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Chairman IndianOil elected President of World LPG Association
New Delhi   07-Dec-2021

Rashtriya_Khel_Protsahan_Puruskar_from_President_of_IndiaThe General Assembly of the World LPG Association (WLPGA) unanimously passed a resolution to elect Mr S M Vaidya, Chairman, IndianOil, as its President during the ongoing World LPG Forum 2021 in Dubai.

Headquartered in Paris, WLPGA represents the global LPG network of 300+ members operating in more than 125 countries. The association's primary aim is to add value to the sector by driving premium demand for LPG while promoting sound business and safety practices. The WLPGA team is supported and assisted by the Board of Directors and the Industry Council. The WLPGA Board comprises a President, a First Vice-President, a Treasurer, three Vice-Presidents and up to five other Board members. IndianOil is an 'A' category member of the World LP Gas Association (Criteria: Annual LPG Sales volume > 700 TMT) and also an Industry Council member.

Commenting on his appointment as the WLPGA President, Chairman IndianOil Mr S M Vaidya said, "The increasing footprint of LPG has transformed the lives of millions of people across the world. And as we are poised to put our foot on the accelerator of the energy transition, this cleaner fuel will have a more strategic role to play. I look forward to leveraging my enriching experience as the leader of India's top energy major in driving the vision of WLPGA. Borrowing from India's rich on-ground experience, I can confidently say that the World LPG Association will have a defining role to play to ensure a sustainable and greener energy future for the entire world".

Commenting on the recognition, Mr Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, Director(HR), IndianOil, said. "This is an acknowledgement of IndianOil's continuous focus to promote Indian sports & is an inspiration for us to do more".

At present, IndianOil has 92 recruited sports persons and 167 sportspersons on sports scholarships.

K. John Prasad
Chief General Manager
Corporate Communications
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.