Alka Mittal appointed as the CMD of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
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Alka Mittal appointed as the CMD of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has appointed Alka Mittal as its Chairman and Managing Director (CMD).

Mittal has been selected as an interim chairman and managing director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. Mittal takes the position of Subhash Kumar, another interim head who retired after reaching superannuation age on December 31, 2021.

In an order dated January 3, 2022, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has sanctioned the proposal of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for entrustment of the additional charge of the post of chairman and managing director (CMD), ONGC to Alka Mittal, director (HR), ONGC for six months with effect from January 1, 2022, or till the appointment of a regular incumbent to the post, or until further order, whichever is the earliest.

Mittal, 59, is the first woman to lead an oil and gas exploration and production firm.

Mittal has done post-graduation in economics and is a doctorate in commerce. On November 27, 2018, Mittal had broken the glass ceiling in ONGC by becoming the first woman to join the firm's board. In August-end, Mittal will superannuate. ONGC Director (HR) Alka Mittal has been assigned with the additional charge of ONGC CMD, making her the first woman to lead the energy giant.

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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has appointed Alka Mittal as its Chairman and Managing Director (CMD). Mittal has been selected as an interim chairman and managing director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. Mittal takes the position of Subhash Kumar, another interim head who retired after reaching superannuation age on December 31, 2021. In an order dated January 3, 2022, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has sanctioned the proposal of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for entrustment of the additional charge of the post of chairman and managing director (CMD), ONGC to Alka Mittal, director (HR), ONGC for six months with effect from January 1, 2022, or till the appointment of a regular incumbent to the post, or until further order, whichever is the earliest. Mittal, 59, is the first woman to lead an oil and gas exploration and production firm. Mittal has done post-graduation in economics and is a doctorate in commerce. On November 27, 2018, Mittal had broken the glass ceiling in ONGC by becoming the first woman to join the firm's board. In August-end, Mittal will superannuate. ONGC Director (HR) Alka Mittal has been assigned with the additional charge of ONGC CMD, making her the first woman to lead the energy giant. Image Source

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