Rupshikha Saikia Borah has taken over as Director Finance of Oil India Ltd, nation’s second biggest state-owned exploration and production firm.Mrs Borah is the first ever lady functional director in the Board of this Navaratna company. She has to her credit over 27 years of rich experience in diverse fields of financial management, audit, treasury, corporate finance and strategic planning. Mrs Borah is a post graduate in Commerce from Delhi School of Economics and has the distinction of being the first lady Chartered Accountant from the North-East India. Her laurels include the prestigious Fulbright Hubert Humphrey Fellowship, USA. She had been honored with the ‘Best CA Professional Woman Achiever Award’ by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and had also received a special commendation “Petrofed Woman Executive of Oil & Gas Industry Award” by Petrofed, India.