OTPC Board of Directors

Mr. R. K. Srivastava (Chairman, OTPC)

Mr. Rajesh Kumar Srivastava holds M.Sc. in Geology from Lucknow University and Master’s Degree in Engineering Geology from IIT, Kanpur. He has to his credit over 36 years of rich experience in up-stream hydrocarbon exploration from well site operations (on-land and offshore), development geology, seismic data interpretation to monitoring and planning of exploration and development activities in various basins including deep water exploration on east cost of India. With specialization in reservoir characterization and geo- statistical modelling, he has made significant contributions towards field development by generating geological models for number of oil and gas field of India and abroad. As an acknowledgement for his contributions towards field development and hydrocarbon exploration, Mr. Srivastava was honored with the “National Mineral Award” by Govt of India in year 2007. Mr. Srivastava assumed the charge of Director (Exploration) - ONGC on 02nd August, 2019. He has been entrusted with additional charge of CMD, ONGC w.e.f. 01st September, 2022.

Mr. Sanil C. Namboodiripad (Managing Director)

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. O.P. Singh (Director)

Mr. O.P. Singh is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 32 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 taken over charge as Director (T&FS), ONGC on 1st April 2020.

Mrs. Pomila Jaspal (Director)

Mrs. Pomila Jaspal, is a Master in Commerce from Punjab University and a fellow member & gold medalist of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. She has over 36 years of rich experience across varied segments of the oil & gas industry, encompassing operating, regulatory and policy aspects of upstream and downstream industry including Corporate financial matters such as Direct & Indirect Taxation, Corporate Budgeting, Project Appraisal, Investors relations etc. She was instrumental in merger of OMPL with MRPL paving the way for synergy and integration benefits for ONGC Group. She also handled finance of various international oil field assets of ONGC Videsh Ltd and steered smooth buyout of Azerbaijan Assets. Mrs. Jaspal has served as Director on the Board of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (OMPL), Petronet Mangalore Hassan Bangalore Limited (PMHBL) and ONGC Petro additions Limited (OPaL). She was the First Lady to become Head Finance of Assam Assets of ONGC. Mrs. Pomila Jaspal is currently holding position of Director (Finance), ONGC.

Ms. Sushma Rawat (Director)

Ms. Sushma Rawat is Post-Graduate in Geology. She has to her credit over 32 years of rich experience in G&G exploration and development activities in various Basins of the country. Ms. Rawat has been an Integral part of Government of India initiative, of appraising the un-appraised Basins of the country and bringing new areas in exploration fold, headed team for Resource reassessment of Mumbai Offshore Basin under "Re-assessment of Hydrocarbon Resources for Sedimentary Basins and Deep-Water areas of India" and also was the core team member of the Central Team for 26 Basins from 2015-2017.
Ms. Rawat has been the lead member of the ONGC team for identifying and assessing of new areas in Cat-I, Cat-II and Cat-III basins of the country based on the data available in-house and new NSP data and Nodal person for working out the requirement and technical - financial details of Parametric wells and planning of NSP lines in all Lesser Explored Basins (Cat-II & III) and un-probed areas of Cat-I basins of India. Additionally, she was also having responsibility of Director - OPAL (ONGC Petro Addition Ltd.). Currently, Ms. Sushma Rawat is ED-Basin Manager of A&AA Basin, looking after the ONGC’s E&P activities for entire North East region.

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 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 (GIP) India LLP as Partner, infrastructure.

Mr. Debashis Sarkar (Director)

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)

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)

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. M.V. Iyer (Director)

Mr. Mahesh Vishwanathan Iyer is an Electrical Engineering Graduate, having more than 34 years of rich experience in Midstream sector of Oil & Gas Industry. Presently, he is serving as Director (Business Development) in GAIL india Limited and is responsible for building GAIL’s Business Portfolio in India and abroad including Merger and Acquisition, Strategy & planning, Petrochemical Projects, Exploration & Production, Health Safety & Environment Management, Quality Management and Business Development. Prior to this Mr. Iyer has worked as Executive Director (Projects) and was part of implementation of several landmark projects for GAIL. He has also been associated in the commissioning of the Dabhol LNG Regasification Terminal and implementation of 100 MW Wind power project & 5 MW Solar power projects. Earlier, he has also served as a Director on the Board of Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited (IGGL)., a company responsible for implementation of 1,656-kilometre-long natural gas pipeline spreading across 8 North Eastern States of India.

Mr. Sumit Kishore (Director)

Mr. Sumit Kishore is B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and an MBA from Sikkim Manipal University. He started his career in GAIL, working in LPG processing Plant located in Vijaipur, M.P in 1990. He has also worked in GAIL’s LPG processing plant located in Lakwa, Sibasagar, Assam for more than 3 years. Subsequently, he has worked in various Departments in GAIL like Business Development, International LNG trading, Petrochemical Projects, Training, Director’s Office, Zonal marketing etc. He was also one of the core team members in a major change management HR initiative undertaken throughout GAIL. Overall, he has more than 31 years of diverse experience of working in GAIL. Currently, he is looking after the marketing of natural gas in GAIL.

Note: * Dr. Alka Mittal ceased to be Chairperson & Director of OTPC with effect from 01st September, 2022 pursuant to resignation in view of superannuation from the services of ONGC.

Note: * Mr. Rajesh Kumar Srivastava ceased to be Director of OTPC with effect from 30th June, 2022 pursuant to change in nomination by ONGC.

Note: * Ms. A. Vizayasree ceased to be Director of OTPC with effect from 06th May, 2022 pursuant to change in nomination by ONGC.

Note: * Dr. M. S. Kele ceased to be Director of OTPC with effect from 28th January, 2022 pursuant to resignation in view of superannuation from the services of ONGC.

Note: * Mr. Subhash Kumar ceased to be Chairman & Director of OTPC with effect from 01st January, 2022 pursuant to resignation in view of superannuation from the services of ONGC.

Note: * Mr. Keshav Prasad T. S ceased to be director of OTPC with effect from 04th January, 2022 due to resignation.