Mr.Dilip Kumar Pattanaik is an alumnus of NIT Durgapur from where he graduated in Electrical Engg. and thereafter joined HPCL in the year 1983.

He has the distinction of having worked in Retail, Direct Sales, Aviation and presently in Gas. While in Retail, Direct Sales and Aviation, he had handled critical functions in Retail Marketing and now currently heads the Gas & Renewables department as Executive Direction based in Mumbai. During his tenure of 35 years he has handled 3 Regional Offices (Mangalore, Delhi and Secunderabad) and handled 2 Zones (North West and East Zone).



Shri Prasoon Kumar is an Electrical Engineer from IIT Kharagpur of 1988 batch and has 15 years of rich experience in the areas of Operation & Maintenance and another 15 years in Pipeline Projects & associated installations of Gas sector.

He joined GAIL (India) Ltd (herein after referred as GAIL) in the year 1988 as a Graduate Engineer Trainee and is currently posted at Delhi as Executive Director (HR & CSR) GAIL, a Maharatna PSU.

Additionally, he holds the position of Director in Ratnagiri Gas & Power Private Ltd (RGPPL) and Chairman in Aavantika Gas Limited (AGL).

He is a Health & Fitness conscious person and has successfully completed half marathons five times.


Shri Anupam Mukhopadhyay took charge as Managing Director in Aavantika Gas Limited w.e.f. 9th June, 2022. He has been graduated as Electrical Engineer from IIT, Kharagpur, India’s prestigious engineering institute.

He has rich and diverse experience encompassing more than 32 years in the Oil & Gas Sector with a special aptitude in Digital Transformation, analytics and process improvement. Before Joining AGL, he was Chief Operating Officer (COO) of GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, engaged in the city gas distribution business.

Prior to this assignment, he has steered National Gas Management Centre of GAIL India Limited located in NOIDA, which is responsible for coordinating pan India commercial transaction for Gas trading and gas transmission business.

Presently, Shri Anupam Mukhopadhyay is ED-CGD (MKTG) in GAIL (India) Limited and is on deputation in AGL as Managing Director.


Mr. Gajanan Parmar took charge as a Whole – Time Director w.e.f 29th May, 2019 in Aavantika Gas Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Law and Masters in Commerce.

Mr. Gajanan Parmar has joined Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) in 1995 and has handled various assignments in Accounting/Finance activities during his tenure of around 24 years in HPCL.

He worked in ERP Central Team looking after Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Pricing, Inventory module etc. and was involved in roll out of ERP across various locations in India.

He was also the Head of IND AS team to implement the International Accounting Standards in HPCL, along with that he handled ICFR.

Presently, Gajanan Parmar is DGM (Finance) in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and is on deputation in AGL as Director (Commercial).