NEW DELHI, JULY 11, 2022
Debasish Nanda has taken over as Director – Business Development of Coal India Ltd (CIL). Prior to the new assignment, he was working as Executive Director (Gas) in Indian Oil.
A graduate in Mechanical Engineering from UCE Burla and Post Graduate in Production Engineering from REC Rourkela, Nanda has to his credit a Masters degree in International Business from IIFT, New Delhi.
Nanda joined Indian Oil in 1988 as a Management Trainee in the Marketing Division and spent 11 years in marketing of Servo lubricants. Thereafter, he moved to the Business Development Group in 1999. He did a stint in Business Development activities comprising expansion of lube business overseas, exports of POL, setting-up of Indian Oil’s subsidiaries etc. before moving to Indian Oil’s Gas Business in 2009.
Nanda headed the ‘Natural Gas’ business of Indian Oil which had a turnover of over Rs. 20,000 crore. He developed many robust strategies for increasing the penetration of Indian Oil in the natural gas business. He has also handled various diverse positions for liaising with MoP&NG, PNGRB and other Industry bodies.
He has also chaired the US-India Energy Task Force, headed the work on pipeline RLNG exports to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and was accorded status of aggregator of HP-HT domestic gas for urea plants.