Authorities headhunter PESB has picked a non-upstream government, Ranjit Rath to wander India’s 2d perfect remark oil and gas producer, Oil India Ltd. Rath, 50, who is currently chairman and managing director of Mineral Exploration Company Ltd (MECL), used to be selected after interviews of five applicants on March 9, a notification from the Public Enterprises Desire Board (PESB) said.
He used to be selected for the put up of chairman and managing director earlier than two administrators on the Oil India board and one other government director of the firm.
Oil India’s fresh chairman and managing director Sushil Chandra Mishra will superannuate on June 30 this year.
Rath has been heading MECL, a mini-ratna central public sector endeavor under Ministry of Mines, since November 2018. His title, after getting clearance from anti-corruption bodies admire CVC and CBI, can be despatched to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for vetting.
PESB had on June 28, 2021 selected Rath for the put up of chairman and managing director of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd(BCCL), constant with a separate notification of the federal government headhunter.
It’s no longer clear why he wasn’t appointed to that put up. In December 2021, Samiran Dutta (Director Finance) of BCCL, used to be appointed as the fresh chairman and managing director of BCCL.
A Geoscientist, Rath is an alumnus of IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur and Utkal College. Earlier than his appointment to MECL, he used to be the Fundamental Supervisor with Engineers India Ltd , New Delhi and used to be posted with Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd.
Rath is a recipient of the popular Nationwide Geosciences Award 2016 from the President of India. He has co-authored a book titled ‘Underground Storage Applied sciences’ and has published plenty of technical papers and participated in conferences in India and in one other country.
Based mostly totally on his Linkedin profile, he joined engineering consultancy company Engineers India in 1996. The PESB notification said these interviewed included Oil India’s director (finance) Harish Madhav and its director (operations) Pankaj Kumar Goswami.
Oil India government director Agadh Medhi and Madras Fertilizer Ltd chairman and managing director Saravanan U were the diversified candidates interviewed.