Press Release 2019
Dr. Ashutosh Karnatak assumes charge as Chairman & Managing Director, GAIL
New Delhi, August 1, 2019: Dr. Ashutosh Karnatak today assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director of GAIL (India) Limited. Dr. Karnatak carries a rich experience of over 37 years in the hydrocarbon sector and is also concurrently serving as Director (Projects) since March, 2014.
A lifelong learner, Dr. Karnatak an Electrical Engineering alumni of HBTI, Kanpur is a post graduate from IIT, Delhi and is also a Fellow Doctorate of UPES, Dehradun. A multi-talented personality and a keen academic, Dr. Karnatak has authored several books on a range of topics including project management, Oil & Gas and self-development. He is proponent of movement called PI-CI-PI (Positive India-Competitive India - Projectised India).
A lifelong career dedicated to developing large scale infrastructure projects he has acquired hands-on expertise in Contract Negotiation & Management and Conflict resolution. Dr Karnatak has also developed an innovative Project Monitoring and Controlling technique called ‘Arjuna – (MC4E2)e and also a capability building model named ‘BeDoPe’.
He actively involved in spreading wellbeing in the society through sustainable and impactful actions in resources, energy, environment, education and health.