Inspirational Executive Team who Dream more and do More
Mr. G.S.S.N. Murthy
Head - Projects
Mr. Murthy works closely with the company’s Project Planning, Monitoring, and Coordination function and also associated with Projects Pretendering feasibility and Cost analysis activity. He has over 46 years of extensive expertise in different fields, including 36 years in the Irrigation Department.
Mr. Murthy retired as Chief Engineer, Irrigation Department, AP and has Nine years of experience in the private sector and delivering professional consulting services to infra companies.
He has made his contribution with his Technical Advisory for different Hydro Electric Projects, Irrigation and Highway Projects, viz., Dhaulasidh HEP, Sunni HEP, Tupakulagudem Barrage and other Irrigation Projects in AP and Tamilnadu.
Mr. Murthy has done his graduation, B.Tech in Civil Engineering.
Mr. D. Venkateswara Rao
Head-Design & Engineering
Mr. D. Venkateswararao worked for the AP government in the irrigation department and eventually became the Chief Engineer. He is currently in charge of RPPL’s design and engineering function and has over 35 years of expertise in Water Resource Systems Management and Development in the Irrigation Sector. He also worked with Transitory (India) Limited before joining Rithwik Group.
He received his B.E. in Civil Engineering from Osmania University and M.Tech from JNTU, Hyderabad.
At present is Associating with water project Jala Jeevan Mission, UP.
Mr. P.J. Raghuram
Sr. GM - PMC
Mr. P.J.Raghuram is our Sr. GM-PMC who is having around 26 years of extensive experience in project management, estimation, claims, and arbitration. His expertise includes in managing significant projects like dams, hydropower schemes, canals, etc.
Prior to joining RITHWIK, he worked with Venkata Rama Construction and Sree Rama Engineering Construction and contributed in major projects like Koteshwardam of THDC, and Akasaganga Dam of TTD, from conceptual stage to commissioning.
He is Graduate Civil Engineer, from Karnataka University.
Mr. V. Vijayapal Reddy
General Manager - Mining
Mr. V. Vijayapal Reddy, B.E. (Mining), KSM, Osmania University, Hyderabad. M.B.A (Marketing) IGNOU, New Delhi.
Experience: Worked in Singareni Collieries Company Ltd. from 1983 to 2019. Joined as Graduate Trainee in March’1983. Retired as General Mannager in Nov’2019. Worked in Under Ground Coal Mines for 20 years. Worked in Opencast Coal Mines for 18 Years. Worked in General Manager Capacity for 5 Years in Field.
Mr. Pannagaraj M
Head – Highways
Mr Pannagaraj MK holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and an EMBA in Infrastructure Management. He is a seasoned construction professional and he has over 37 years of work experience in the construction of Highway and Infrastructure.
Prior to joining M/s Rithwik Projects Pvt Ltd, he had worked in various positions in Navayuga Engineering Co Ltd, GMR Infra Limited, JMC India Ltd, BSC-C&C, Oriental Civil Engineering Co Ltd , Oriental Structural Engineers Pvt Ltd. He is also a member of the Indian Road Congress. He heads the Highway Division of M/s Rithwik Projects Pvt Ltd company.
Mr. M. Srinivasa Rao
Head – Plant & Machinery
Head – Plant & Machinery Mr. M. Srinivasa Rao, in charge for the Department of Plant & Machinery. He has more than 35 years of experience in numerous infrastructure industry in Plants and equipment. His previous assignment was with M/s APCO Infratech (P) Ltd., He also had longer stint at M/s Soma Enterprises Limited and also worked in companies like M/s Lanco Constructions, and M/s Progressive Constructions Limited.
Mr. Srinivas holding a Diploma in Automobile Engineering (1984), from Andhra Polytechnic College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.
Mr. Harikanth V Gundala
Vice President - Water Works
Mr. Harikanth is a B.E (Mechanical) with over 35 years of work experience in Thermal Power Projects, Pipe Line, Water supply Projects. Mr Harikanth, prior to joining Rithwik Projects, worked for Abir Infrastructure, GVR Constructions, as Project Manager as well as Managing Partner and executed several subcontract works.
Mr. Rakesh Dimri
Mr. Rakesh Dimri is currently serving as Project Director for RPPL, Tapovan Vishnugad Hydroelectric Power Project (NTPC Project), Uttarakhand.
