“As per the Concession Agreement dated September 30, 1998 between the company, GMB and Government of Gujarat, GMB has a right to appoint a Director on the company’s Board,” the company informed the exchanges on Friday.
An IAS officer of the 2003 batch, Avantika is Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (VC & CEO) of GMB. She did Bachelor of Engineering in Instrumentation & Control & Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School.
Avantika started her career in Civil Services as a Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) in Assam. She has served as Commissioner, Technical Education and Collector – Ahmedabad. She has also worked in Anand, Bharuch & Vadodara as a Collector, as a District Development Officer (DDO) in
Gandhinagar and Anand, and as Deputy Secretary – Energy and Petrochemicals Department, Government of Gujarat.