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Deepak Gupta set to be Director (Projects) of GAIL (India) Ltd

Deepak Gupta, who is currently serving as Executive Director at Engineers India Ltd (EIL), has been recommended for the post of Director (Projects) of GAIL (India) Ltd
Deepak Gupta set to be Director (Projects) of GAIL (India) Ltd
Deepak Gupta set to be Director (Projects) of GAIL (India) Ltd

New Delhi: Deepak Gupta is set to be the next Director (Projects) of GAIL (India) Limited, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG). He has been recommended for the post by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel on Tuesday. He is currently working as Executive Director (Projects) at Engineers India Ltd (EIL).

Gupta has been recommended for the post of Director (Projects) of GAIL (India) Limited from a list of nine candidates, who were interviewed by the selection panel. Out of nine candidates, four candidates were from GAIL India Limited and one each from Airports Authority of India (AAI), NTPC Limited, Engineers India Ltd, Indian Railways Service of Engineers (IRSE) and Indian Railways Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME).

Gupta is an alumnus of Atomic Energy Central School, Narora. He has done Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Mechanical Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IGNOU.

Gupta has rich and diverse experience in business development, project management, technology selection, engineering and construction management. As Executive Director (Projects) of EIL, he is leading the implementation of mega multi-billion dollar Dangote Refinery & Petrochemical Project at Nigeria and the mega Polymer Addition Project at GGS Refinery at Bhatinda.

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As Director (Projects) of GAIL, Gupta will be a full-time functional director and a member of the board of directors of the company. He will report to the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of GAIL and will be overall responsible for projects planning & execution and operations and maintenance of all installations spread across the country. He also will be responsible for various support functions such as contracting and procurement, telecommunications & telemetry and business information system (BIS).

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