Nava Bharat Ventures Limited

Executive Team

The Board of Directors of the Company consist of professionals with expertise in functions like finance, operations, business development, corporate planning, strategic management, etc. With a rich background in diverse sectors like power, ferro alloys, steel, sugar and banking, the Board spearheads the company's growth and all round performance.

The Board is assisted by a team of well experienced senior management executives.

  • Board of Directors
  • Senior Management Team
  • D. Ashok Chairman
  • P. T. Vikram Prasad Managing Director
  • G. R. K. Prasad Executive Director
  • C. V. Durga Prasad Director - Business Development
  • Dr. C. V. Madhavi Director
  • K. Balarama Reddi Director
  • Dr. E. R. C. Shekar Director
  • Dr. M. V. G. Rao Director
  • Dr. D. Nageswara Rao Director
D. Ashok (Chairman)

An MBA from University of Wisconsin, USA with more than 30 years of top management experience in all facets of project management and manufacturing. Oversaw the growth of the Company into a diversified conglomerate with business interests in power generation, mining, ferro alloys and agri-business in India, South East Asia and Africa.

P.T.Vikram Prasad (Managing Director)

An MBA from USA with more than 30 years of top management experience in sugar industry in policy formulation, corporate planning and overall management control with special emphasis on Financial Management. Steers the funding of Company's expansion schemes and on-going operations through optimal mix of financial instruments.

G.R.K.Prasad (Executive Director)

A Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants and Institute of Company Secretaries of India with 30 years of experience in Finance and Accounts function in various capacities and organizations. An expert in Project Financing and M & A activities.

C.V.Durga Prasad (Director - Business Development)

A Graduate in Commerce with over 42 years of industrial experience covering a wide spectrum of commercial functions comprising global marketing of ferro alloys and sourcing of vital raw materials from indigenous and international suppliers with long term tie-ups.

Dr. C.V.Madhavi (Director)

A Ph.D. in Business Management and Master’s and M.Phil in Sociology, with about two decades of experience in research and consultancy in Organisation Development and Change. Worked with Centre for Organization Development, Hyderabad and provided consultancy inputs to major industrial organizations like SAIL, VSP, BEL, Power Grid Corporation, Crompton Greaves, etc. An expert in facilitating executive development programmes on themes like Change Management, Leadership, Team Development, Managerial Effectiveness, etc. Presented papers at several national and international conferences.

K.Balarama Reddi (Director)

An Electrical Engineer with 40 years of experience in various senior positions including Chairman of Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board. Possesses vast Accounting and Financial Management expertise. A Senior Consultant of Administrative Staff College of India for about 10 years. Held special positions like President, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi. Recipient of several honours and awards.

Dr. E.R.C.Shekar (Director)

A Ph.D. from Moscow Institute of Metallurgy, Russia, with over 40 years of experience in Iron and Steel Industry and over 20 years in the Chief Executive Cadre. Held top management positions including Managing Director of Bhilai Steel Plant and Vice Chairman of Steel Authority of India Limited.

Dr. M.V.G.Rao (Director)

A Chemical Engineer with 40 years of industrial experience. Held very senior positions including Chairman and Managing Director of Vera Laboratories, Managing Director of A.P Paper Mills, Executive Director (Operations) of Tamilnadu Newsprint and Papers Limited, etc. Recipient of prestigious Honorary Doctorate - HONORIS CAUSA from Rohilkhand University, Bareilly and several other awards and honours.

Dr. D.Nageswara Rao (Director)

A Post Graduate in Electronic Engineering and a Doctorate from University of Strathclyde, U.K. Promoted Duke Arnics which gained global recognition in Electricity Metering, Monitoring and Management Systems. A patron of educational and research institutions and a visiting faculty member at Engineering Staff College of India and Rural Electricity Institute.

  • P. J. V. Sarma Senior Executive Vice President - Strategy & Planning
  • J. Ramesh Executive Vice President - Odisha Unit
  • A.S.N. Murthy Vice President
  • Y. Sreenivasa Murthy Vice President
  • Y. Pattanaik Vice President - Odisha Works
  • N. Prabhakar Vice President - Sugar Division
  • T. Hari Babu Chief Financial Officer
  • V.S.N. Raju Company Secretary
P. J. V. Sarma Senior Executive Vice President - Strategy & Planning

A qualified Chemical Engineer, Cost Accountant and Post graduate in Financial Management with more than 25 years of experience in Corporate and Project Finance, Banking, Risk Management and Corporate Strategy. Served on the Boards of many large companies.

J. Ramesh Executive Vice President - Odisha Unit

A Graduate in Commerce and a Post Graduate in Marketing Management from Golden State University, USA, with 28 years of industrial experience in marketing, raw materials, coordination with government, logistics and administration. Heads the overall management of the Company's Ferro Alloy Plant and Power Plant in the State of Odisha.

A.S.N. Murthy Vice President

A Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Graduate in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, with more than 30 years of experience in diverse fields comprising Design & Development, Industrial Engineering, Production Control, Project Planning and Coordination, Quality & Environment Management Systems, 5-S, ERP, Corporate Communications, HRD, Administration, etc. Functions from Corporate Office in Hyderabad, India.

Y. Sreenivasa Murthy Vice President

A Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing, with 22 years of rich experience in leadership roles in diverse industries. Heads the Company’s Ferro Alloy Plant and Power Plants at Paloncha in Telangana.

Y. Pattanaik Vice President - Odisha Works

A Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, with 26 years of rich industrial experience in various aspects of plant operations. Heads the Company’s Ferro Alloy Plant and Power Plants at Kharagprasad in the State of Odisha.

N. Prabhakar Vice President - Sugar Division

A Graduate in Science and qualified Sugar Technologist (Associate of National Sugar Institute) with 30 years of experience in operation, expansion and modernization of sugar plants. Heads the Company's Sugar Division with operations at Samalkot and Dharmavaram in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

T. Hari Babu Chief Financial Officer

An Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India , with more than 25 years of experience in Finance, Accounts and Taxation. Heads the Finance and Accounts function of the company.

V.S.N. Raju Company Secretary

An Associate Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, with over two decades of experience in compliance function and all connected areas. He is the Chief Investor Relations and Compliance Officer and heads the Secretarial and Legal functions.

Board Committees
  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • CSR Committee
  • Stakeholders Relationship Committee
  • K. Balarama Reddi Chairman
  • Dr. M. V. G. Rao Member
  • Dr. D. Nageswara Rao Member

  • K. Balarama Reddi Chairman
  • Dr. M. V. G. Rao Member
  • Dr. D. Nageswara Rao Member

  • D. Ashok Chairman
  • Dr. D. Nageswara Rao Member
  • Dr. C.V. Madhavi Member

  • K. Balarama Reddi Chairman
  • P. Trivikrama Prasad Member
  • Dr. M. V. G. Rao Member

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  • Ashwin Devineni Managing Director
Ashwin Devineni Managing Director

A graduate in Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington, USA with senior management experience in business development in the power, mining, agriculture and enterprise software sectors. Played crucial roles in corporate acquisitions across North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.