As part of celebration of 75 years of India’s Independence, CPCL organised a Webinar – Panel discussion on “Skills Development in Refining Industry and Renewable Energy Industry” on Friday, 9th April 2021 under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
For setting the tone of the panel discussion, welcome address was given by Shri. Rajeev Ailawadi, Director (Finance) & Managing Director i/c, CPCL.
Shri. Tarun Kapoor, Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas delivered the Keynote address. In his thought provoking address, he highlighted the key areas which need to be discussed by the Industry and the Academia to develop the skilled workforce.
Shri S M Vaidya, Chairman IOCL and CPCL, in his Special address shared his thoughts on growth in energy sector and its effect on requirement of skilled resources. He also highlighted the various initiatives taken by IOCL in the areas of skill development.
S.Krishnan, Director (Operations),CPCL in his address, gave an overview of CPCL’s programs of skills development and explained the methodologies to bridge the knowledge gaps.
The program was moderated by Shri H.Shankar, Director (Technical), CPCL.
Eminent speakers, experts and practicing leaders from Industry, Academia and Government departments who are participated in the Panel discussion are Shri Subramanian Sarma, Whole time Director & Sr.Executive Vice-President (Energy), L&T, CEO & MD of L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, Shri S K Bose, Executive Director i/c (HR) Indian Oil Corporation, Dr.R.Vinu, Associate Professor, Dept of Chemical Engineering & National Centre for Combustion R&D, IIT, Shri N.Ravi, Managing Director, Indian Additives Limited and Dr.P.Kanagavel, Director & Head, Skill Development and Training (SDT) Division-National Institute of Wind Energy .
CGM (Corporate Planning), CPCL proposed the vote of thanks.