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Updated as on 7th February, 2020

Chapter I: Particulars of Organization, its functions and Duties

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited is a Maharatna Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. It is registered with Corporate Identification Number (CIN): L23220MH1952GOI008931.

The Registered Office of the Corporation is at Bharat Bhavan No. 1& 2, 4&6, Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001.

As on 31st March 2019, BPCL’s Total Equity stands at Rs. 36,737.68 crore, as against the previous year’s figure of Rs. 34,131.49 crore.

BPCL is a Central Public Sector Undertaking with 2,63,50,00,000 equity shares with a subscribed capital of Rs. 1966.88 Crore as on 31.03.2019. The shares are listed on BSE / NSE and are actively traded.

BPCL is one of the largest integrated Public Sector Undertaking, engaged in the business of refining Crude Oil and marketing of various petroleum products like LPG, Petrol, Naphtha, Diesel, Kerosene, ATF (Aviation Turbine Fuel), Petcoke, Furnace Oil, Bitumen, Lube Oils etc. BPCL has its marketing network across India and in select foreign countries.

BPCL has 4 Refineries MR (owned) located at Mumbai, KR (owned) located at Kochi, Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (a Subsidiary) located at Numaligarh, Assam and BORL (JV) located at Bina. The Corporation’s marketing infrastructure includes vast network of Installations, Depots, Retail Outlets, Aviation Fuelling Stations and LPG distributors.

BPCL is managed by a Board of Directors. The present Board consists of The Chairman & Managing Director (head of the Corporation), Functional Directors – Director (Marketing), Director (Refineries), Director (Human Resources), Director (Finance).

In addition, 2 part time Directors representing Government of India, through Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas and 4 part time Independent Directors are on the Board. All these Directors are nominated by the Government of India and appointed by the Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors is assisted by Executive Directors, Business Unit Heads, Entity Heads, Chief General Managers, Officers / employees in carrying out the day-to-day functions of the Corporation.

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Chapter II: Powers and Duties of Officers & Workmen

The powers and duties of the Officers and Workmen of the Corporation are defined in the Decision, Rights and Authorities. They are also governed by the manuals, Standard Operating Procedures and the job profiles and the terms and conditions as per the appointment letter and CDA rules.

While carrying out the responsibilities, the employees are required to adhere to the applicable statutes and rules and regulations in vogue including instructions from time to time.

Chapter III: Procedures followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

Decision Making Process:


The Highest level decision making authority is the Board of Directors of BPCL, except for matters which, as per the Companies Act, 2013 are required to be decided by the shareholders in the Annual General Body Meeting. The Board has constituted several sub committees, such as Standing Committee of the Board for Tenders, Audit Committee, Project Evaluation Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, etc. The meetings of these committees are convened on need and provision basis and the minutes of these meetings are placed for information of the Board. Majority of the members of the Committees except the SCBT are Independent, Non-Executive of Government nominated directors with the whole time directors playing a facilitating role.

The Corporation has constituted Management Council comprising of C&MD, the Functional Directors and the Business Unit Heads. This Council discusses important issues concerning the organization, analyze the same and recommend the ‘way forward’ in respect of matters discussed. The emphasis laid by this council is on team approach, mutual support of functions and joint deliberations on issues which has enhanced further the decision making process. It has thus facilitated an integrated thinking process and an aligned approach across the Corporation for achieving the Corporate Vision.

Exercise of Authority:


The Corporation has well defined Limits under Manual of Authorities which have been delegated by Board to various operating committees also have Purchase Manual, Operations manuals etc, facilitating the decision making process smoothly and transparently at various levels within the organization. Further we have well defined chart of Accounts for proper accounting of transactions by respective role holders in SAP as per the roles assigned to them.

