The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal for appointment of  Alok Tripathi, IRTS (1999), Director (D&MC) in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, to the post of Executive Director, Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), New Delhi with effect from the date of his assumption of the charge of the post and for a period upto 04.10.2019, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.