OTPC Board of Directors

Mr. O.P. Singh (Chairman, OTPC)- DIN 08704968

Mr. O.P. Singh is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 35 years of proven management experience across the various technical and commercial roles in his professional career. He has a deep industry understanding and extensive experience of offshore and onshore operations. Mr. Singh has played major roles in handling the challenging deepwater drilling project in India and overseas. Mr. Singh with his enthusiasm, discipline and strong leadership has been able to turnaround the performance of the Nhava Supply Base. As Tripura Asset Manager, he enhanced the overall performance of the Asset by fast – tracking projects and synergizing resource mobilization and its utilization. Mr. O.P. Singh is a professional with open-minded and forward-looking approach, with firm belief in team-work. Mr. Singh has been serving as Director (T&FS), ONGC since 1st April 2020.

Mr. Sanil C. Namboodiripad (Managing Director) DIN 07963665

Mr. Sanil C. Namboodiripad holds BTech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with MBA in Finance. He has over 30 years of rich experience in O&M of Gas based combined cycle power plants, Coal fired power plants and EHV Transmission Systems. He started his career with NTPC where he worked for 17 yrs in large gas turbine power plants. Later he worked with Reliance Power with main focus on establishing O&M strategies, Systems and Processes and M&D systems for the power stations being setup by Reliance. He has also worked with Sterlite Power as Head – Asset Mgmt of the pan India EHV transmission assets of Sterlite. Prior to joining OTPC, he was associated with Adani Transmission where he was managing the portfolio of 25 EHV substations and more than 11000 circuit kms of EHV Transmission lines.

Mr. Satyan Kumar (Director) DIN 10181958

Mr. Satyan Kumar is an Electrical Engineering graduate from the Faculty of Engineering, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, DEI, Agra, Business Management (EPGDBM- Marketing and HR) from MDI- Gurgaon and ESCP-EAP, France, under ‘Superunnati Prayas’ an initiative of ONGC for midcareer leadership development program. Mr. Kumar is an industry veteran with over 34 years of professional experience in diverse activities across the entire value-chain from upstream to Petrochem. Shri Kumar had extensive experience in Design, Engineering, Planning & Construction, Project Management, Marketing of OIL & Gas & JV and Strategy. He handled various crucial projects like 51 MW CPP, Hazira- Dahej Naphtha pipe line and mentionable scheme of re-routing of numerous safety critical lines. He also led ONGC’s journey in to the renewables by his association with projects related to Solar and Wind power at Gujarat and Rajasthan. Currently he is working as ED-Chief Strategy, ONGC

Mrs. Pragati Mitra (Director) DIN 10181701

Mrs. Pragati Mitra is a Geophysicist with 37 years of well-rounded experience in E&P sector. She has worked in various technical aspects of Exploration at ONGC Dehradun, Mumbai, Jorhat, New Delhi. Her diversified assignments include a tenure at Directorate General of Hydrocarbons which brought the exposure to the domestic Exploration policies and regulations while monitoring Production Sharing Contracts as well as technical evaluation of geoscientific studies executed by other E&P Operators. A new dimension presented with the next assignment in Business Development at ONGC Videsh Ltd. involving techno-commercial assessment of acreages pitted against the best international Oil and Gas companies. At present, she leads the young and bright geoscientifc minds of Corporate Exploration Center-ONGC Group that strives to excel in contributing towards the energy security of the nation. Currently, she is working as ED- Chief CEC, ONGC.

Mr. Krishna Kumar (Director) DIN 10181096

Mr. Krishna Kumar is a Mechanical Engineer with distinction from MIT, Muzaffarpur. He has 35 years of experience of Operation and Management in Onshore, Offshore & Overseas projects of ONGC in different capacities. During his recent tenure as Head of Drilling Services, Assam Asset, ONGC, Drilling Services over achieved target with lowest ever NPT. He worked in OVL projects in Colombia, Vietnam, Myanmar & Bangladesh and also worked in Joint Venture Company GNPOC (Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company) in Sudan. Mr Krishna Kumar is a man of Strong Convictions, ability to connect with people, quick decision making. He believes in Team Work with Positive approach. Mr. Krishna Kumar has taken charge of Asset Manager, Tripura Asset, ONGC w.e.f. 1st, June 2023.

Mr. M. M. Joshi (Director) DIN 02685576

Mr. M. M. Joshi is MBA from IIM Kolkata besides holding Degree in Engineering from IIT, Delhi. He has to his credit over 25 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 Global Infrastructure Partners India Pvt. Ltd. as Partner, infrastructure.

