New Delhi: With investments worth about Rs2 trillion in the pipeline, the fast-growing energy sector is emerging as a major job provider, especially for the management graduates, according to a top industry official.
The sector is expected to get investments to the tune of $50 billion (Rs2,00,000 crore) in the near future, said U D Choubey, CMD, GAIL India.
He was speaking at the inaugural session of the three-day ‘International Business Horizon´ (INBUSH, 2008) summit organised by Amity International Business School at Noida in the outskirts of the national capital.
The energy sector is one of the fastest growing fields and would be hiring more number of management graduates, Choubey said.
“The sector is expected to get funds of about $50 billion in the near term and would help in further development,” he added.
Speaking on the occasion, Amity University pro-vice chancellor Gurinder Singh stressed on the qualities needed for a good manager.
“A good manager should be able to manage things well, both at the official and personal levels. He or she should be successful in handling affairs at home and office,” he said.
The Amity International Business School Lifetime Achievement Award was also given away during the summit.
Recognising his achievements in the management field, Choubey was presented the lifetime achievement award and Arvind Sharma of Indian Hotels was given the best hotelier award. Ravi Shankar of Aditya Birla Group was presented the corporate excellence award.
The summit will conclude on 22 February.