Alka Mittal on Tuesday joined the board of ONGC as director (human resources), becoming the first woman to break the glass ceiling in India’s flagship exploration company.
A post-graduate in economics and a doctorate in commerce and business studies, Mittal joins the ranks of Roopshikha Saikia Bora, director (finance) at Oil India Ltd; and Hindustan Petroleum’s Nishi Vasudeva, became the first woman to head an Indian oil company.
With long experience as the head of skill development in ONGC and other HR functions, Mittal’s appointment is timely as the focus is on skilling and creating safer work environment for women and improve corporate governance. Read More
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