I want to be remembered for my contributions to society: Ganesh Gudigara

As I waited at Nirmitsu Technologies, I saw a simply dressed man walk into his cabin. He greeted everyone around with a smile in his eyes, through he has a visual problem of adjusting to light and see clearly due to a retinal problem. Meet Ganesh Gudigara, managing director and CEO of Nirmitsu Technologies, a technology solutions provider. Gudigara has always been determined to not let his disability come in the way of success. Gudigara, who suffers from a retinal problem called retinitis pigmentosa, runs Nirmitsu Technologies, along with his brother, Ashok Gudigara, and a friend, Satish B

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“With green solutions trend picking up, opportunities for Reva are boundless”

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“As long as I have a vision, I will not retire

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“My sole aim is to make Uniline No.1 power conditioning company in India”: RK...

Self-confidence in business is all about knowing what you want, and believing that you can achieve it. Here’s a man who has proved this by taking the untrodden path and making it big. Meet RK Bansal, a self-made entrepreneur, under whose leadership Uniline Energy Systems has grown by leaps and bounds. Today, Uniline has many government and other prestigious projects to its credit and is growing each year. Founded in 1989, Uniline is run from a 1393.54 sq m, modern sales and service area in south Delhi. It has three factories with an inhouse R&D centre in New Delhi, and two large scale manufacturing units at Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh. It has a strength of 300. With the aim to make India energy reliant by 2017, Bansal is planning to hire 150 youngsters who would take Uniline solutions to 50+ cities across India and overseas. Needless to say, the reputation earned by Uniline has been possible due to the sheer grit and determination of RK Bansal, whose vision to bring advanced power solutions technologies to India has resulted in various innovations in the UPS systems space, which are now widely used across different sectors. In a chat with Nitasha Chawla of Electronics Bazaar, RK Bansal, managing director, Uniline Energy Systems, shares his journey, from an engineer and growing to become a successful leader.

Now I am dedicated to social work but I cannot part ways with electronics...

Now I am dedicated to social work but I cannot part ways with electronics industry Life has been full of surprises and dramatic upheavals for Om Wadhwa. From being the son of a rich zamindar in Pakistan, he was reduced...

“I want to inspire the youth to change the face of rural India”: Dr...

While there are many who win honours and accolades in their life, very few are modest enough to share the credit for their achievements. Dr Harish Hande, managing director, Selco Solar Pvt Ltd, has empowered more than 20,000 rural households with his solar solutions. He attributes the success of Selco to his colleagues who have been constantly working on innovative solutions. Currently, Selco, which is one of India’s leading solar technology firms, has earned revenues of Rs 160 million and a profit of Rs 8 million, with projected revenues of Rs 240 million by 2013-14 and Rs 300 million by 2015. Dr Hande has won a number of awards like Asia’s prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2011, Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy, Accenture Economic Development Award and the world’s leading green energy award from Prince Charles – all in 2005. In 2007, he won the Social Entrepreneur of the Year award, before going on to win many more. Currently, Dr Hande wants the youth to take up his solar lighting model to each non-electrified region in the country. In a conversation with Nitasha Chawla of Electronics Bazaar, Dr Hande gets candid about his vast experience in rural areas and how these have shaped his life.
Manish Kwatra, My Story, Electronics Bazaar

“Being the president of the electronics club back in school gave me an early...

Taking care of the employees and not backing out when they need help, is what helps a company to grow strong and succeed in the long run. This is the belief that has brought Manish Kwatra, CEO, Metro Electronics...

“I have given my youth, my life to Rishabh Instruments to achieve the status...

Monday, January 13, 2014: As a child, he aspired to become a mathematician, but eventually ventured into business. Ignorant about the strategies to build up a business, he still put in all the effort and persevered to establish Rishabh Instruments....

The restriction on the import of instruments in 1960 was a turning point in...

Born in the historic city of Bikaner in Rajasthan (India), Premchand Goliya, chairman and MD, Meco Instruments Pvt. Ltd., went to Japan to learn about the latest manufacturing technologies. He returned to start manufacturing in India, taking the production...

I had a vision similar to prime minister Narendra Modi’s, to ‘Make in India’,...

February 21, 2015: Good customer rapport and goodwill is what will help one succeed in the long run. This is the belief with which Anil Kumar Muniswamy, director, SLN Technologies Pvt Ltd, created a niche for his firm in...

I always want my workplace to be one in which I can see the...

May 19, 2015: From spending his childhood in Pakistan, facing the hard times of Partition to making some unique contributions to the electronics industry, V.P. Mahendru, chairman and managing director, Eon Electric Ltd, has come a long way. In...

The big battery league: India’s top 10 battery manufacturers

By Shweta Sengar May 19, 2015: The battery market in India is experiencing growing demand from multiple sectors. Apart from conventional demand from manufacturing industries, the digital and telecom boom has generated demand for batteries for power storage equipment. The...

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