Corporate Overview

Bhagyanagar Gas Limited, a joint venture of GAIL (India) Limited, and HPCL, was incorporated in August 2003 as a City Gas Distribution company for distribution and marketing of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and distribution of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) to Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Sectors in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The first commercial launch of CNG kicked off on 22nd August 2005 at Vijayawada.

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Mr. A. K. Tiwari

Shri. Anjani Kumar Tiwari has taken charge as Chairman, Bhagyanagar Gas Limited from May 7, 2020.

Shri Anjani Kumar Tiwari is Director (Finance) of GAIL (India) Limited, a Maharatna  PSU. He has rich and wide experience of over 38 years of working in various powers, Oil& Gas and City Gas Distribution sectors.

Shri Tiwari has 25 year of extensive experience in GAIL across various business segments, in the areas of Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Taxation, Treasury, Corporate Accounts, Capital Budgeting, Finalization of EPC Contract, etc.

He has also steered prestigious project Jagdishpur – Haldia & Bokaro - Dhamra Pipeline, popularly known as Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga.

Shri Tiwari also holds the position of Director in GAIL Gas Ltd., Green Gas Ltd, GAIL Gas (USA) Inc., and GAIL Global (USA) LNG LLC and has ensured effective, sustainable, strategic and result oriented decision making in Board functioning.

Shri Tiwari was assigned the responsibility’s Chief Financial Officer in Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), Assam during its formative years and was actively involved in Investment approval and Project financing of the Project.

He has also contributed in formulation of LNG / RLNG sourcing and sales policy with an objective to build up synergy in the transaction and mitigating the risk as well as hedging of the underlying assets.

Shri Tiwari was involved in finalization of GAIL Strategy 2030 towards diversification and its implementation plan. He played a major role towards various digitization initiatives taken by the Company.

He has given direction towards merger of Konkan LNG to acquire LNG Terminal of 5 MMTPA of strategic importance for GAIL.

He has also been actively involved in Investor Relations and interactions with Analysts fraternity. He is an active member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and The Institute of Directors.


Mr. Rajeev Garg
Managing Director

Shri Rajeev Garg is an Instrumentation Engineer, with master in Business Administrator in Marketing and possesses 35 years of vast experience in Hydrocarbon sector.

He has been in key positions while commissioning of Mega Petrochemicals Projects viz. IPCL Vadodara, GAIL Pata & Assam Cracker, and Dibrugarh.

He was associated in various Cross-country Pipeline Projects of GAIL viz DVPL Phase-1, Vijaipur Kota Pipe Line, Kailaras Malanpur Pipeline Projects etc.

He has also commissioned GAIL Liquid Hydrocarbon and LPG Plant at Gandhar (Gujarat). He was also heading City Gas Distribution Projects for 29 Districts of GAIL Gas Limited (100% of various cities in GAIL Gas Limited).

Gail deputed Shri Rajeev Garg as Managing Director in BGL w.e.f 9th May 2019.  


Mr. Dilip Kumar

Shri Dilip Kumar Pattanaik, Executive Director- Natural Gas and Renewables, is an alumnus of NIT Durgapur from where he graduated in Mechanical Engineering in the year 1983 and thereafter joined in HPCL.

He has the distinction of having worked in Retail, Direct Sales, and Aviation and presently in Gas & Renewables.  While in Retail, Direct Sales and Aviation, he had handled critical functions in Retail Marketing and now currently heads the Gas & Renewables department as Executive Director based in Mumbai.

 During his tenure of 35 years he has handled 3 Regional Offices (Mangalore, Delhi and Secunderabad) and headed 2 Zones (North West and East Zone). Earlier he was also in Board of  MAFFFL, a Joint venture between Oil PSUs and Mumbai International Airport Private limited (MIAL).

 Apart from BGL, presently he is in the Board of Godavari Gas Pvt Ltd & Hindustan OIL Gas Pvt Ltd and HPCL Shapoorji Energy Pvt Limited.


Mr. Sanjiv Gujral
Director Commercial

Shri Sanjiv Gujral is a Chartered Accountant. He has over 27 years of experience in various fields.

He joined in HPCL in 1990 and handled various assignments during his tenure in HPCL with exposure of having worked at Budget & MIS at HPCL HQO, LPG Projects, Internal Audit, Zonal Finance and OCC/PPAC.

Shri Sanjiv Gujral (Emp.No.31903770) of HPCL, who is on deputation to BGL appointed as Director Commercial cum C.F.O w.e.f 28th April 2017.


Mr. Rajesh Vedvyas
Independent Director

Shri Rajesh Vedvyas is Engineer in Electronics and Communication and posses a rich and diverse experience over 37 years experience in Oil and Gas Industry.

26 years worked in GAIL  in Various departments as Head of Unit/Project/Business of important projects in the midstream(Transmission Pipelines) and downstream(City gas  Distribution), Head of Telecom the new Venture and Business Vertical, Regional Marketing  Head in South(Hyderabad)  of all businesses of GAIL, held important portfolio of international gas sourcing.

Head of Joint Venture group in the GAIL’s corporate office and 3 years as Managing Director of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL).

A billion dollar Private Company based in national capital in field of city gas distribution & pioneer in CNG and 8 years in Indian Oil Corporation in Corporate Project planning and execution of telecom and SCADA projects along the Crude oil and product pipelines before superannuating Executive Director as Head-International Gas Sourcing & Head- Joint Ventures in GAIL.

Shri Rajesh Vedvyas is   an independent director in BGL   w.e.f 12th June 2017 and He is also director in Indoruss Synergy Private Limitedand Baghpat Green Energy Private Limited