I’m Proud of Starting an sme and making it a big success: Krishna Prasad

Their 15 years of relentless service to establish VisionTek has proved fruitful. Today, their efforts have established the company as an expert in innovative project-and product-based solutions. VisionTek has a reputation for consistently delivering high quality and cost effective telecom and software products and services to its clients. Meet the couple behind the success of this SME, which has received several awards for excellence in electronics from the Government of India and ELCINA. Krishna Prasad, managing director and his wife, Radha Rani, executive director, VisionTek, share a common vision to take the company to greater heights. Here’s the story of their inspiring personal and professional journey of success and failures, as narrated to Richa Chakravarty of Electronics Bazaar.

Solar can equip India to become a great country: K Subramanya

Born in a small town like Hassan in Karnataka could not deter him from reaching for the sky, with the sun as his guiding light. This simple yet intelligent boy would rise to heights, believed his school teachers. His passion for the environment and determination to achieve the impossible has made him the man he is today. Meet the solar man, who believes in the potential of solar energy to build a better world, who lives a simple life in harmony with nature, who aspires to bring light to more than a billion lives, who has great faith in Generation X, and is optimistic about seeing his country on the world map as a super power. In a freewheeling chat with Srabani Sen of Electronics Bazaar, K Subramanya, chief executive officer, Tata BP Solar, looks back with pride at the millions of lives the company has touched and impacted. With about three decades of rich experience, Subramanya is steering Tata BP Solar into an exciting new future. His leadership has made a lasting impact on the solar industry. He narrates the interesting and eventful story of his life, which begins in a small town, but with the backing of a large family.

Grand old man of test: SK Dutta

“Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” These words by Dale Carnegie, define the life of S K Dutta Chowdhary, managing director, DVS-India, who achieved success and respect by adopting right approach and values in life

“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.

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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I was like a Samurai to my bosses: Soni Saran Singh

Soni Saran Singh, executive director of NMTronics India Pvt Ltd, turned his failures into success through his dedication and fortitude, bouncing back every time he hit a roadblock

“I introduced solar inverters for the first time in India”

A childhood dream to set up a factory that made innovative products led S.K. Roy Choudhury, MD, GP Tronics, to become the owner of a leading Indian power electronics manufacturing company with a special focus on solar power equipment...

“Every organisation should be system-controlled & management’s interference should be minimal”

He rose from obscurity to pre-eminence, yet he retained his humility. With courage and the determination to pursue his dream, he overcame all obstacles and nurtured his ideas to fruition. Meet Subhash Goyal, managing director, Digital Circuits Pvt Ltd,...
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2nd generation movers & shakers of electronics industry

By Srabani Sen, Richa Chakravarty & Nitasha Chawla Thursday, October 10, 2013: Bringing the next generation on board is a common aspiration for all those who run family businesses. But, for the second generation, though joining the family business seems...

“The ushering in of the LED industry in India is a result of my...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014: K Vijay Kumar Gupta, managing director, Kwality Photonics Pvt Ltd, commands tremendous respect within the LED industry. A gold medallist in electronics engineering from IISc, Bengaluru, he has dedicated a number of years of his...

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 would ensure that MELSS continues to run as an institution and plays a...

Meet N Ramachandran, managing director, MEL Systems and Services Ltd (MELSS), who has a long career in the electronics industry, not only as a technology expert and a successful entrepreneur, but also as a catalyst for change in the electronics industry. Under his leadership and guidance, MELSS has been at the cutting edge of technology ever since 1982.

If you can develop the concept of ‘my company’ among the employees, you are...

His razor sharp looks belie his low-key disposition and a personality that exudes warmth, humility and enthusiasm. A man who speaks with machines, is also passionate about tigers, and can floor you with his zest. Today, the industry knows...

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