Indian Oil Ltd. is an Indian government owned oil and gas company, headquartered in New Delhi, India. It is the largest oil production company in the country. It operates under various divisions such as, refineries, pipelines, marketing, R&D. The company has its subsidiaries in Sri Lanka, Middle East & Mauritius.
The company instituted the Indian Oil Golden Jubilee Professional Chair to be given to a faculty member working in environment friendly technologies in hydrocarbon sector.
Prof. Raj Ganesh S Pala, Department of Chemical Engineering, specializes in the areas of Electrochemical, Catalysis and Separations Engineering. He earned his doctorate from the Univeristy of Utah, US in 2005.