About Us

Mr. Niranjan Raje

Mr. Niranjan Raje obtained his degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bombay, India and did his post graduation at The University of Leeds U.K. He joined the British Petroleum Co. U.K. at London. He returned to India and joined the Indian Oil Corporation in 1972. He has been associated with Indian Oil’s R & D since its inception and superannuated in 2005 as Director Research & Development as well as a member of Indian Oil’s board. He has worked in various capacities and various fields, as a head of Lubricants Technology, to Executive Director in charge of Fuels, Emissions and Alternates Fuels.

Mr. Raje has over 35 years of Experience and has worked on various important projects on fuels quality, Auto emissions and Alternative fuels initiated by various Govt. agencies / ministries such as The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ministry of Environment, Central Pollution Control Board etc. He has recently completed a project on Solar Hydrogen funded by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy ,Govt. of India. He is also a consultant to many national & multinational companies. Mr. Raje has published over 50 research papers in reputed Indian and international journals/ publications and has over 40 National & International patents including US patents. He has also been recipient of several awards including the Prestigious Department of Science & Technology (DST Govt. of India) award from the President of India in 2004.

Mr. Raje has served on many Government Committees, Panels and expert groups associated with Auto fuels and emission regulations. He is heading the committee on Methanol set up by the Department of Science and Technology on the initiative of NITI Aayog. He was also a member of Expert Appraisal Committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forest Govt. of India and currently also a member of Environment Pollution (Prevention & control) Authority of Govt. of India- a body established to advise the Supreme Court of India on matters relating to environmental pollution.