OTPC Board of Directors

Mr. Shashi Shankar, Chairman

Mr. Shashi Shanker is a graduate in Petroleum Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and MBA with specialization in Financial Management from IGNOU. Mr. Shanker did his GMT from IIM, Lucknow and Leadership Development Programme at ISB, Hyderabad under "Shangsaptak" programme.With an impressive professional experience of over three decades with ONGC, Mr. Shanker has wide exposure in diverse E&P activities and has been at the helm of drilling operations in various challenging assignments. A performer par excellence, he has received various awards notably "Young Engineer Award" and "Drilling Engineer of the Year 1998".

Mr. Satyajit Ganguly, Managing Director

Mr. Satyajit Ganguly is a graduate in Electrical Engineering and has Post Graduate Diploma in Management. He has around 29 years of rich experience with various renowned power sector companies/authorities such as NTPC, CEA, Powergrid, Power Exchange, Lanco Power & Vedanta Group in various responsible positions. A professional with excellent exposure in Grid Management, Power plant operations, Power Trading, Policy & Regulatory Advocacy, Compliances, Business Development, as well as Business Expansion, Mr. Ganguly has also been a speaker in various national and international forums/conferences.

Mr.Subhash Kumar, Director

Mr. Subhash Kumar is Fellow Member of ICMAI and also Associate Member of ICSI. He is an alumni of Punjab University, Chandigarh with Master’s degree in Commerce with Gold Medal . He has to his credit over 30 years of rich experience in Finance & Budget, Treasury Planning & Portfolio Management, Global Acquisition & Expansion. Prior to joining as Director (Finance), ONGC on 31 January, 2018, Mr. Kumar served a brief stint with Petronet LNG Limited where he joined as Director (Finance) in August 2017. Mr. Kumar has served ONGC and its Subsidiary ONGC Videsh, the overseas arm of ONGC in various key positions for more than 20 years and had been instrumental in many key acquisitions and expansion of company's footprint in 17 countries.

Mr. N. C. Pandey, Director

Mr. N. C. Pandey is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from NIT, Allahabad. He has to his credit rich experience of over 36 years in Oil and Gas industry. He joined ONGC in 1982 and currently holds position of Director (T & FS), ONGC. He is a professional with a strong track record for delivery of the projects with his excellent project execution skills. During his current tenure with ONGC, he has held various key positions in Offshore & Onshore assignments and made significant achievements in Deep Water Drilling Operations and turnaround the Bokaro Asset Operations.

Ms. A Vizaya Sree, Director

Ms A. Vizaya Sree, is a B-Tech (E&CE) from JNTU Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh . She has over 34 years of rich experience in all functions of Infocom Services of ONGC i.e. O&M of Electronics / Instrumentation equipment, communications, IT, Networking, SCADA in various locations. She was also made a member of the Crisis management Team responsible for handling Blowout etc. at HPHT areas of KG Project. Besides she also played an active role in developing & upgrading of technical skills of Multi-Disciplinary Team which enabled successful rollout of enterprise wide IT Projects like ERP (SAP), DISHA (Paperless Office) etc. Currently she is working as Chief GM (E & T) in ONGC.

Mr. A. K. Purwar, Director

Mr. A. K. Purwar, Master's Degree in Commerce from Allahabad University, has about 40 years of experience in Banking Industry. He served State Bank of India as Chairman for over three years. Prior to that, Mr. Purwar was the Chairman of a fully owned subsidiary of SBI, State Bank of Patiala.

Dr. V. K. Garg, Director

Dr. V. K. Garg, a PhD in Business Administration has served in the Energy Sector, Power and Oil, in various capacities at senior positions. Under his leadership, Power Finance Corporation made successful transition for Mini Ratna to Navratna PSU, the highest recognition for any public sector company from Govt. of India for its performance.

Mr. M. M. Joshi, Director

Mr. M. M. Joshi is MBA from IIM Kolkata besides holding Degree in Engineering from IIT, Delhi. He has to his credit over 20 years of rich experience across operations and investments, principally in the transportation and energy sector. He has worked with GMR, Tata Power, Powergen and ICICI Limited in the past. He is currently associated with IDFC Alternatives Limited as Partner, infrastructure.

Mr. Ashwani Kumar, Director

Mr Ashwani Kumar is PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in 1990 and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical stream from Regional Engineering College, Jaipur in 1988. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School having attended the General Management Programme in 2001.Prior joining as CEO, IEDCL on 2nd August , 2017, Mr. Kumar served Larsen & Toubro Ltd., where he was leading the power project portfolio as Chief Executive- Power Development. He has also served Reliance Power Ltd, as President- Corporate Development, where he was responsible for Corporate Affairs and Corporate Planning for Reliance Power and PowerGen India Ltd.

Dr. M. S. Kele, Director

Dr. M. S. Kele is graduate in Electrical Engineering with MBA and LLB from Aurangabad University besides holding other academics qualifications in Power Distribution Management, Energy Audit, Journalism etc. He has done PHD in Power Distribution Franchisee from Nagpur. He has authored 14 books and has contributed over 150 articles on various topics in various magazines and newspapers. He is multidimensional personality with over 30 years of rich experience in power distribution sector. He is a leading expert & analysts in the power distribution. Before joining as CMD, TSECL he has worked at key positions with various private and public sectors companies.

Note: *Mr. D.K.Mittal ceased to be director of OTPC with effect from 01st April, 2019 pursuant to completion of tenure as independent Director.

Note: *Ms. Swati Ray ceased to be director of OTPC with effect from 16th April, 2019 pursuant to withdrawal of nomination by ONGC.

Note: * Mr. Jayanta Barkati ceased to be director of OTPC with effect from 8th January, 2019 persuant to withdrawal of nomination by GOT.