Authorities-owned ONGC (Oil and Pure Gasoline Company) has appointed Alka Mittal as its first lady Chairman and Managing Director (CMD). The vitality company introduced Alka Mittal’s appointment on its social media handles.
Alka Mittal, who’s director of human assets at ONGC, has been given further cost as the pinnacle of the organisation. She is going to maintain the place for six months or till an everyday appointment for the publish is introduced, whichever is earlier.
ONGC’s former chairman Shashi Shanker had retired on March 31, 2021. Subhash Kumar, former Director (Finance) was given further cost as chairman then. Nevertheless, he retired on December 31, 2021, publish which Alka Mittal took the extra accountability on January 3, 2022.
Ideally, the federal government appoints a substitute of a director or chairman on any public sector board no less than a few months earlier than their retirement. Nevertheless, the company has not had a full-time chairman and managing director since final yr when Shashi Shanker retired.
The Public Enterprises Choice Board had acquired 10 functions for the place however after conducting interviews in Might-June 2021, the physique mentioned that it was unable to discover a appropriate candidate and really useful a search committee.
Who’s Alka Mittal?
Alka Mittal is at the moment the senior most on the board of administrators at ONGC. A postgraduate in Economics, MBA (HRM) and Doctorate in Commerce and Enterprise Research, she had joined ONGC as a graduate trainee in 1985. Right this moment, she has grow to be the primary lady to carry the cost of CMD in ONGC’s historical past.
Earlier than becoming a member of as director (HR), she held the cost of chief talent improvement (CSD) on the company. Throughout her stint at CSD in-charge, she carried out the Nationwide Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) in ONGC participating greater than 5,000 apprentices throughout all work centres. Previous to this, she labored as Head CSR on the company workplace. Earlier than this, throughout 2009, she led the HR-ER features in numerous capacities throughout areas together with Vadodara, Mumbai, Delhi and Jorhat, and was additionally the pinnacle of company communications of ONGC.