ABOUT CHT - PROFILE

Formation

The Government Technology Policy Statement and Declaration aiming at development of our own capabilities to attain technological competence and self reliance in strategic and critical areas needed the following for achieving excellence and progress in petroleum refining:

 

  • Create an environment for technological improvement and to identify areas / missions where technological improvements is needed
  • Establish Scientific Advisory Committees for interaction and firm linkages with R&D and Academic Institutions
  • Draw action plans for technology up-gradation through collaborative projects
  • Project proposal evaluation and appraisal
  • Simplify procedures for according various clearances / approvals for mission status projects
  • Create Advance Technology Cells

Priority for pursuing the above decisions and objectives necessitated creation of a dedicated technology cell - Centre for High Technology by Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas on 27th May 1987.



Functioning
CHT functions under the overall guidance and supervision of the Governing Council. The Governing Council is headed by the Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoP&NG) as the Chairman and all Joint Secretaries and Advisers in the MoP&NG and Chief Executives of IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, CPCL, NRL, MRPL, GAIL, EIL, IIP, OIDB as members. The Executive Director of CHT is the Member Secretary of the Governing Council. The expenditure of CHT is funded through grants from OIDB.

Members of the Governing Council / General Body of CHT
Shri K.D. Tripathi,
Secretary,
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Shri A.P.Sawhney,
Additional Secretary,
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Shri Anant Kumar Singh,
AS & FA,
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Shri Sandeep Poundrik,
Joint Secretary (Refineries),
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Shri Ashutosh Jindal,
JS(IC&GP),
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Shri Amar Nath,
Joint Secretary (E),
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Smt. Sushma Rath,
Joint Secretary(Gen),
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Smt.Urvashi Sadhwani,
Sr.Advisor,
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Smt. Indrani Kaushal
Economic Advisor,
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Shri Sanjiv Mittal,
Secretary,
Oil Industry Development Board,
OIDB Bhawan,Plot No. 2,Sector - 73
NOIDA - 201 301.
Shri B.Ashok,
Chairman,
Indian Oil Corporation Limited,
3079/3, Sadiq Nagar,
J.B. Tito Marg,
New Delhi - 110 049.
Shri M.K.Surana,
Chairman & Managing Director,
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited,
Petroleum House,
17, Jamshedji Tata Road,
Mumbai - 400 020.
Shri S. Varadarajan,
Chairman & Managing Director,
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited,
Bharat Bhawan, 4 & 5 Currimbhoy Road,
P.O.Box No. 688, Ballard Estate
Mumbai - 400 038.
Shri Gautam Roy,
Managing Director,
Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd.,
536, Anna Salai,
Teynampet,
Chennai - 600 018.
Shri B.C. Tripathi,
Chairman & Managing Director,
GAIL(India) Limited
16, Bhikaji Cama Place,
R.K.Puram,
New Delhi - 110 066.
Shri Sanjay Gupta,
Chairman & Managing Director,
Engineers India Limited,
EIL Bhawan, 1, Bhikaji Cama Place,
R.K. Puram,
New Delhi - 110 066.
Shri P. Padmanabhan,
Managing Director,
Numaligarh Refinery Limited.,
6th Floor, Tolstoy House,
15-17, Tolstoy Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001.
Shri H. Kumar,
Managing Director,
Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Limited
Kuthethoor,
Via Katipalla,
Mangalore - 575 030.
Dr. R.A. Vishwarkarma,
Director,
Indian Institute of Petroleum,
Mohkampur,
Dehradun - 248 005.
Shri Prabh Das,
CEO,
HPCL Mittal Energy Ltd.,
INOX Tower,
Plot No.17, Sector - 16A,
NOIDA - 201 301.
Shri Brijesh Kumar,
Executive Director, Member – Secretary, Governing Council,
Centre for High Technology,
9th Floor, Tower-A, OIDB Bhawan,
Plot No.2, Sector - 73,
NOIDA - 201301.

Member Organisation

  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Engineers India Limited
  • GAIL ( India) Limited
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Indian Institute of Petroleum
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited
  • Numaligarh Refinery Limited
  • Oil Industry Development Board
  • ESSAR Oil Limited

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