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    Leadership Team (Corporate)

    • Mr. K Ramakoteswara Rao, Vice - Chairman & MD : NSL Sugars
      Mr. K Ramakoteswara Rao, Vice - Chairman & MD : NSL Sugars
      M.Tech - Thermal Power Engg.


      Mr. K. Ramakoteswara Rao has joined us in 1991. He is the Vice Chairman & MD for NSL & Sugars. He is a post graduate in Thermal Power Engineering from Banaras University. Mr. KRK Rao's illustrious career in power and sugar business spans over 33 years.

      Mr. KRK Rao is instrumental in setting up several NSL Group projects which are running successfully. He built NSL Sugar business from scratch and successfully setup major integrated sugar plants in Karanataka and Andhra Pradesh.

      Mr. KRK Rao also serves on the boards of various NSL Group Companies. Prior to joining NSL Group, Mr KRK had a 10 year stint with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.
    • Mr. S Basavaiah, Whole Time Director
      Mr. S Basavaiah, Whole Time Director
      Diploma in Civil Engineering


      Mr. Basavaiah joined NSL Sugars at on 28-08-2001 as Chief Executive and nominated as Whole Time Director of NSL Sugar Limited.

      He is LCE.

      Prior to joining NSL he has 55 years of experience and worked with companies as M/s Gayatri Sugars Ltd., M/s KCP Limited. He has expertise in setting up of Plants & Project Management.
    • Mr. Srinivasa Rao N, Chief Financial Officer
      Mr. Srinivasa Rao N, Chief Financial Officer

      Mr. Srinivasa Rao has joined NSL Sugars in 01st April 2017 as Chief Financial Officer based at Corporate Office - Hyderabad.

      He is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant & MBA from Indian School of Business.

      Mr. Srinivasa Rao has more than 19 years of specific hands on experience in Finance , Accounts & Commercial function. Prior to joining with us he worked for M/s Cargill (India & Malaysian Operations) M/s Agrotech Foods Ltd (Formerly ITC Agrotech), Hyderabad, M/s OLAM International Limited, Africa & M/s Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd, Hyderabad.

      His core competencies are to identify investment opportunities, Working Capital Management & Dealing with Banks, Business Analysis, Management Information & Planning, Financial reporting, Fiscal Responsibility, Internal Controls & Risk Management, Consolidation of the financial results of the business units, Mergers & Acquisitions, Statutory Compliances, US GAAP & IGAAP & Commercial Accounting.
    • Mr. Prasad Babu P, Chief Operating Officer
      Mr. Prasad Babu P, Chief Operating Officer

      Mr. Prasad Babu has joined us as Chief Operating Officer in our NSL Sugars Ltd based at Corporate Office, Hyderabad.

      He has done MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB) & B.E (Computers) from Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

      Mr. Prasad Babu brings with him more than 18 plus years of specific hands on experience in evaluating, selecting & executing projects and strategic disinvestment. Prior to joining with us, he worked for M/s Lanco Group, Gurgaon, M/s ISA Power Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, M/s Network Solutions, Hyderabad & M/s Maruthi Hatcheries Ltd, Hyderabad.

      Some of Mr. Prasad Babu core competencies are Strategic Leadership, Plant Operations Planning & Management, Project Management, Budgeting, P&L Management, Banking Liaison, Statutory Compliance, Project Financing, Risk Management, Team Building & Health & Safety Operations. We warmly welcome his family which consists of his wife and two children. His hobbies are reading books .
    • Mr. A. Arulapan, Sr. Vice President - Corporate Technical (Process)
      Mr. A. Arulappan, Sr. Vice President - Corporate Technical (Process)

      Mr. A Arulappan has joined NSL Sugars in November 2013 as Vice President - Corporate Technical (Process) based at Koppa Unit, Karnataka.

      He has done M.Sc (Chemistry) from St Josephs College, Trichy & ANSI (Sugar Technology) from National Sugar Institute, Kanpur.

      Mr. Arulappan has over 37 years of vast experience in Erection & Commissioning, Operations & Maintenance, Process Improvement of Sugar, Cogen & Distillery. Prior to joining with us he worked for M/s EID Parry Ltd, M/s Dharani Sugar & Chemicals Ltd, M/s Tamilnadu Sugar Corporation Ltd, M/s Travancore Sugar & Chemicals Ltd, M/s Arignar Anna Sugar Mills, M/s Madurantakam Cooperative Sugars Mills.

      His core competencies are Operation & Maintenance of Sugar, Cogen & Distillery Plants, Improvement in Efficiency Parameters, Development of New Products, Planning of Preventive Maintenance & Overhauling of Plants.
    • Mr. Jitendra Kumar Sharma, Vice President - Human Resources
      Mr. Jitendra Kumar Sharma, Vice President - Human Resources

      Mr. Jitendra Sharma joined NSL Sugar in Feb 2011 as General Manager – Human Resource. During the year 2014-2015 he has promoted as Vice President – HR.

      He has done his  P.G.D.P.M. from Aligarh Muslim University. LLB from Agra University and he is presently doing PHD in Organization Behaviors.

      Mr. Sharma is a unique amalgam of industry and academics. He has a rich multi-functional HRM experience 20 years with M/s Knorr – Bremse India Pvt. Limited (German MNC), M/s United Colors of Benetton (Italian MNC), M/s TCNS Limited and Bajaj Group. He is a visiting faculty of HRM for various Management Institutes. He is member of Bar Council of Delhi, National HRD Network & All India Management Association.

