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).



Smt. Anjana Sanjeeva is a Cost & Management Accountant by profession & MBA (Finance) with Gold Medal from Maharaja Sayaji Rao University of Vadodara (Gujarat). She has rich & varied experience of working in Finance & Accounts of Gas processing Units, Gas Trading & Gas Pipeline Transmission installations.

Smt. Anjana Sanjeeva has joined GAIL (India) Ltd., a Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU), in 1993 and has over 30 years of experience in Finance, Taxation, Budgetary control, Cost Management, etc. She has headed Finance function of O&M of Gas Processing Units, Pipeline Transmission and various Pipeline Projects.

Smt. Sanjeeva is currently working as Head of Finance of GAIL’s Maharashtra Regional Headquarter.


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. Rajesh Jain has been appointed as a Whole Time Director on the Board of Aavantika Gas Limited (AGL) with effect from 16th May, 2023.

Mr. Rajesh Jain is B. Com (Hons), Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Law, PGDAM (HR) and also holds a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA), with specialization in Finance.

Mr. Rajesh Jain has joined Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) in July, 1993 and has rich and diverse experience of 30 years appx. in the field of Internal Audit, Head Compensation Management, Head Commercial, Retail Finance, Taxation, Zonal Finance, Payroll, Strategy implementation, Capability Building etc. Also held various senior level positions in Audit, Gas & Renewables (Commercial), other Finance positions and also handled various HR assignments.

Presently, Mr. Rajesh Jain is General Manager (Finance) in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and is on deputation in AGL as Director (Commercial).