupshikha Saikia Borah has taken over as Director (Finance) of Oil India Limited (OIL) October, 2013. She is the first ever lady functional director in the Board of OIL. Ms. Borah has to her credit over 27 years of rich experience in diverse fields of Financial Management, Audit and Strategic Planning. She had been honoured with the ‘Best CA Professional Woman Achiever Award’ by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and had also received a special commendation “Petrofed Woman Executive of Oil & Gas Industry Award” by Petrofed, India.
Ms. Borah is a post graduate in Commerce from Delhi School of Economics and has the distinction of being the first lady Chartered Accountant from the North-East India. Her laurels include the prestigious Fulbright Hubert Humphrey Fellowship, USA. She is a keen golfer and loves travelling.
Mr. Sudhakar Mahapatra
Director (Exploration & Development)
Shri Sudhakar Mahapatra, joined Oil India Ltd as Director (Exploration & Development) on 4.08.2014. He is Msc. in geology and having an International Diploma in “Petroleum Exploration and Reservoir Evaluation” from NTH, Trondheim, Norway. He possesses experience of more than 33 years in various facets of petroleum exploration and development which includes exploration strategy & planning, integrated Geoscientific evaluation, Discovery appraisal, acreage management, reserve management, Techno-commercial evaluation of opportunities, management of strategic unit abroad etc. He possesses deep understanding of exploration management under PSC/JV regimes, E&P business development process, Domestic and global petroleum sector, various software’s/technologies of the sector. Prior to joining OIL, he has worked in ONGC and OVL in various capacities. He headed SBU unit at Nigeria and E&P group at OVL Delhi. He has also won many awards and recognitions as a geologist and a manager. He also has to his credit many publications in National and International journals besides presentations at international forums.
Mr. Biswajit Roy
Director (Human Resources & Business Development)
Mr. Biswajit Roy has taken over as Director (Human Resources & Business Development) of Oil India Limited (OIL) on 8th May 2015. Mr. Roy has over 32 years of rich experience in the Oil Industry, spanning across a spectrum of diverse functions such as Marketing, Operations, Business Development, Human Resources, besides a stint at the Overseas Office of IndianOil at Dubai.
Some of the HR Initiatives in which Mr. Roy has been actively associated with includes introduction of Leadership (Assessment) Centres and multi-rater (360) appraisal system, implementation of electronic performance management system (ePMS), formulation of new Vision and its implementation strategy, besides heading an Industry Team on setting up of ‘Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council (HSSC)'.
A graduate in Chemical Engineering from University of Roorkee (now, IIT Roorkee), he completed National Management Programme (NMP) from Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon.
He also has to his credit many publications in National and International journals and made presentations at international forums. He has won many coveted Awards like ‘Overall Winner’ of the prestigious Global HRD Award 2014, presented by International Federation of Training & Development Organizations (IFTDO).
He is a Core Committee member of National HRD Network (NHRDN), Delhi and NCR Region for the period 2014-16, for building the "HR brand".
Mr. Roy has also been chosen to be an UNCTAD-certified trainer by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 'entrepreneurship'.
Mr. Pramod Kumar Sharma
Mr. Pramod Kumar Sharma has taken over as Director (Operations) of Oil India Limited (OIL), on 1st June 2015. Mr. Pramod Kumar Sharma is a Post Graduate in Geophysics from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi (UP) and also possesses a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) with dual specialization in HR & International Business, from All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi.
Mr. Sharma has to his credit an experience of more than three decades in the E&P industry in India and abroad. He has worked at various senior positions in the Fields Head Quarters of the Company at Duliajan, Assam. His last assignment was as Group General Manager (OSD) with Director (Operations). Before being OSD, he was Group General Manager (Business Development) at Corporate Office, Noida. As GGM (BD) he led the Business Development team in Oil India Limited, while discharging the additional responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Oil India International Limited (OIIL), a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.
Prior to this he acted as General Manager (Centralized Monitoring Group), looking after Offshore Operated Projects and monitoring & supporting the NELP E&P programmes of the Company.
Shri Nalin Kumar Srivastava
Government Nominee Director
Mr. Nalin Kumar Srivastava joined Indian Civil Accounts Service in 2001. He has done B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Industrial Engineering from National Institute of Industrial Engineering , Mumbai . He has also done MBA in Finance and is certified Cost and Works Accountant from ICWAI. He has further specialized in the area of Auditing in General and IT Auditing in particular. He is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Government Auditing Professional from Institute of Internal Auditor, Florida, Certified Information System Auditor and Certified Information Security Manager from ISACA, USA, Certified Fraud Examiner from Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA.