      His key strengths are in the area of Human Resource Management, Talent Acquisition, Compensation Management, Training and Development.
    • Mr. Piyush Garg, Sr. General Manager - Commercial
      Mr. Piyush Garg, Sr. General Manager - Commercial

      Mr. Piyush Garg joined NSL Sugars in Jan-2012 as General Manager - Commercial .

      He has done his Post Graduate Diploma in Material Management.

      He brings with him more than 31 years of specific hands on experience in Commercial Department. He has served organizations like M/s Technocrafts Industries (India) Ltd, M/s Kesar Enterprises, M/s Bajaj Hindusthan Ltd, M/s Gularia Chini Mill (Balrampur Group) & M/s A2Z Powercom Ltd.

      His core competencies are Procurement, Vendor Development, Cost reduction, Inventory control & MIS in relation to consumption, stocks & budget, Rate Contracts MOM with Indian Oil Corporation & other big Companies.
    • Mr. Satyabrota padhy, Assistant General Manager
      Mr. Satyabrota padhy, Assistant General Manager






    Operational Team (Plants)

    • Mr. PGK Dutt, Vice President - Unit Head for Koppa
      Mr. PGK Dutt, Vice President - Unit Head for Koppa

      Mr. PGK Dutt joined NSL Sugars in April 2018 as Vice President — Unit Head.

      He has done his PGDPM and ANSI ( Sugar Technology).

      He brings with him more than 34 years of vast experience Operations & Maintenance, Co-ordination of Sugar.

      Prior to joining with us he worked for M/s OM Sugars Ltd, Belgaum as a CEO, M/S Hemarus Industries Ltd as Vice president, M/s Kothari Sugars Ltd, as General Manager and M/s Mysore Sugars Co.Ltd as General Manager.

      His core competencies are Erection & Commissioning, Operations & Maintenance, Process Improvement, Energy Savings, Project Execution, Budgeting & Administration of Sugar & Co-Gen , Cost Reduction, Strategic Planning, Execution, Control and Co- Ordination of all Departments Activity and Team Management
    • Mr. S. Radhakrishnan, Vice President - Unit Head for Aland Unit
      Mr. S. Radhakrishnan, Vice President - Unit Head for Aland Unit

      Mr. S. Radhakrishnan is the Vice President – Unit Head for NSL Sugars Ltd based at Jay Mahesh Unit. He is M.Tech (Chemical Engineering) from Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Bharathiyar University and MBA from Annamalai University. He has overall 24 years of experience in Plant Operations, Project Management, Process Enhancement, Cost Control, Total Quality Management & General Administration. Earlier, he has been associated with M/s EID Parry Ltd and M/s J K Tyre Industries Ltd.
    • Mr. Sunkara Srinivas, Sr. General Manager - Unit Head for KSL Unit
      Mr. Sunkara Srinivas, Sr. General Manager - Unit Head for KSL Unit

      Mr Sunkara Srinivas has re-joined NSL Sugars in January 2015 as Senior General Manager (Unit Head) based KSL Unit, Telangana. He has been earlier associated with our company for more than 6 years as a Unit Head based at KSL Unit.

      He has completed LME and Sugar Engineering from Vasanta Dada Institute, Pune, Maharashtra.

      Mr Srinivas has over 32 years of vast experience across all the areas of Plant Operations, Cane Operations. Prior to joining with us he worked for M/s GSR Sugars Pvt Ltd, M/s Hutatma Jaiwant Rao Patil SSK Limited, M/s Sri Kondeswar SSK Ltd., M/s Ganapati Sugars Ltd., M/s Sri Shankar SSK Ltd.

      His core competencies are setting up sugar plants, production and plant maintenance and general administration.
    • Mr. Rupesh Kumar, Deputy Unit Head - General Manager (Operations)
      Mr. Rupesh Kumar, Deputy Unit Head - General Manager (Operations)

      Mr. Rupesh Kumar has joined NSL Sugars in December 2008 as Assistant General Manager (Engineering) based at KSL Unit, Telangana. Later he has been elevated as Deputy Unit Head based at TSL Unit, Karnataka.

      He has completed B. Tech (Mechanical) from JNTU, Kakinada and Diploma in Sugar Engineering from Vasanta Dada Institute, Pune, Maharashtra.

      Mr. Rupesh has over 25 years of vast experience across all the areas of Plant Operations. Prior to joining with us he worked for M/s Shree Renuka Sugars Ltd, Haldia , M/s NDSL, Medak, M/s Deccan Sugars, Samalkot, M/s KCP Ltd, Lakshmipuram.

      His core competencies are Erection Commissioning, Operations & Maintenance, production, Trouble shooting, plant maintenance and general administration.
    • Mr. Girish Lokhande, General Manager - Unit Head for Jay Mahesh
      Mr. Girish Lokhande, General Manager - Unit Head for Jay Mahesh

      Mr. Girish Lokhande has joined NSL Sugars on 24th June 2017 as General Manager – Unit Head for Jay Mahesh Unit. He has done B.E (Mechanical) from Amaravati University, MBA in Marketing, Boiler proficiency as a Engineer & on Maharashtra Government Managing Director panel.

      Mr. Girish has over 23 years of vast experience in Plant Operations, Project Management, General Management in Sugar Industries. Prior to joining with us he worked for M/s Sony SSK Ltd, Sangli & M/s Vasant SSK Ltd, Pusad.

      His core competencies are Erection & Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance, Cost Control, Process Enhancement, Cane Management & General Administration.

      He is married and blessed with one children. His hobbies are playing cricket & swimming. His interest is in watching cricket.