New Delhi: Manoj Barthwal assumed charge as the head of ONGC Academy in Dehradun on Thursday. The appointment comes after a three-decade-long tenure with the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in various capacities. Barthwal has done his Bachelors of Law from Dehradun and Masters from Lucknow University.
He joined ONGC in the year 1985 in Assam as an HR Executive. Barthwal was working as Executive Director (HR) before being appointed as the head of ONGC Academy. During his career at ONGC, Barthwal has held roles in the fields of Corporate Communications, Human Resource Management, industrial relations, training, selections, RTI Act implementation, legal matters, employee grievance redressal, discipline etc. In 2013, he was also appointed in-charge of Panvel township.
He later took over as Head Coordination at ONGC’s Delhi office. Known previously as the Institute of Management Development (IMD), the academy was formally re-christened as ONGC Academy on November 2, 2003. The academy is ONGC’s premier nodal agency for training and developing human resources. The Institute emerged out of SWOT analysis carried out by the organisation in 1982.