D Rajkumar Appointed as CMD of BPCL [ Current Affairs ]

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D Raj Kumar was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL). BPCL’s current chief S Varadarajan is retiring on September 2016. Rajkumar will take the charge after October 1, 2016.

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  • D Rajkumar has been appointed to the post for five-year term and an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
  • He is working as Managing Director of Bharat Petro Resources Ltd,
  • A unit of BPCL focused on exploration and production.
  • Utpal Bora was appointed as a new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Oil India Limited (OIL).
  • Senior IAS officers Anil Kumar Jain and Ravi Kapoor were among the 10 contenders for the top job at Oil India Ltd.
  • The country’s second biggest state-owned oil and gas explorer.
  • Bora was selected on the recommendation of a three-member Committee headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha.

About BPCL:

  • BPCL: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • BPCL is an Indian state-controlled oil and gas company
  • Mumbai and Kochi the Corporation operates large refineries of the country.
  • BPCL has been ranked 280th in the Fortune Global 500 rankings of the world’s biggest corporations for the year 2015.
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- Published on: July 14, 2016