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Govt appoints Gudey Srinivas (IAS) as Government Nominee Director of BPCL

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution's Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor Gudey Srinivas (IAS) has been appointed as Government Nominee Director of BPCL
Govt appoints Gudey Srinivas (IAS) as Government Nominee Director of BPCL
Govt appoints Gudey Srinivas (IAS) as Government Nominee Director of BPCL

New Delhi: Gudey Srinivas (IAS) has been appointed as Government Nominee Director on the Board of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG). The Petroleum Ministry has appointed him on the Board of BPCL with effect from October 13 in place of Rajesh Aggarwal, who ceased to be Director of the company. This information has been shared by the Petroleum PSU in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Thursday.

Srinivas is a senior IAS officer of the 1990 batch, Odisha cadre. He is currently serving as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and holding financial advice charge of MoP&NG. He has done B Tech (Civil Engg), ME (Civil Engg) and Management Programme in Public Policy from the Indian School of Business. He has worked in Central Government and Odisha State Government. In Central Government, he has worked as Joint Secretary and Director, Ministry of Mines and PS to Minister of State for Rural Development.

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In the State Government of Odisha, Srinivas has worked as Principal Secretary/Secretary to Commerce, Transport and Civil Aviation, Labour, Steel and Mines Departments. Apart from that, he has worked in the field postings as Revenue Divisional Commissioner, Collector, District Magistrate, SubDivisional Magistrate in the Government of Odisha. He has also worked as Managing Director, Markfed, Project Director, ICDS in the undivided State Government of Andhra Pradesh while on deputation.

He was on the Boards of Hindustan Copper Limited, Hindustan Zinc Limited, Bharat Aluminium Company Limited and Orissa Rail Infrastructural Development Limited. Presently, he is also on the Board of the Food Corporation of India. He is not related to any of the Directors in the Company. He is also not debarred from holding the office of the Director by virtue of any order passed by SEBI or any other such authority. 

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