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Dr.

Varesh Sinha, IAS


Chairman
Dr. Varesh Sinha, IAS is Chairman of the Company. He is a senior
IAS officer having wide administrative and corporate experience.
Dr. Varesh Sinha, IAS has graduated in Science [Physics & Maths.]
and has completed his Masters in Mathematical Statistics. He
has also done Master of Business Administration [MBA] and
Ph.D. [Stat.] During his career, He has hold key positions at the
State Government level. He has held several important positions
with Government of Gujarat having worked in various sectors like
Tourism, Agri-business, Energy, Education, Panchayat, Urban,
Labour, Home, Finance etc. Previosly he has worked as Additional
Chief Secretary, Finance Department of Govt. of Gujarat. At
present, he is the Chief Secretary, Govt. of Gujarat.
Dr. Hasmukh Adhia, IAS
Non-Executive Director
Dr. Hasmukh Adhia, IAS is non-executive Director of the
Company. He is a senior IAS officer having wide administrative
and corporate experience. Dr. Hasmukh Adhia has got a basic
degree in Accountancy. He has the distinction of being a Gold
medalist from Indian Institute of Management and he holds a Ph.
D in Yoga from Swami Vivekanand Yoga Univercity Bangalore.
Prior to the present posting Dr. Hasmukh Adhia, IAS was
Principal Secretary Education Department from April, 2008 to
January, 2013, Principle Secretary to Chief Minister, Gujarat from
May, 2003 to June, 2006. He was also Director General of Sardar
Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) and Managing
Director, Gujarat State Financial Services Limited (GSFSL). Prior
to this he has worked as Director in the Ministry of Industry, New
Delhi, and Secretary finance Department, Government of Gujarat
and Industries Commissioner, Gujarat as well as Vice Chairman &
Managing Director, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation.
He has travelled widely around the World for promotion of
Industrial and Infrastructure Investment in India. At present, he is
the Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department, and
Government of Gujarat.

Shri Manmohan Srivastava, IAS (Retd.)


Non Executive Director
Shri M M Srivastava, IAS, (Retd.) is non-executive Director of the
Company. He is a retired IAS officer having wide administrative
and corporate experience. Shri M M Srivastava, IAS, (Retd.) has
graduated in Science from Delhi University and has completed his
Masters in Physics from Delhi University. He has also done MBA
(Marketing) from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He has wide
administrative and corporate experience. He has held various
positions in Government Departments prior to his retirement
including Member (Finance), Gujarat Electricity Board, Managing
Director of Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation, Commissioner
of Commercial Tax Department, Principal Secretary of Energy
and Petrochemicals Department and Additional Chief Secretary of
Finance Department, Government of Gujarat. At present, he is
the Chairman of Gujarat State Petronet Limited (GSPL).
Shri Kuniyil Kailashnathan, IAS (Retd.)
Non-Executive Director
Shri Kuniyil Kailashnathan, IAS (Retd.) is non-executive Director
of the Company. He is a senior IAS officer having wide
administrative and corporate experience. Shri Kuniyil
Kailashnathan, IAS (Retd.)is a Post Graduate in M.Sc. (Chemistry)
and M.A. (Economics (U.K.)) from Madras University and
University of Wales (U.K), respectively. In his earlier assignments,
he was closely associated with industrial development and
privatisation of Ports in Gujarat, in his capacity as industries
commissionner, vice chairman and chief executive officer of
Gujarat Maritime Board. Shri Kuniyil Kailashnathan (Retd.)has
worked in the urban sector, as municipal commissioner of
Ahmedabad and Principal Secretary, Urban Development. At
present, he is the Chief Principal Secretary to Honble Chief
Minister of Gujarat.
Dr. N. Ravichandran
Independent Director
Dr. N. Ravichandran is an Independent Director of our Company
and holds a Masters degree in Science with specialisation in
mathematics from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. He is also a
Ph.D in Mathematics from Indian Institute of Technology,
Madras. Dr. N. Ravichandran was a professor, production and
qualitative methods area, Indian Institute of Management,
Ahmedabad. He has also served as Director of Indian Institute of
Management, Indore. Presently he is at Indian Institute of
Management, Ahmedabad.

