SL Raina will be GAIL director HR

Vol 12, PW 25 (21 May 09) News in Brief

SL Raina, 56, executive director at GAIL’s training department will be the company’s new director human resources.

PETROWATCH learns Raina came first during PESB interviews on May 18, 19 and 20 to fill the post vacant since July last year. KS Jamestin, group general manager at ONGC was a close second.

Raina joined GAIL on February 16, 1985 and has worked in the HR department since. For the past 18 months he has headed the company’s training institute in Noida.

“We also provide training to external candidates,â€‌ said Raina, when contacted by this report. Raina added that employees from Indian Oil and even Reliance have visited the institute for training.

“We charge them for training and generate revenue,â€‌ he adds. Raina said his vision is to continue working on GAIL’s â€کexcellent’ policies.

“GAIL has a small staff,â€‌ says Raina. “Everybody in the company knows each other.

â€‌ Raina believes GAIL employees are happy with existing HR policies.

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