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.


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).


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 CGM (O&M) in GAIL (India) Limited and is on deputation in AGL as MD.


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).