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Expert in Heavy Chemicals, Plastics, Wasteless Processing

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With 32 years of experience in handling and managing Chemical plants in many countries, mastered and proved to the accreditation of achievements in Concept Identification, Design, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Inventory Mgt., Indigenization, Market research, Innovations, Layout planning, Erection, Commissioning of small, medium and large scale plants.

Innovative contributions have fetched credentials from WORLDBANK, du Pont, Hooker, Tsukishima, Banco, and many more.
PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED (FEW)

PROJECT (LARGE SCALE / MEDIUM SCALE) FOR
Vegetable Oil Expulsion Unit M/s Banco Products (Tanzania) Ltd.,
Alkyd Resin Manufacturing Unit M/s Banco Products (Tanzania) Ltd.,
Expansion of Bleach Chemicals Preparation Unit World Bank Project (M/s SPM, E.A.)
Polyurethane (Flexible and Rigid) Products Unit A private entrepreneur at Kolkata.
Project Work on Mini Cement Plant A private entrepreneur at Kolkata, West Bengal
Hard Resin Ophthalmic Lenses Unit M/s Techtran Group, Hyderabad, A. P
Sodium based Chemicals Plant Modernization M/s Alkali Metals Ltd., Hyderabad
Natural Color Extraction Unit M/s Asian Herbex Ltd., Hyderabad
Continuous Bleach Liquor Preparation Unit M/s Rohtas Industries Ltd., Bihar
Mixed Acid Preparation Plant for Dynamite Unit M/s Biazzi & Company’s Unit at Dehradun, U. P
Adhesive from Wastes of Thermocol Items M/s Banco Products (Tanzania) Ltd., East Africa
Caffeine Manufacture from Tea Wastes A private entrepreneur at Kolkata, West Bengal
Domestic Coal from Wastes of Transformer Oil Unit M/s Universal Petrochemicals Ltd., Kolkata
Iso Propyl Chloro Formate Beneficiation Unit M/s Techtran Group, Hyderabad
Water Filtration cum Supply Systems M/s Ofsare Engineering Ltd., Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Sports Shoes Manufacturing Unit M/s New India Rubber Ltd., Kolkata
Project Work on 36 Agriculture Products M/s Industrial Development Bank of India
Canning Activities of Mushroom Processing M/s Techtran Agro Industries, Hyderabad.
Indigenized Raw Material for Camphor M/s Krystal Chemicals Ltd., Kolkata
ISO 9000, 14000, GMP, GLP, GHP, HACCP M/s Alkali Metals Ltd., Hyderabad

Operations of Chemical plants has been his forte. He was instrumental in efficient operations of plants making hazardous chemical, pharma ingredients, plastics, FMCG, Inorganic and Organic chemicals using old / state of the art technologies in India and abroad.
Some of the Organizations that approved and appreciated his contribution are:

WORLD BANK and M/s OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORPORATION of U. S. A.
M/s BIAZZI, M/s INDUSTRIE OTTRICHE REUNITE and M/s VESIL of ITALY.
M/s INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK OF INDIA and M/s TATA of INDIA.
M/s BANCO PRODUCTS (TANZANIA) of EAST AFRICA.
M/s B A S F, M/ BAYER and M/s B.M.E. of GERMANY.
M/s TSUKISHIMA KIKAI CO. of JAPAN etc.

Commissioned the unit with ISO: 9000 certification in its 2nd year of inception.
Selected and trained the crew for a smooth Technology Transfer to grow the unit with a State of the Art Technology for the manufacture of FMCG product, in spite of aborted collaboration.
Played the pivotal role of an Ambassador of the firm at customer’s Unit at Germany (M/s BME), as a step to fulfill the challenge of meeting their Quality expectations.
Management of Planning, Production, Quality, Training, Maintenance and Technology Transfer.
Headed a team of Indian and East African Technological experts for advanced training in Membrane Technology at M/s Occidental Chemical Corporation Ltd., M/s Hooker and M/s Du Pont of U. S. A.
Active participation in Erection and Commissioning of sections of the Mill.
Commissioning of the Bleach Chemical Preparation Plant and its downstream sections along with M/s Tsukishima Kikai Co. Ltd., Japan and M/s Occidental Chemical Corporation, USA.
Implemented SAP - R2 in the Materials Management and Production Planning (Process Industries) Modules for World Bank.