Limits of Authority Manual/Delegation of Authorities:


LAM or DOA, as it is called, lays down the authorities that can be exercised at various levels, i.e. the Board, Committee of Functional Directors, the Executive Directors Committee, tender evaluation Committees for different activities of the Corporation. The manual is divided into segments representing different functions like Sales, Crude & Shipping, Capital Projects, Operations & Distribution, Finance, HR, procurement etc., and provides guidance for decision making process through various committees as above. The committees are generally represented by inter-functional groups including Finance role holders wherever financial implications are there. This ensures a transparent and streamlined decision making process adhering to the laid down systems and procedures and thereby leaving no room for arbitrariness.

The Committee of Functional Directors has delegated further authorities to various sub-committees within the organization, viz., Contracts Committee/ tender evaluation committees for procurements, Credit evaluation Committee, Business Level Committees for commercial decisions in respect of sale of products etc.
Chapter IV: The norms set for discharge of functions

The Company functions on the basis of delegation of authority at appropriate levels to the individual Business Units, Entities and Departments. Decision, Rights and Authorities duly approved by the Management are followed for the discharge of functions by the officers of Business Units, Entities and departments of the Organization.

The applicable guidelines issued by the departments of the Government of India, Central Vigilance Commission and Central Information Commission from time to time are followed.

The norms of SEBI for the listed companies are also followed by our Organization.

Chapter V: The Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records held by the Corporation under its control or used by its employees for discharge of functions

All manuals, records which are required for statutory compliance under the various laws, Acts governing the functioning of BPCL

Chapter VI: Statement of Categories of Documents that are held by the Corporation or under its control

The Company maintains following statutory documents, registers, books, licenses:

Accounting Manual,

Corporate IT Policy,

Material Management Manual, SAP Manual,

Engineering Manual,

Safety Manual,

Vigilance Manual,

Dealership/Distributorship agreements

Decision, Rights and Authorities

Standard Operating Procedure for Operations

And other documents as required under various statutes, rules and regulation for the proper functioning of the Company.

Chapter VII: Particulars of arrangement for consultation with the members of the public in relation to the formulation of policy or implementation thereof

BPCL being a commercial organisation for refining and marketing petroleum products, there is no formal committee or forum where representatives of the public can attend to formulate policies for refining and marketing petroleum products and/or implement such policies.

BPCL, however, collects customer’s feedback by various modes of communication and carries on its business by satisfying various customers’ needs in the business interest of BPCL.
 

Chapter VIII: Statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advise, and as to whether meeting of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

Board of Directors is constituted following the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 consisting of Government of India nominees and independent directors.

While decision taken or minutes of the of the Board of Directors are not accessible by the public, important decisions regarding the company and/or its management are being communicated to the statutory authorities as also to the public as required under the law from time to time.
 

