New Delhi: Pawan Kumar has been appointed as Director (Commercial) of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), a joint venture company between GAIL (India) Limited, BPCL and Govt of NCT of Delhi. "As per nominated by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), the Board of Directors of IGL have appointed Pawan Kumar as Director (Commercial) of IGL with effect from December 1, 2021, for a period of three years subjects to approval by shareholders of the company. Kumar has been appointed in place of Amit Garg who has been repatriated to BPCL," IGL said in a regulatory filing to the stock exchange on Thursday,
Kumar is a graduate in Industrial Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee and the postgraduate in Management from S P Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai. Kumar is a senior leader in hydrocarbon space having a rich experience of over 33 years across multiple regions in various roles in BPCL. He has no relationship with other Directors and he is not debarred from holding the office of Director by virtue of any SEBI order or any such authority.
Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) is one of India's leading natural gas distribution companies. IGL supplies natural gas as cooking and vehicular fuel. The company was established in 1998 and operates primarily in Delhi. The company has taken over and operated the Delhi City Gas Distribution Project from Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) for laying a network of gas distribution pipelines in Delhi. The company started as a joint venture between GAIL, Bharat Petroleum and the government of NCT of Delhi.
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