Board Of Directors
1 Shri Asit Kumar Jana Director
2 Shri H. K. Srivastava Managing Director
3 Shri V. Kannan Director (Commercial)
4 Shri Hemant Ramchandra Wate Director
5 Major General B.P. Tiwari (Retd.) Director
6 Shri Penumatsa Ashok Bangar Raju Director

 

BRIEF PROFILE OF SHRI ASIT KUMAR JANA, DIRECTOR

 

Shri A.K Jana has done graduation in Production (Mechanical) Engineering from Jadavpur University and is having over three decades of experience in the Gas Sector.

 

He joined GAIL (India) Limited in 1985 and has been associated with first ever cross country natural gas pipeline of India i.e. Hazira-Vijaipur-Jagdishpur-Pipeline popularly known as HVJ pipeline. He has rich experience in project execution of construction, commissioning and O&M of Gas Processing Plant & LNG terminal, rotary equipment’s, Natural Gas and LPG pipelines. 

 

He has also represented GAIL in development of BIS standard on Gas Turbines (IS-15664 to 15666) as Subject Matter Expert (SME). 

 

Presently, Shri A.K Jana is ED (Mktg-JV) of GAIL (India) Limited and overseeing City Gas Distribution (CGD) business of GAIL through its subsidiary and joint venture companies (JVCs). He is also serving as a member on the Board of RGPPL and GAIL Gas. 

 
 BRIEF PROFILE OF SHRI H. K. SRIVASTAVA,  MANAGING DIRECTOR
 

Mr. H.K. Srivastava has completed his graduation in Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering from APS University, Rewa and also did MBA in Finance from IGNOU. He started his career as Instrumentation Engineer in IGFCC from 1989 and joined GAIL (India) Limited in 1998 as SDM wherein he handled the various assignments in Petrochemicals Department in PATA from 1998 to 2005 in all upstream and downstream units. He has rich experience in instrumentation and automation of gas distribution stations designing.

        

He has also handled assignments over various functions from 2006 to 2012 in GAIL pipeline project, LMC, designing the gas delivery stations and metering stations. From 2012 onwards, at GAIL Vijaypur, he has worked in Petrochemicals expansion, erection and commissioning projects.

 

      Presently, Mr. H.K. Srivastava is GM (O & M) in GAIL (India) Limited and is on deputation in Aavantika Gas Limited as Managing Director.

 
BRIEF PROFILE OF SHRI V. KANNAN, DIRECTOR (COMMERCIAL)
 

Shri V. Kannan is a Whole - time Director, working in the capacity of Director (Commercial) of Aavantika Gas Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant with B.Com. degree from Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu.

  

Shri. V.Kannan joined Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) in December, 1991.  He has handled various assignments   in  Refineries,  Marketing and Corporate Divisions of the Corporation during his tenure of arounds 25 years in the Organisation.  He has handled assignments over various Functions covering Pricing, General Accounts, Corporate Strategy & Planning.

 

For a brief period in 1995, he had carried out OCC Cost Audit, as a member of OCC Cost Audit team.  Also, during the period from August 2000 to June 2005, on deputation to LPG Equipment Research Centre, he has worked as Secretary Cum Treasurer.

 

Shri V. Kannan is on deputation to Aavantika Gas Limited as Director (Commercial).

BRIEF PROFILE OF SHRI HEMANT RAMCHANDRA WATE, DIRECTOR

 
Shri H .R. Wate has done his graduation in Chemical Engineering in 1980 and also did Diploma in Marketing Management from Xavier’s Institute of Management, Mumbai.

He joined HPCL in 1982 and has had the distinction of having worked in Marketing. He has also handled critical functions in Operations, Projects and Retail Marketing.


Currently, Shri H .R. Wate is heading the Gas & Renewables SBU as Executive Director based in Mumbai.

 

BRIEF PROFILE OF MAJOR GENERAL B.P. TIWARI (RETD.), DIRECTOR

 

Major General BP Tiwari (Retd.) is an Independent Director on the Board of Aavantika Gas Limited since December 19, 2012. He superannuated from the Indian Army on 31 December 2011. During his distinguished service spanning over 36 years, he gained extensive experience in Human Resource Management, Policy Development, General Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Finances, Contract negotiations and post Contract Management.

 

He has served in various key positions including Major General Army Service Corps at the HQ Central and Southern Commands of the Army and Brigadier Operational Logistics of Southern Command. He has been responsible for providing seamless and an efficient logistics support to troops deployed along the Western borders and coastal states. He has been on the faculty of a numbers of prestigious training establishments of the Army. As Deputy Commandant & Chief Instructor of the largest logistics training establishment of Army at Bangalore, he was instrumental in developing state of art training infrastructure, planning and imparting training to officers and men of the Indian Army as well as a No of foreign Armies.

BRIEF PROFILE OF SHRI PENUMATSA ASHOK BANGAR RAJU, DIRECTOR

 

Shri Penumatsa Ashok Bangar Raju is on Board of Directors of Aavantika Gas Limited as Director w.e.f. April 01, 2015.

 

He is an Additional and Independent Director on the Board of Aavantika Gas Limited from April 01, 2015.He has completed his graduation in Chemical Engineering from Andhra University in 1974. He started his professional career with HPCL in 1976.

 

He superannuated from HPCL on November 2012. During his distinguished service spanning of almost 37 years with HPCL, he provided strategic direction and leadership to the Corporation and Visaks Refinery in particular and has been a key stake holder in the phenomenal growth of the corporation as the Fortune 500 company.