The first thing people notice about him is, almost invariably, his flawless personality. Born in a journalistic and writers’ background, he had always been anxious to prove he is more than just a son of two popular writers—his parents—and this is reflected in the challenging roles he took on since he was very young. He is known and recognised in the industry as a senior technology leader with an experience of over 25 years in the solar energy space. He has built and integrated professionals into result oriented multidisciplinary teams and has been instrumental in scaling up and validation of thin film technologies from research into production. Meet the man who brought sunshine in many a lives and saw very closely how solar energy completely changed people’s lives. Changing the direction of his life a couple of times, Rajiv Arya is presently the CEO of Moser Baer Photovoltaic Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Moser Baer India Ltd. Arya’s story is one of determination, focus and perseverance
Building up a company or a brand from scratch seems to be his forte. With sheer determination and hard work, Sanjeev Sehgal, managing director, Samriddhi Automations, better known as Sparsh, has overcome all failures and hurdles that came his way. Riding on the accolades he received through the ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ Award, this entrepreneur is proceeding on a new journey. Meet the man who personifies entrepreneurial zeal, to whom no challenge is an obstacle, and who is surging ahead with an aim to do something different and to turn every challenge into a success story…
“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
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
In his T-shirt and bermudas, the man waiting for me at the Gurgaon DLF Golf Course gate, didn’t seem to be heading one of the largest inverter companies in India. His casual attitude and simplicity did not match with the fact that he lit up millions of homes in the country at a time when power outages were at their peak, and the only branded company, Videocon, had stopped manufacturing inverters in the country. Meet the man who personifies entrepreneurial zeal, to whom no challenge is an obstacle, and who is surging ahead with the one and only aim in life—to do something different and to turn every challenge into a success story—he is Kunwar Sachdev, founder and managing director of Su-Kam...
“My life is an open book,” proclaims O P Nangia, founder and managing director, Stead Electronics Industries, a reputable producer of wire wound resistors, rheostats and potentiometers, whose products are extensively used by electronic industries, technical institutes and laboratories. With over 56 years of experience, Nangia is one of the oldest manufacturers in the electronics industry. Explicating the ‘never say die’ spirit of his father, Nangia’s son, Girish Nangia, says, “My father has been a true karamyogi. He has been a mentor and a friend to me. His sound moral values and consistency towards work have always been an inspiring and motivating force for the company. Even at this age, he is as laborious as he used to be 20 years ago.” The dynamic 73-yea rold shares snippets of his life with Himanshu Yadav of Electronics Bazaar and narrates his journey to success and the inevitable pitfalls he encountered along the way.
“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work,” says S K Jain, managing director, Sumitron Exports Pvt Ltd. Jain has accepted what life has offered him and made the best of it. His journey is of a man who turned sombre realties into a bright future through his diligence and hard work
In the process of constantly moving ahead, one rarely gets time to think about the moments that led to the start of the journey, which has now come about a long way. And someday, when ‘a moment’ asks you to look back in time and take a simple recount of it, it does tend to make one nostalgic. Reminiscing about things long forgotten just like flipping through the pages of some forgotten diary, G.D. Saini, managing director of Singodia Electronics, shares his journey.