Esha Srivastava appointed as Govt. Nominee Director of GAIL

New Delhi: Esha Srivastava has been appointed as Government Nominee Director on the board of GAIL (India) Limited, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. She has been appointed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG) with effect from March 25. She is currently serving as Director (International Cooperation) in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. The information has been shared by the GAIL (India) Limited in a regulatory filing to the stock exchange on Wednesday.

Esha Srivastava is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of 2004 batch. She is currently serving as Director (International Cooperation) in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Education & background

Srivastava has done Political Science Honors from Lady Shri Ram College of Delhi University. She is the recipient of the prestigious Dr Karan Singh Gold Medal for topping Delhi University at postgraduation level. She had completed her schooling from La Martiniere Girls’ College in Lucknow. Srivastava is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of 2004 batch. Inter alia, she had served in the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO in Paris, and in the Indian High Commission or Embassy in Sri Lanka and Bhutan. She has also served in the Ministry of External Affairs as Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Europe West Division, and Director. Her last assignment was as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Thimphu.

GAIL (India) Limited

GAIL (India) Limited, formerly known as Gas Authority of India, is a Maharatna PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. GAIL is the largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi. The company has the following business segments: natural gas, liquid hydrocarbon, liquefied petroleum gas transmission, petrochemical, city gas distribution, exploration and production, GAILTEL and electricity generation.