Presently, he is looking after Exploration as Deputy Secretary in the division. Prior to this he has also worked in Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Personnel and Training, Central Board of Direct Taxes , Central Pension Accounting Office etc. He has also worked in the Internal Audit Department of World Bank at Washington. Prior to Joining ICAS in 2001, he was working with Mechanical Engineering Department of Indian Railways and belonged to IRSME-97 Exam batch. He joined OIL Board on 22nd August, 2013.
Mr. Anup Mukerji
Shri Anup Mukerji graduated from University of Delhi in 1972 with M.Sc (Physics) and have also done M.Sc (Finance) from University of Strathclyde in 1991. He joined the Indian Administrative Service on 14th July, 1974 and was allotted home state Bihar cadre. During his more than 38 years of service, he worked in various capacities with Bihar Government and Government of India. He has served as Private Secretary to Union Minister of State of Education and Culture, PS to Union Minister of State of Water Resources, PS to Union Minister of State for Industry, Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India and Chief Secretary, Bihar. He joined OIL Board on 16th September, 2012.
Mr. Suresh Chand Gupta
Mr. S.C. Gupta, is a Chartered Accountant in practice since 1975. He is a Gold medalist. He is presently on the Board of Power Finance Corporation Ltd. & Union KBC Asset Management Co. Ltd., (a subsidiary of Union Bank of India). Previously, he has served on the Board of Canara Bank, UCO Bank, BOB Capital Markets Ltd, PNB Asset Management Co. Ltd. He is also Task Force Member appointed by Govt. of India for MOU evaluation of Sick Public Sector Undertakings.
Mr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi
Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi holds an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1982 and a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in 1985 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. He graduated from IIT Madras in 1980 with a B. Tech in Electronic Engineering.
A founding member of TeNeT, Dr. Ramamurthi's research interests include Digital Modulation for Mobile communication, capacity improvement of cellular system, and problems arising in the design and implementation of a DECT-based wireless local loop system. He joined the AT&T Bell Laboratories, USA, where he worked on problems in indoor wireless communications. In 1986, he joined the faculty at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M), his alma mater. Presently, he is holding the position of Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
He has got many notable awards and fellowships viz. Regents Fellowship from University of California, Vasvik Award, US$250000 Intel Curriculum Development Award, IBM Faculty Award 2009. He is an established writer and has done extensive research in the area of his specialization. He joined OIL Board on 16th September, 2012.
Mr. Shekhar Chaudhuri
Professor Shekhar Chaudhuri graduated from I.I.T. Kharagpur in 1972 with a B.Tech (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering. In November 2002 he joined I.I.M. Calcutta as the Director.
Professor Chaudhuri has held faculty and administrative positions in several institutions of higher learning in his long career. Professor Chaudhuri has published a number of research based papers in national and international journals and has presented several papers in several national and international conferences. In 1988 he was awarded a Senior Fulbright Fellowship at U.C., Berkeley.
He sits on the boards/governing councils of several organizations/ institutions, including Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar; Assam Institute of Management, Guwahati; the Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK; Gujarat Industries Power Co. Ltd.. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of GVFL Trustee Company, Ahmedabad and Tata Ryerson Ltd., Kolkata. Currently he is a member of the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council set up by the Government of India; and a member of the Eastern Regional Council of AICTE, West Bengal. He joined OIL Board on 16th September, 2012.
Mr. Gautam Barua
Shri Gautam Barua is the Director of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India since March 2003. He graduated from IIT Bombay with B.Tech (1976) and M.Tech (1978) degrees in Electrical Engineering and obtained a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA in 1981. He was at IIT Kanpur from 1982 till 1995 when he shifted to IIT Guwahati where he is also a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. His areas of interest are Operating Systems and Networks. He has been the member of many Boards and Committees of companies such as IOCL, Dredging Corporation of India Ltd., Board of Governors, NIT, Agartala, etc. He has written many books on different subjects. He joined OIL Board on 16th September, 2012.
Company Secretary: Mr. S R Krishnan
Code of Conduct for Directors and Senior Management of the Company as approved by the Board
Familiarisation Programme Module for Independent Directors