- Dr Rajiv Gupta (IAS) has been appointed as Director on the Board of Gujarat Gas Limited
- 1986-batch Gujarat cadre IAS Dr Gupta is currently serving as Additional Chief Secretary of Industries and Mines Department, Gujarat
New Delhi: Dr Rajiv Gupta (IAS), who is currently serving as Additional Chief Secretary of Industries and Mines Department, Gujarat, has been appointed as Director on the Board of Gujarat Gas Limited. He has been appointed to the post in place of Sunaina Tomar (IAS), who has ceased to be Director from the Board of Directors of the company with effect from July 5. Board of Directors of the company have appointed Dr Rajiv Gupta (IAS) as the Additional Director on the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from July 5, 2021,” the state PSU said in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Tuesday.
Dr Gupta is a 1986-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Gujarat cadre. He is presently the Additional Chief Secretary of Industries and Mines Department, Government of Gujarat and the Managing Director of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited. He holds a degree in Political Science and is a Gold Medallist. He also holds a post-graduate degree in Political Science and PhD (International Law), in addition to having done specialized courses in Law, International Trade and Environment from United Nations University and the University of Melbourne.
Dr Gupta has worked in various Government departments, both in the government of Gujarat and the government of India. Dr Gupta has also headed foreign assignments and worked as Advisor Director at GAP Regional Dev Administration (UNDP) Turkey. He also possesses f vast experience of heading various Govt. Public Sector Undertakings, both listed and unlisted, various Government regulatory bodies etc.
Gujarat Gas Limited
Gujarat Gas Limited is an Indian natural gas distribution company, owned by Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation. Established in 1980, and headquartered in Ahmedabad, the company operates primarily in Gujarat. It is India's largest city gas distribution (CGD) company. As of May 2015, Gujarat Gas Limited has a city gas distribution (CGD) network in 649 human settlements (city, town, villages) in 19 districts of Gujarat and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Thane GA (including Palghar district) of Maharashtra.
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