THE PEOPLE BEHIND
Dr. S. BASANT
Chairman & Managing Director
With more than 20 years of experience in diverse business sectors,Dr. S.
Basant has been the main axle of our establishment. With a passion for
renewable energy and a phenomenal business intelligence in the same, he
sighted opportunities in this emerging renewable energy sector way back
in the year 1998. The company reached the prestigious milestone of 350
MW of wind project development works executed in a single year
Dr. S. Basant is currently the Chairman of UKF College of Engineering & Technology, which offers B.Tech & M.Tech Programs with a Student capacity of 1000 Students and 200 Staff Members.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
- On 23rd October 2016, Dr. S. Basant received the Best Renewable Energy Developer Award at Madhya Pradesh from Mr. Upendra Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in the presence of Mr. Manu Shristava, Principal Secretary, Renewable Energy & Mr. Jha, Director-Projects, NTPC.
- On 29th July 2016, he was conferred with BRAND ICON 2016 - SOCIAL ENTERPRISES by The Times of India, Kerala.
- Recognizing his incredible work in the field of renewable energy, Colombo University conferred him with a Doctor of Industry in 2013.
Satheesh BasantFounder & MD
- Dr. S. Basant is a visionary and astute businessman with an experience of more than 20 years in diverse sectors across India.
- He entered the Wind Energy business in early 2000 and spot the opportunity in the emerging renewable sector in India.
- He set up Kshema Power in 2013 and has hence been executing turnkey projects in this entity.
- Recognizing his contribution in the field of renewable energy, Colombo University conferred him with the Doctor of Honors (industry) in 2013.
- Dr. S Basant is the chairman of UKF College of Engineering & Technology with a Student capacity of 1000+ Students and 200+ Staff Members.
- Kshema Power recruits' young and vibrant engineers from this institute every year.
ABHINAND BASANTDirector | BD-Global & Funding
Mr. Abhinand With a Master's Degree in Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship from the renowned University of Manchester, UK, Mr. Abhinand plays a pivotal role in Kshema Power's Global Business Development and Funding. Additionally, he assumes responsibility for managing the Hospitality Sectors within the Kshema Group .
AMRITHA PRASOBHDirector | BUSSINESS DEVELOPMENT – GCC
Mrs. Amritha Prasobh is a highly experienced Engineer with a Masters’s Degree in Nano Medical Sciences. In her role at Kshema Power, she spearheads Business Development in the GCC area. Additionally, she takes on the responsibility of managing the educational institution operated by the Kshema Group.
RANJITH NAIRDirector - Global Expansion & Strategy
Over the course of 30 years, he has built a distinguished career as a mechanical engineer and perceptive leader in the renewable energy sector. His rich experience includes working with prominent multinational corporations like Siemens, Doosan Skoda Power, Sabic, Engie Energy International, and Sterlite Power. Throughout his journey, he has been involved in various aspects of business, including Global Business Expansion & Strategy.
Sachin DeorukhakarChief Financial Officer - (CFO)
Mr. Sachin is a Chartered Accountant and a L.L.B Graduate with over 24 years’ of rich experience in Strategy, Fund Raising, Finance, Reporting Compliance and Accounting. He has worked in more than 15 sectors with company sized from Start-ups to turnover of over Rs.1000 Crores.
SHAILENDRA PURIChief Business Officer - (CBO)
Mr. Shailendra Puri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration majoring in international business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. He brings 31 years of experience in Growth Strategy, Business Development, Sales, Process Improvements, Strategic planning, and execution. He has proven expertise in developing wind EPC vertical from scratch, successful project execution and long-term growth strategy. He had been priorly associated with brands like Siemens, Suzlon , Inox to name a few
RAJAGOPAL VENKATESANVICE PRESIDENT - Projects
With a robust background as an Electrical Engineer, this individual brings an extensive wealth of knowledge spanning 30 years in the design, engineering, and EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) of Power Infrastructure, specializing in renewable energy projects. Notably, they have also gained valuable experience in Malaysia, working on Gas Insulated substations. At present, they hold prominent positions, leading both the bidding and execution aspects of transmission and distribution verticals, as well as overseeing the design-engineering department.
V N KALYANASUNDARAMVICE PRESIDENT - SCM
Mr. VNK is a highly experienced professional in Supply Chain Management (SCM) with an impressive track record. He has held senior positions in a prominent Indian Multi-National Engineering Company with revenues reaching approximately USD 20 billion. Additionally, he has contributed his expertise to one of India's leading Cement Manufacturing Companies. Mr. VNK has been involved in handling projects related to construction activities across various South Asian countries. Presently, he holds a significant role as the head of Global Supply Chain Management, overseeing all projects for the company worldwide.
JOI C CHANDRANVICE PRESIDENT - PMC
Mr. Joi is a graduate in Electronics from Bharathiyar University and boasts an impressive 27-year track record in the renewables and environment industry. His expertise lies in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Management, Pre-sales, and Leadership roles. He had notable affiliations with renowned brands like GE and Schneider Electric
AZIZUDDIN HAFIZVICE PRECIDENT - LAND ACQUISITION
Mr. Azizuddin Hafiz is a Civil Engineering graduate from Karnataka University, with an impressive 24 years of experience primarily focused on Land acquisition. Throughout his career, he has been actively involved with multiple companies specializing in telematics, GPS, RFID, IOT, ERPs, and mobile-based apps. His expertise lies in facilitating these companies to establish strong connections with various government departments.
Mr. Dhinesh Prabhakar is an experienced HR professional with 18+ years who was recognized as one of the Top 100 young HR leaders 2022. He was also selected as one of Asia’s 100 Power Leaders in HR 2022. He has expertise in managing the entire employee life cycle, including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Training, Employer Branding, Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, Communication, Culture Building, Process Improvement, Performance Management, Statutory Compliance, HR Automation, and HR Integration (M&A). Holds diverse sector expertise in IT, Energy (Oil & Gas/Renewable Energy), Real Estate, Healthcare, Retail, Mining, and Education.