Commencement of the academic Program on 20th June 2013
Energy and energy infrastructure are critical to any economy for the development and sustainability. India has recognised this fact and has embarked upon a comprehensive strategy to address the concerns of energy security of India. The need for a resource center was anticipated to keep pace with the fast developing and competitive energy industry, to plan for the future and to continuously build requisite intellectual capital and human resource skills.
We, at the School of Petroleum Management (SPM), Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Raisan (Gandhinagar), Gujarat, envisaged the increasinge needs for well-trained managers suited for this sector, and started the Masters in Business Administration programme with a focus on energy and infrastructure sector in general and hydrocarbon sector management in specific.
School of Petroleum Management has been set up under Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) as a centre of excellence in industry learning to develop human resources to cater to the petroleum and allied energy sectors, improve knowledge base of policy makers and technologists and provide a competitive edge to leaders to compete in global arena. It has been promoted with the initiative of Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (GSPC) a Gujarat government undertaking, which is a leader in the energy sector.