Developed self interest and mastered ERP including required basic Info. Tech packages. Have done 2 SAP implementations, 1Oracle, 2 ERPs etc., Also a Technical Consultant. 32 yrs of functional expertise in multi disciplinary industries:

Expertise of 21 years in INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 6 years in SAP and ERP.
3 years as SAP Faculty.
2 years of experience in ABAP
6 years of experience in Project Implementation as SAP Techno Functional Expert for Paper, Fertilizer and Infrastructure Industries.
4 years of ERP implementation experience in Pharma Chemicals and Infrastructure Industries.
1 year of Oracle implementation experience in a major Construction / Infrastructure Organization.
31 years of Functional experience in industries of global spread, supported by appreciations from WORLDBANK and other Internationally reputed Organizations.

Taken the exercise of Implementing Oracle as a challenge and completed successfully

As a freelancer Consultant (Chemicals) has done the following projects Vegetable Oil Expulsion Unit M/s Banco Products (Tanzania) Ltd.,
Alkyd Resin Manufacturing Unit M/s Banco Products (Tanzania) Ltd.,
Expansion of Bleach Chemicals Preparation Unit World Bank Project (M/s SPM, E.A.)
Polyurethane (Flexible and Rigid) Products Unit A private entrepreneur at Kolkata.
Project Work on Mini Cement Plant A private entrepreneur at Kolkata, West Bengal
Hard Resin Ophthalmic Lenses Unit M/s Techtran Group, Hyderabad, A. P
Sodium based Chemicals Plant Modernization M/s Alkali Metals Ltd., Hyderabad
Natural Color Extraction Unit M/s Asian Herbex Ltd., Hyderabad
Continuous Bleach Liquor Preparation Unit M/s Rohtas Industries Ltd., Bihar
Mixed Acid Preparation Plant for Dynamite Unit M/s Biazzi & Company’s Unit at Dehradun, U. P
Adhesive from Wastes of Thermocol Items M/s Banco Products (Tanzania) Ltd., East Africa
Caffeine Manufacture from Tea Wastes A private entrepreneur at Kolkata, West Bengal
Domestic Coal from Wastes of Transformer Oil Unit M/s Universal Petrochemicals Ltd., Kolkata
Iso Propyl Chloro Formate Beneficiation Unit M/s Techtran Group, Hyderabad
Water Filtration cum Supply Systems M/s Ofsare Engineering Ltd., Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Sports Shoes Manufacturing Unit M/s New India Rubber Ltd., Kolkata
Project Work on 36 Agriculture Products M/s Industrial Development Bank of India
Canning Activities of Mushroom Processing M/s Techtran Agro Industries, Hyderabad.
Indigenized Raw Material for Camphor M/s Krystal Chemicals Ltd., Kolkata
ISO 9000, 14000, GMP, GLP, GHP, HACCP M/s Alkali Metals Ltd., Hyderabad
As an IT Consultant, he has done the following
M/s INDU PROJECTS 2005 - ERP Implementation
M/s VISAWORLD 2002 – 2005 4 YEARS SAP, ABAP Faculty
M/s ALKALI METALS 2001 – 2002 1 .5 YRS ERP (NON SAP) Implementation
M/s SCOSYS (USA) 1998 – 2000 2 YEARS SAP R/3 (MM & PP) Implementation
IDBI / GOI 1996 – 1998 2 YEARS Business Systems for Technology Transfers
M/s TECHTRANS 1991 – 1994 3 YEARS Inventory Management
1987 – 1988 1 YEAR Production planning and control using Unix
M/s WORLDBANK 1984 – 1986 2 YEARS SAP R/2 (MM & PP) Implementation
As a Sr. Consultant, for Indl. Development Bank of India, he has done the following projects
36 food technologies
Many Technologies for transfer from / to Malaysia etc. and India
CFC reduction survey
Many Industry surveys for Sick industry rehabilitation program for Govt. of India

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: B. Tech Subject: Chemical Technology Institution: Coimbatore Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2005 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Head - Spl. Proj. & IT Department: Spl. Projects & IT Responsibilities: In charge of Information Technology with focus on Implementation of ORACLE.
Heading the Special Projects Department as a division of the Business Development Department. Successfully developed fruitful developments in the areas of Desalination, Sewage Treatment, Low Cost Housing, Solid Waste management, Eco Friendly Industrial Parks, Renewable Energy, Flood Defense, Science Parks and many more arenas for implementation of units on DBOT / BOOT basis or on Public Private Partnership Programs.
Years: 2005 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Various consulting projects across the globe.
Years: 1991 to 2005 Employer: Techtran Group, India / USA Title: General Manager Department: Manufacturing (FMCG & Agro Products), Technology Transfer, QC, Training, IT enabling Responsibilities: Developed the Technology for a series of products as a part of horizontal development of the growth of the unit from 4 to 32 products in a span of 6 years.
Minimized Foreign Exchange content using indigenizing machine and materials.
Improved product quality via adoption of better technologies for utilities etc.

