Dr. Alka Mittal is the first ever woman functional Director of ONGC in its 65 years of history; she assumed the charge of Director (HR) in 2018. With taking over the additional charge of CMD of ONGC in January 2022, Dr. Mittal has become the first woman to head one of India’s most valuable oil & gas public sector enterprises.

Dr Mittal is a post graduate in Economics, MBA (HRM) and a Doctorate in Commerce and Business Studies in the specialized area of Corporate Governance. She completed Advanced Management program at IIM Bangalore in 2010 and Leadership Development programme at IIM Kolkata in 2017.

As Director(HR), Dr Mittal has driven major strategic and impactful human resource programmes and policies in ONGC, making ONGC a ‘Great Place to Work’. She launched a slew of new employee engagement initiatives across work locations for improving employee experience at ONGC, nurturing a generation of dedicated energy soldiers of India.