DR ALKA MITTAL
Dr Alka Mittal leads the human resource management function of India’s largest E&P
company, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited. She joined the Board of ONGC as
Director (HR) in November 2018 after having distinguished herself in diverse roles and
challenging assignments over a period of more than 33 years in India’s Maharatna Energy
Major. She is the first woman functional Director of the company in its more than 60 years
Dr Alka Mittal has driven strategic & impactful human resource programmes and policies in
ONGC, with focus on adopting best-in-class HR practices towards making ONGC a best place
to work and nurturing a generation of dedicated energy soldiers in India.
A leader with a mission, Dr Mittal has steered ONGC to become one of the top companies in
the country today in the area of CSR, with focus on impactful and sustainable projects to
empower the community and preserve our planet.
Dr Mittal is on the Board of ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (OMPL) as ONGC
nominee Director since August 2015, and is a member of the Board of Governors of Indian
Institute of Management, Trichy.
She is actively involved with various national and international professional forums and
bodies dedicated to the cause of Human Resource Management and empowerment of
women, especially in the Energy Sector. She has a special penchant for training and
mentoring, and has trained more than 12000 young Graduate Trainees of ONGC since 2001.
Dr Mittal is a post graduate in Economics, MBA (HRM) and a Doctorate in Commerce and
Business Studies in the area of “Corporate Governance”.