Management Team

Management Team

Mr. T Nagendra Rao - Managing Director

Mr. Nagendra Rao is the promoter of the DANS Group of companies. Mr. Rao is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of experience in various roles including a consultant in the manufacturing and power sectors. He has been associated with the power sector for the past 15 years as a consultant and later as a developer. His primary areas of expertise are in identification of projects, syndication of debt and equity including loan documentation, risk identification, contract management and structuring of energy sale arrangements. Mr. Rao is currently leading the DANS Group team in the implementation of the two hydro power projects that the group is developing in Sikkim.

Ms. Sonal Somani Gupta - Director

Ms. Sonal is a Chartered Accountant with over 14 years of experience in the field of finance. She is actively involved in finance, commercial, legal, contract negotiations etc. Prior to joining DANS she worked in institutions such as ICICI bank, HCL technologies, and ANZ Investment Bank in various capacities handling functions such as corporate finance, derivative sales and M&A research.

Mr. PB Praveen Kumar - Director

Mr. PB Praveen Kumar is a post graduate in Business Statistics, a certified Financial Planner and a certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He is currently heading the Sikkim Office of DANS Group projects and oversees the functions of project monitoring, liaising with Government officials, project compliance, environment management and corporate social responsibility.

Mr. Bimal Agrawal - President

Mr. Bimal Agrawal is a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary with industry experience of more than 13 years. He has expertise in financial planning and management, Company Secretarial compliance, Direct and Indirect taxation, Legal functions, Corporate and Management Accounting, Business planning & budgetary control and statutory compliances. He is currently responsible for Project financing, Corporate and Management Accounting and Regulatory Compliances.

Mr. Salil Diwan - President

Mr. Salil Diwan has over 20 year's experience in Planning & Design of Civil Works for Hydro Electric Projects, including preparation of technical specifications, tender documents, identification of survey work, geo-technical investigations, preparation of pre-feasibility reports and detailed project reports as per CEA/CWC guide lines. Prior to this, he has worked as General Manager (Hydro & Tunnels) in SMEC India Pvt Ltd and WAPCOS India Ltd. He is currently responsible for the overall Planning & Design activities.

Mr. P C Sharma - President

Mr. Pravin Chandra Sharma is an Electrical Engineer from IIT-BHU and has experience of more than 46 years in the Power sector in Sales & Marketing, Contract Management, Corporate Communications. He has previously worked in organizations like Crompton Greaves, Batliboi Ltd, Alstom. He is presently responsible for Contract Management , Corporate Relationship activities of the Group.