Chapter IX: Directory of Officers of BPCL

Higher Officials of Bharat Petroluem and their Power and Duties

Business Unit/Entity Name Designation & Address Duties
Aviation Shri V. Nagarajan Executive Director (Aviation) I/C, Plot No. A-5&6, Sector 1, Noida - 201301, UP Head of Aviation Business Unit
Biofuels Shri Patke M.S. Executive Director (Bio Fuels)BPCL Refinery, Mahul, Mumbai - 400074 Head of Biofuels
Central Procurement Organization (Mktg.) Shri L.R. Jain Chief Procurement Officer (Mktg.), Sewree Fort Road, Sewree (East), Mumbai - 400015 Head of Procurement (Marketing)
Company Secretary Shri Sundaravardhanan R Dy. Company Secretary 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Company Secretary Department
Coordination Shri M.A. Khan Executive Director (Co-ordination), 28-A, ECE House, K.G. Marg, Cannaught Place, New Delhi - 110001 Head of Co-ordination
Corporate Strategy Shri Rahul Tandon General Manager (Corporate Strategy), 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Corporate Strategy & Business Development
Employee Satisfaction Enhancement Shri Anil Ahluwalia General Manager (Employee Satisfaction Enhancement) Priyadarshini Building, Eastern Express Highway, Sion, Mumbai - 400022 Head of Employee Satisfaction Enhancement Department
Engineering & Projects Shri Y.V. Apte Executive Director, (Engineering & Projects) Sewree Fort Road, Sewree (East), Mumbai - 400015 Head of Engineering & Projects
Finance Shri Chadha Varinder Chief General Manager (Corporate Finance) 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Corporate Finance
Finance Ms. Teresa Naidu Chief General Manager (Corporate Treasury) I/C, 4 & 6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Corporate Treasury
Gas Shri Sharma Priyotosh Chief General Manager (Sales) Gas, The IL&FS Financial Centre, 5th Floor, Plot C-22, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra, Mumbai - 400051 Head of Gas SBU
Human Resources Development Shri Krishnakumar G Executive Director (HRD) 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of HRD
Human Resources Services Shri J.S. Shah Executive Director (HRS), Bharat Bhavan, 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of HRS
Industrial & Commercial Shri S. Jena Chief General Manager (Industrial & Commercial) Priyadarshini Building, Eastern Express Highway, Sion, Mumbai - 400022 Head of Industrial & Commercial Business Unit
Information Systems Shri R. Narayanan Executive Director (IS) Sewree Fort Road, Sewree (East) - 400015 Head of Integrated Information Services Department
Infrastructure Task Force Shri P. Anilkumar Chief General Manager (Infra T/F), 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Infra T/F
Internal Audit Shri Sunil Agrawal Executive Director (Audit) Bharat Bhavan III, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Audit
International Trade Shri Trivedi K.A. Chief General Manager (International Trade) Bharat Bhavan III, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of  International Trade
Kochi Refinery Shri Murali Madhavan P Executive Director I/C. Kochi Refinery, Ambalamugal, Ernakulam, Kerala - 682302 Head of Kochi Refinery Business Unit
Legal Ms. Sujata Chogle Executive Director (Legal) 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Legal Department
LPG Shri T. Peethambaran Executive Director (LPG),Priyadarshini Building, Eastern Express Highway, Sion, Mumbai - 400022 Head of LPG Business Unit
Lubricants Shri V. Anand Executive Director (Lubes) Priyadarshini Building, Eastern Express Highway, Sion, Mumbai - 400022 Head of Lubes Business Unit
Mktg. Corporate Shri N. Kani Amudhan Chief General Manager (Marketing Corporate) 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001  Head of Marketing Corporate Department & Appellate Authority under RTI
Mumbai Refinery Shri Ravitej P.V. Executive Director I/C  Mumbai Refinery, Mahul, Mumbai - 400074 Head of BPCL Refinery Business Unit, Mumbai
Mumbai Refinery, Central Procurement Organization Shri Bhowmik P.K. Chief Procurement Officer, Refineries, Mumbai, BPCL Refinery, Mahul, Mumbai - 400074 Head of Procurement (Refinery)
Pipelines Shri P. Anilkumar Chief General Manager Pipelines (Ops. & Projects), Priyadarshini Building, Eastern Express Highway, Sion, Mumbai - 400022 Head of Pipelines
Planning & Corporate Affairs Shri  R.P. Natekar Executive Director (Corporate Affairs) Bharat Bhavan, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Corporate Affairs
Quality Control Wing Shri V. Jacob Chief General Manager (Quality Control Cell) Priyadarshini Building, Eastern Express Highway, Sion, Mumbai - 400022 Head of Quality Control Wing
R&D, Noida Shri Bhargava S Chief General Manager (Corporate R&D Center), Plot No. 2A, Udyog Kendra, P.O. Surajpur, Greater Noida (UP) - 201306. Head of Research & Development & Marketing Technical
Retail Shri P.S. Ravi Executive Director (Retail) E&F, 12th Floor, Maker Towers, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai - 400005 Head of Retail Business Unit
Supply Chain Shri K. Suresh Nair Executive  Director (Supply Chain Optimization), 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400001 Head of Supply Chain Optimization Unit
Vigilance Ms. P. Rajeswari Chief General Manager (Vigilance) 4&6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai- 400001 Head of Vigilance Department
Chapter X: Salaries of staff

