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Debabrata Khastagir
Debabrata Khastagir

Debabrata Khastagir

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INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD

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My strongest skill
I make strategy based on the market dynamics and am result oriented.I maintain long term relationship with customers keeping in view highest organisational interest.
Ensuring success
I am pursuing my PhD program in NIT,Durgapur in Management which will help me furthering in my working sphare and in future help me to switch over to academic world.

In addition,I have been learning vocal music-classical based.
Thoughts on Education system of our country
Stress should be given on building fundamental concepts and ideas rather than mechanical ways of awarding degree etc.We should try to infuse more desrving people in academic world which will help us to maintain quality education in our system.
Influenced by
Swami Vivekananda-spiritualism in life makes life meaningful
My family background
My father is an advocate and had been actively practicing in High Court,Kolkata.My mother is housewife.
My elder brother is a Mechanical Engineer from BE College,Shibpur-currently Dy General Manager in Power Grid Corporation.
I am married and having one son who is pursuing Medical in Govt.Medical College,Kolkata.
My achievements
yet to achieve-it is continuous process
Initiative to develop a country
to promote ethics and value system as a prime importance in life
Qualities needed to become a successful leader
Management by participation without losing appropriate authority
My role model
Swami Vivekananda-touched heart of the Global community in a short span of time.Promoted India for the first time in a Global Convention.
More about myself
HR department in PSUs in general are not functioning effectively.Sometimes the rationality is missing and HR is not optimising available human resources in judicious manner.Sometimes evaluation of manpower is not proper be it in terms of placement,be it in terms of carrer progression.
Degree that I recommend
To complete the PhD program which I am pursuing currently.
Brief description about me
I did my Chemical Engineering from REC(Presently NIT),Durgapur in 1985.Joined Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. in 1986 as Officer Trainee.In between for few months I worked in Hind Lever Chemical Ltd.,Haldia in STPP Plant.I did my Graduate Diploma in Materials Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management,Industrial Management in Safety from Management House,Kolkata and PGDM(specialisation in International Business)from AIMA.
Till date,I worked in Indian Oil in various departments -LPG operations,S&EP,Petrochemicals and Special Product,Consumer Sales and Petrochemicals.During 2005-2011,I worked in the capacity of Zonal Petrochemical Manager,East.During 2011-12,I looked after all India Polyethylene Sales at Corporate Office,New Delhi and subsequently,since 2012,I am looking after all India Linear Alkyl Benzene business as Chief Manager(Petrochemical Marketing,Corporate Office,New Delhi.
Couple of years from now
Find in academic world and also in the world of Music
Important decision
Changing strategy in Petrochemical Business which saw LAB business to improve in terms of Profit and volume substantially in 2012-13
Important lesson learned
Assess internal and external environment carefully in the organisation.Do not take any decision based on prima facie findings.It is very difficult to find people on whom you can rely and entrust solely.
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