Commissioned the unit with ISO: 9000 certification in its 2nd year of inception.
Selected and trained the crew for a smooth Technology Transfer to grow the unit with a State of the Art Technology for the manufacture of FMCG product, in spite of aborted collaboration.
Played the pivotal role of an Ambassador of the firm at customer’s Unit at Germany (M/s BME), as a step to fulfill the challenge of meeting their Quality expectations.
Management of Planning, Production, Quality, Training, Maintenance and Technology Transfer.
Years: 1986 to 1991 Employer: Tata Group, India Title: Production Manager (FMCG) Department: Manufacturing, QC, R & D, Training Responsibilities: Developed Polymerization Cycles for production of Hard Resin Ophthalmic Lenses.
Implemented Technology Transfer for the manufacture of a First of its kind Product in India. (Resilens)
Implemented innovative marketing strategies like Mobile Eye Care Unit, Franchisee Development and conducted Customer Surveys.
Years: 1984 to 1986 Employer: World Bank, USA / Africa Title: Chemical Plant Supdt (Paper plant) Department: Manufacturing, Design, Erection, Commissioning, Training, Responsibilities: Headed a team of Indian and East African Technological experts for advanced training in Membrane Technology at M/s Occidental Chemical Corporation Ltd., M/s Hooker and M/s Du Pont of U. S. A.
Active participation in Erection and Commissioning of sections of the Mill.
Commissioning of the Bleach Chemical Preparation Plant and its downstream sections along with M/s Tsukishima Kikai Co. Ltd., Japan and M/s Occidental Chemical Corporation, USA.
Implemented SAP - R2 in the Materials Management and Production Planning (Process Industries) Modules for World Bank.
Designed expansion of the Chemicals Preparation Unit for increased Capacity handling based on Market Survey.
Designed Liquid Chlorine Bottling and an Integrated Storage System for Materials required in the Mill.
Years: 1981 to 1984 Employer: Banco, (Tanzania) Ltd., Title: Production Manager Department: Manufacturing, QC, R & D, Training Responsibilities: Coined Formulation integrating the Raw Materials of varying configurations to manufacture Flexible Polyurethane Products to the approval of M/s BASF and M/s Bayer of Germany.
Re-commissioned the Polyurethane products manufacturing facility at Zanzibar, in record duration using a self devised adhesive from the wastes of the Polystyrene products.
Commissioned Alkyd Resin manufacturing unit and also the Vegetable Oil Expulsion section in order to make the Paints division self reliant, thus saving foreign exchange to the firm.
Coined different cost-effective formulations for Fiberglass Reinforced products.
Years: 1975 to 1980 Employer: Sahu Jain Group Title: Paper, Chemicals Department: Manufacturing Responsibilities: Designed, erected and commissioned Continuous Bleach Liquor Preparation Unit, Mercury Catcher for Hydrogenated Oil manufacturing unit, etc.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1996 to 1998 Agency: A.P. INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY ORGANIZATION, HYDERABAD. Role: Sr. Consultant Description: As Head of the International Technology Transfer Division, developed 36 projects, having the potential for Transfer of Technology from / to countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Trinidad, Guyana, U A E and India as a part of a project by the Government of India.
Played the key role in benefiting the participant entrepreneurs of either country via, visits of delegates, one to one meets, guidance for Governmental clearances etc. to the approval and appreciation of the delegations, M/s Industrial Development Bank of India and Government of India.
Conducted feasibility studies of new / sick units with low / medium / high level investments.
Prepared survey of the industries required for eradicating the usage of Chloro Fluoro Carbons, and Project Reports on Food Technologies based on which M/s Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, provided details of potential market avenues, appraisal of international demands, solutions for technological hurdles and APITCO provided assistance in acquiring financial assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1981 to 1984 Country / Region: East Africa Summary: Coined Formulation integrating the Raw Materials of varying configurations to manufacture Flexible Polyurethane Products to the approval of M/s BASF and M/s Bayer of Germany.
Re-commissioned the Polyurethane products manufacturing facility at Zanzibar, in record duration using a self devised adhesive from the wastes of the Polystyrene products.
Commissioned Alkyd Resin manufacturing unit and also the Vegetable Oil Expulsion section in order to make the Paints division self reliant, thus saving foreign exchange to the firm.
Coined different cost-effective formulations for Fiberglass Reinforced products.
Years: 1984 to 1986 Country / Region: East Africa / USA Summary: Headed a team of Indian and East African Technological experts for advanced training in Membrane Technology at M/s Occidental Chemical Corporation Ltd., M/s Hooker and M/s Du Pont of U. S. A.
Active participation in Erection and Commissioning of sections of the Mill.
Commissioning of the Bleach Chemical Preparation Plant and its downstream sections along with M/s Tsukishima Kikai Co. Ltd., Japan and M/s Occidental Chemical Corporation, USA.
Implemented SAP - R2 in the Materials Management and Production Planning (Process Industries) Modules for World Bank.
Designed expansion of the Chemicals Preparation Unit for increased Capacity handling based on Market Survey.
Designed Liquid Chlorine Bottling and an Integrated Storage System for Materials required in the Mill.
Years: 1984 to 1984 Country / Region: USA Summary: Training at Occidental Chl. Corpn., Du Pont, Hooker and World Bank in Membrane Technology
Headed the team of Indian and Tanzanian experts
Years: 1993 to 1993 Country / Region: Germany Summary: To replicate German Quality standards in our FMCG products for sale later. Indianized the methods to gain more German customers

