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IOCL: Dr SSV Ramakumar gets extension as Director (R&D)

By IndianMandarins- 28 Jan 2022


New Delhi (28.01.2022): The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the extension of Dr SSV Ramakumar, alumnus of IIT-Roorkee, as Director (Research & Development), IndianOil Corporation w.e.f 01.02.2022 till 31.07.2023 i.e. the date of his superannuation. He had joined the IndianOil Board as Director (R&D) on 1st February 2017.

He brings with him more than three decades of experience in R&D in the downstream hydrocarbons sector, notably in the areas of lubricant technology, refinery process research streams, catalyst development and nanotechnology. Currently, he is helming an ambitious project of constructing the world’s largest renewable energy research center of Indian Oil with net-zero power and water credentials.

Dr Ramakumar is regarded as a leading voice in the industry on matters spanning the entire energy portfolio. He has been co-opted by the Government of India several times to lead or be part of key policy committees to draw the roadmap for India’s smooth transition to a  non-fossilized economy in the years to come.

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