Dr. T. Harinarayana
Independent Director
Dr. T. Harinarayana is an Independent Director of our Company
and holds a Ph.D in electromagnetic from Edinburgh University,
UK and Ph.D in electromagnetic from Indian School of Mines,
Dhanbad. He also holds a Masters degree in Science (Tech.)
Geophysics from Andhra University. He was a fellow member of
Indian Geophysical Union, Geological Society of India, Andhra
Pradesh Academy of Sciences. He was also an executive member,
Association of Exploration Geophysicists. He is a member of
various international associations including American Geophysical
Union. Currently, he is executive member of International
Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy. Dr. T.
Harinarayana has over 29 years of experience of working with
National Geophysical Research Institute as Scientist G. Dr. T.
Harinarayana is presently Director, GERMI
Shri D. Jagatheesa Pandian, IAS
Director
Shri D. J. Pandian, IAS is a senior IAS officer having wide
administrative and corporate experience. Shri D. J. Pandian, IAS
holds MBA from Madras University. He was the Managing
Director of our Company from October 16, 2001 to November 9,
2009. He has also worked on deputation with the World Bank in
Washington, D.C. From 1995 to 1997, he was Director, external
commercial borrowing, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
He was also Additional Chief Secretary, Energy and
Petrochemicals Department, GoG. At present, he is the
Additional Chief Secretary, Industries and Mines Department.
Shri Manoj Kumar Das, IAS
Joint Managing Director
Shri Manoj Kumar Das, IAS is Joint Managing Director, GSPC.
He has joined GSPC in July 2014. Shri Das holds Degree of B.
Tech (Hons) Computer Science & Engineering from Indian
Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Prior to joining Gujarat State
Petroleum Corporation Limited (GSPC), Shri Manoj Kumar Das
held the position of Surat Municipal Commissioner, Government
of Gujarat. Shri Manoj Kumar Das, IAS was District
Development Officer, Junagadh & Jamnagar, the First Collector
of Porbandar and Collector of Banaskantha & Surat. He has
handled J & K Dept. in Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of
India as Director (J & K) affairs where terrorism, infiltration,
peace process, dialogue with several Groups & perception
management was handled. He has worked as Deputy

Commissioner in Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for three years and


completed the 100 crore Raska Water Project in 120 days. He has also
worked as Municipal Commissioner, Vadodara for five years and Surat for
three years. Shri Manoj Kumar Das, IAS has won 8 National Awards
during the period
Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS
Managing Director

Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS is Managing Director, GSPC. Shri Atanu


Chakraborty, IAS is an Engineering Graduate with specialisation in
Electronics and Communication and has done his Post Graduate Diploma
in Business Finance and subsequently MBA from UK (Business
Administration). He has wide experience of working in various State as
well as Central Government Departments and Public Sector Undertakings.
Shri Chakraborty has served in the districts of Vadodara, Sabarkantha and
was Collector of Amreli district. At Gandhinagar, he has served in Finance,
Home, Tribal Development and Labour Departments. Shri Atanu
Chakraborty, IAS has also worked as Principal Secretary (Economic
Affairs), Finance Department, Govt. of Gujarat.
Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS has also served as Managing Director,
Gujarat State Financial Services Ltd., Chief Executive Officer, Gujarat
Infrastructure Development Board, CEO of Gujarat Maritime Board and
Executive Director, Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemical Ltd. In the
Central Government, he served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of
Finance.
Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS has been contributing Articles on issues
relating to PPP and Natural gas transportation, etc. Shri Chakraborty is a
voracious reader and areas of his interest include subjects such as Finance,
Economics, Infrastructure, etc.