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He was a member of Confederation of Indian Industries - Experts committee from 1996 to 1998
Professional Appointments
Published technical articles (partial list given below) in magazines of repute (Chemical World, Chemical Engg., Indian Management, Chemical Weekly etc
Solid Waste Pollution / Water Pollution / Air Pollution in Petrochemical Industries, Environment Care in Manufacture of Chemicals, Wasteless Processing Chemical Treatment of Wastes, Corrosion Reduction - Some Aspects, Caring for Emissions and Wastes etc., Competition - Catalyst for Sustainable Growth, Cost - the Crucial Root of the Tree – Business, The Learning Organization, Fracture in Fiber Reinforcements, The Oil Behind Power, Fibers - Nature’s Weakest Tougheners, Tri Phenyl Phosphate - The Proven Plasticizer, Membrane Cells - Design Criteria for Fiber Reinforcements, The Beads that Pack the World, Success is… Staying Close to the Customer, Carbon – The Wonder Fiber. Plasticizers – The Backbone of Plastics

Awards / Recognition
Award of a CAR for maintaining Indl. pace in Tata Group Company.
First Class DEGREE in CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY. Graduated from Coimbatore Institute of Technology in the Year 1974 with 69 % marks with several distinctions.
Publications and Patents Summary
Solid Waste Pollution / Water Pollution / Air Pollution in Petrochemical Industries, Environment Care in Manufacture of Chemicals, Wasteless Processing Chemical Treatment of Wastes, Corrosion Reduction - Some Aspects, Caring for Emissions and Wastes etc., Competition - Catalyst for Sustainable Growth, Cost - the Crucial Root of the Tree – Business, The Learning Organization, Fracture in Fiber Reinforcements, The Oil Behind Power, Fibers - Nature’s Weakest Tougheners, Tri Phenyl Phosphate - The Proven Plasticizer, Membrane Cells - Design Criteria for Fiber Reinforcements, The Beads that Pack the World, Success is… Staying Close to the Customer, Carbon – The Wonder Fiber. Plasticizers – The Backbone of Plastics

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
AREAS INSTITUTE PERIOD
ISO 9001 – 2000, ISO 14000 and ISO 18000 M/s BVQI, Bangalore 2001 – 2002
ABAP – 4, SAP – R/3 M/s Scorpio Systems, Hyderabad 1998 – 2001
Computer Basics, Windows 98, MS Office M/s SQL International, Hyderabad 1998 - 2000
Good Mfg., / Lab / Handling Procedures M/s C F T R I, Mysore 1996
Hazard Analyses and Critical Control Points M/s C F T R I, Mysore 1996
Membrane Technology M/s O C C & M/s Du Pont, USA 1984 and many more
Vendor Selection
As Head of the International Technology Transfer Division, developed 36 projects, having the potential for Transfer of Technology from / to countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Trinidad, Guyana, U A E and India as a part of a project by the Government of India.
Played the key role in benefiting the participant entrepreneurs of either country via, visits of delegates, one to one meets, guidance for Governmental clearances etc. to the approval and appreciation of the delegations, M/s Industrial Development Bank of India and Government of India.
Conducted feasibility studies of new / sick units with low / medium / high level investments.
Prepared survey of the industries required for eradicating the usage of Chloro Fluoro Carbons, and Project Reports on Food Technologies based on which M/s Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, provided details of potential market avenues, appraisal of international demands, solutions for technological hurdles and APITCO provided assistance in acquiring financial assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs.

Sourced Technology partners for Low Cost Housing, Desalination, Integrated Sewage Treatment and Solid Waste Management areas etc., to name a few.
Marketing Experience
Innovations in utilizing waste to wealth and Wasteless processing

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Excellent
German, Russian, Swahili, Italian Can read and write fluently Speak sparingly
Tamil, Mother tongue
Telugu Speak only

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