SCALES OF PAY FOR MANAGEMENT STAFF:
 

DESIGNATION JG SCALES
Executive / Officer / Engineer A 60000-180000
Asst. Mgr / Sr. Offficer / Sr.Engineer B 70000-200000
Manager C 80000-220000
Sr. Manager D 90000-240000
Chief. Manager E 100000-260000
Dy Gen. Mgr. F 120000-280000
Gen. Mgr G 120000-280000
Chief Gen. Mgr. H 120000-280000
Executive Director I 150000-300000
Director J 180000-340000
C & MD K 200000-370000

SCALES OF PAY FOR NON MANAGEMENT STAFF:
 

Marketing :
 

Grade Scales of Pay (In Rs.`)
1A # 9,000 – 14,000
1 9,250 – 20,000
2 9,500 – 22,000
3 9,750 – 24,000
4 10,500 – 26,500
5 11,250 – 30,000
6 11,750 – 32,500
7 12,500 – 35,000
8 13,000 – 38,000
9 13,500 – 41,000
10 14,000 – 43,000
11 15,000 – 49,000

Mumbai Refinery :
 

Grade Scales of Pay (In Rs.)
PART TIME 4,700 – 13,300
1 8,500 – 21,000
2 9,500 – 24,400
3 10,000 – 27,500
4 10,500 – 31,000
5 11,500 – 33,000
6 12,500 – 38,000
7 13,800 – 41,000
8 14,000 – 44,500
9 15,000 – 49,000

Kochi Refinery :
 

Grade Scales of Pay (`)
1 11,500 – 20,000
2 12,500 – 22,000
3 13,000 – 24,000
4 13,500 – 31,000
5 14,000 – 36,000
6 15,000 – 43,000
7 16,000 – 49,000
Chapter XI: Budget Allocation and expenditure
Capital Expenditure for 2017-18 (Amount in Rs. Crores)
Sector New + Ongoing projects
Refining 2,012.04
Marketing 4,354.18
Petrochemicals 755.34
JV Investments 88.08
Capex & Investment through 100% Subsidiary Bharat Petro Resources Ltd. 1,788.12
Total 8,997.76
Capital Expenditure for 2018-19 (Amount in Rs. Crores)
Sector New + Ongoing projects
Refining 2,996.83
Marketing 4,951.78
Petrochemicals 1,684.40
JV Investments 208.52
Capex & Investment through 100% Subsidiary Bharat Petro Resources Ltd. 1,151.27
Total 10,992.80
Chapter XII: Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

Subsidy programme, details of beneficiaries of such programme and particulars of the recipients of concessions and permits

As per pricing principle enforced/ laid out by the government, from time to time, BPCL sells certain products to its customers, at a price, lesser than the cost and loss incurred by BPCL in these circumstances is being minimised by some subsidy given by the Government of India under various subsidy schemes formulated by them.

Chapter XIII: Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations granted

Since no subsidy is given to the general public in carrying out its business activities as stated above, there is no recipient of concessions, permits or authorisations.

Chapter XIV: Details in respect of information available or held by in electronic form

Details in respect of the information available to or held by it reduced in electronic form

The following information can be easily accessed on BPCL’s website www.bharatpetroleum.com Right to Information Act > Your corner

Chapter XV: Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, it maintained for public use

Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use

  • Information regarding BPCL and its business is available and easily accessible on BPCL’s website www.bharatpetroleum.com > Right to Information Act > Site Map
  • BPCL do not maintain any library or reading room for public use.
Name, designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
Rules, Regulations, Instruction Manuals & Guidelines

Corporate policy decision of running the businesses of Bharat Petroleum is being taken, depending upon the changing scenario of the Business by the Board of Directors.

The day-to-day activities to be carried out are being decided by the respective departments and are being executed in conformity with the corporate decision taken by BPCL in the meeting of its Board of Directors.

Since BPCL is formed under the Companies Act, there is no statutory Rule and/or Regulation, as is applicable in case of Government or a statutory authority.