Mr. Debashis Sarkar (Director) DIN 08741500

Mr. Debashis Sarkar is Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University (Kolkata) – 1986 and is a Certified “Energy Auditor” from Bureau of Energy Efficiency, India. He has about 35 years of rich experience in Erection & Commissioning, Operation, Quality Assurance and Maintenance of Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission sector. He has worked with various power distribution companies such as India Power Corporation Limited (IPCL), Calcutta State Electricity Supply Corporation [CESC Limited] and Torrent Power Limited in various capacities. Currently, he is serving as Director (Technical), Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited from March 2020 looking after the Power Transmission and Distribution for the entire State.

Mr. Vivek Mallya (Independent Director) DIN 05311763

Mr. Vivek Mallya is Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1998. He is also a qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an ASA from CPA Australia. He has a Master’s degree in Commerce from Mysore University and is an Insolvency Resolution Professional registered with IBBI. He served ONGC & MRPL as Independent Director for over 4 years. He has also served as Partner of PwC, a big four international accounting firm. He has also been active in the NGO Space as the Hon. President of Keshava Seva Samithi.

Mr. Inderjit Kapoor(Independent Director) DIN 02051043

Mr. Inderjit Kapoor is an MBA and Bachelors in Engineering with more than 40 years of vast experience in Indian Power Sector which includes 3 years extensive experience in Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) as Member (Technical). As Member (Technical) he has delivered Judgments of more than 384 cases on various matter related to Power sector. He has also served as Director (Commercial), NTPC for about 7 years & also held position of Chairman, Aravali Power Company Pvt Ltd (A JV Company of NTPC, IPGCL and HPGCL) for about 5 years.

Mr. Ayush Gupta (Director) DIN 09681775

Mr. Ayush Gupta is an Electrical Engineer and MBA in Operations Management with over 30 years of varied and rich experience in the fields of Training and Human Resource Development, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development, Performance Management, HRD Initiatives, Project Management and Operations & Maintenance. During his tenure with GAIL, he has successfully led the improvements in various HRD system, process and practices including the digital initiatives for better engagement and enhancement of employee experience. Mr. Gupta is recipient of various prestigious Awards and co-editor of the book ‘Natural Gas Markets in India’ published by Springer International and has to his credit several best papers awards for papers published and presented at national and international forums. Currently, Mr. Gupta is serving as Director (HR) of GAIL (India) Limited.

Mr. R. K. Das (Director) DIN 09586463

Mr. R. K. Das has joined as Managing Director on 02nd May 2022 in the Board of Central U.P Gas Limited (CUGL). Mr. R. K. Das is a Mechanical Engineer with B. Tech (Mech) from IIT-Kharagpur. He joined GAIL (India) Limited in the year 1988 and over the period of 3 decades working in a diversified spectrum of jobs like Construction, Commissioning, and O&M of Gas Pipelines/ Compressor stations/ Terminals, ERP implementation, Project Management, Marketing of Gas/ Polymer/ LHC, Training activities. This cross-functional experience has enabled him to gain deep insight into all aspects of the Gas business. He acquired Management & Leadership knowledge through various programs from ISB-Hyderabad, IIM Kolkata, IIM-Lucknow, and MDI-Gurgaon. He served in various leadership positions in GAIL (India) Limited by heading O&M units at Chhainsa (Haryana), Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh), Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) as Officer-in-Charge and leading ERP team at Noida, Construction team at KG Basin, Training team at Noida. Prior to joining as MD, CUGL, he was heading Marketing office at Lucknow and looked after Gas, Polymer & LHC business in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand & Bihar. Presently, he is Executive Director in GAIL (India) Limited.

Note: * Mr. Arun Kumar Singh ceased as Chairman & Director of OTPC with effect from 01st June, 2023 pursuant to change in nomination by ONGC..

Note: * Ms. Pomila Jaspal ceased as Director of OTPC with effect from 17th May, 2023 pursuant to change in nomination by ONGC.

Note: * Ms. Sushma Rawat ceased as Director of OTPC with effect from 17th May, 2023 pursuant to change in nomination by ONGC.

Note: * Mr. M. V. Iyer ceased as Director of OTPC with effect from 04th May, 2023 pursuant to change in nomination by GAIL.

Note: * Mr. Sumit Kishore ceased as Director of OTPC with effect from 26th February, 2024 pursuant to change in nomination by GAIL.