Shri Rajnath Ram is currently the Adviser (Energy) at NITI Aayog, Government of India. He has been working on Government policy and program formulation related to Oil and Natural Gas, Renewable Energy, Power, and Coal. He is also leading the initiative of Energy Data Management to create a robust energy data management system of international repute and is in charge of the initiative to set up an Energy Modelling Unit within the NITI Aayog. He has published various articles on the Shale gas, PMUY, and Energy Data Management.
Mr. Ram has also worked as Joint Adviser (Infrastructure) in the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, heading the technical standard division wherein he was associated with the formulation of technical standards and specification including safety standards pipelines of petroleum and natural gas, city gas distribution networks and of Emergency Response and Disaster Management Plans (ERDMP) of Indian Oil & Gas Sectors and Onsite verification of ERDMP. In addition, he looked after the overseas engagements – India-US Energy Dialogue, India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue, NITI Aayog – DRC, PRC Dialogue, and the Twinning program with Australia.
Mr. Ram is a B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi.