Manoj Jain appointed as Chairman of Mahanagar Gas Limited

Manoj Jain -Chairman-MGL
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Pune, May 14, 2020:  Manoj Jain, Chairman & Managing Director of GAIL (India) Limited has been appointed as Chairman of Mahanagar Gas Limited from 6th May, 2020. Jain, a Mechanical Engineering Graduate and MBA in Operations Management possesses rich and diverse experience encompassing more than 34 years with GAIL (India) Ltd. in the areas of Business Development, Projects, O&M, Petrochemicals, Pipeline Integrity Management and Marketing which has allowed him to gain insight and knowledge across multiple business units and functional areas.


As Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL (India) Limited, Manoj Jain is also currently Chairman of GAIL GLOBAL (USA) Inc. (GGUI), GAIL GLOBAL (USA) LNG LLC (GGULL) GAIL Gas Limited (GGL), Brahmaputra Cracker & Polymer Limited (BCPL), Konkan LNG Limited (KLL) and Director in Petronet LNG Limited (PLL). In his previous stint as Director(BD), he was responsible for building GAIL’s Business Portfolio in India and abroad, Merger and Acquisition, Petrochemical O&M and Expansion, Exploration & Production, R&D, Start–Up, Health Safety & Environment management, Quality Management, Project Development including feasibility study and investment approval for new pipelines, process plants, renewables etc.

Jain was responsible for Gas Marketing activities in his role as Executive Director (Marketing-Gas). He also spearheaded the installation and commissioning of the USD 1.4 Billion grassroots Petrochemical complex, as Chief Operating Officer of Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Ltd, (BCPL).

Earlier, Jain worked in Operation & Maintenance at the Corporate Level for a number of years and his experience includes managing logistics of Gas Business with a perspective of Operation and Management of all pipelines of company and in the process played a significant role in establishing the National Gas Management Centre (NGMC) and systems and procedures for transmission and marketing of comingled gases.


MGL is one of India’s leading natural gas distribution companies. It is currently the sole authorised distributor of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai its’s adjoining areas and is expanding further in Raigad district. Presently, MGL supplies PNG to over 1.27 million households and over 4000 commercial and industrial establishments.  MGL also supplies about 3.5 million kgs /day CNG through its network of 256 CNG stations to about 0.75 million motor vehicles. Majority of BEST buses and the entire fleet of auto rickshaws and taxis in Mumbai are running on CNG supplied by MGL. For catering to its consumer base, MGL has laid down a network of about 5,630 Kms of steel and medium density polyethylene pipeline (MDPE) gas pipeline network fed through our four strategically located City Gate Stations.