He has more than 34 years of practical experience in the execution, construction project management, contract management, monitoring & supervision of civil works on mega hydro electric power project, from project conceptualization to project commissioning (comprising dams/barrages, tunnels, underground caverns, shafts, etc.,)
Graduate in Civil Engineering and MBA from SMU and holds a PGDCM from NICMAR. Prior to joining Rithwik Group he worked with the Jaypee Group and Thapar& Patel Engg. Ltd. On heavy hydropower projects from the conceptual stage to commissioning.
Mr. Veeresh Chalmi
Mr. Veeresh Chalmi, 53 years old, working as “Project Head” RVNL Tunnel Project, Srinagar Uttarakhand.
Mr. Chalmi is a Graduate Civil Engineer with more than 27 years of work experience in Execution, Project Coordination and Project Management of several Underground construction and Tunnel construction projects across the nation and abroad.
Mr Veeresh, during his 27 years of professional journey involved in bidding and successful execution of Five Underground Metro Rail Projects, Two Highway Tunnels (NATM), Railway tunnels, several cross passages, under-river foundations for iconic signature bridge, and Two Hydro Projects.
Mr. Veeresh during the past 27 years was associated with the companies like, MCC, Delta Construction Systems Ltd., J. Kumar-China Rail JV, APCO Infratech and L&T-STEC JV.
Prior to joining Rithwik Projects, Mr Chalmi was with L&T Stec JV, Underground Metro Rail Projects, UGC-7, Mumbai.
Mr. Rakesh Katoch
Mr. Rakesh Katoch, 51 years old, hailing from Himachal Pradesh, Acting as “Project Head” both Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project and Sunni Dam.
Mr. Katoch is a Diploma Civil Engineer and B.E. (Civil), with around 27 years of work experience in Project Management/ Project Monitoring/ Contract Administration in in Underground Tunnel construction (METRO/ Water supply/ HRT)/ Power Sector/ Infrastructure.
During his 26 years of professional journey, Mr. Katoch has worked for NHPC, Tala Hydro Electric Project, Coastal Projects, Gammon India, GVK, Pratibha Industries, IL&FS Engineering, Capacite, J Kumar Industries, Prior to joining Rithwik Projects, he was with ENDCOM (Australia Sydney based), Mumbai, in the capacity of General Manager
Mr. V. Panduranga Rao
Head - Finance & Banking
Mr. Panduranga Rao is in charge of Rithwik’s finances and has over 30 years of experience in banking, finance, treasury, and working capital management. He had worked for Andhra Bank and Dhanlaxmi Bank, before joining in RPPL.
Post Graduate in Commerce from Osmania University. CAIIB from Indian Institute of Banks.
Mr. Ajaya Babu.N
Vice President Accounts, Taxation & Company Secretary
Mr. Ajaya Babu handles Accounts, Audit, Taxation and Company Secretarial matters of the Group. With more than 30 years of rich experience in accounting, taxation, finance, treasury and company secretarial functions, he guides the group for the day to day operations with a firm plan for the better financial performance of the Group. Earlier, he worked with Kirby Building Systems India Limited, Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd, and Priyadarshini Spinning Mills Limited. He received his degree in business from Madras University and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
Mr. Vijay Raghav
Vice President (F&A)
Mr. Vijay Raghav has more than 30 years of experience in project finance, strategic financial planning & modeling, budgeting, management information systems (MIS), consolidation of corporate accounts, costing, direct and indirect taxation, secretarial work, and compliance. He had prior experience as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Nabha Power Ltd. (100 percent Subsidiary of L&T Limited). In his career, Vijay worked in the finance and accounts departments of organizations such as ITC Bhadrachalam Paper Boards, Suryavanshi Spinning Mills, Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals, My Home Power, Cyberabad Convention Centre Pvt Ltd, Madhucon Projects, and Capital Fortunes. He studied CA and CS.
Mr. T. Ravi Krishna
Head - Legal
Mr. T. Ravi Krishna is working with Rithwik as the Vice President (Legal). He has 25 years of practical litigation, civil, and criminal law experience from his practice. He is giving guidance and support to RPPL on all legal issues on contract administration and management, banking and finance, company formation, real estate, litigation, dispute resolution, and arbitration/ claim settlements.
His education includes a B.A. in Economics from Loyola College, Vijayawada, and an LL.B. from the University of Nagpur.
Mr. G. Madhusudhan Reddy
Vice President - Business Development
Mr. GMS Reddy is endowed with stupendous experience and prodigious knowledge in Project Execution, Liaising with the Government Agencies, Project implementation / commissioning, Coordination with Technical Consultants. , Management and Administration gained from a career spanning over 35 years with power plants, roadways, irrigation works, tunnel projects, housing & infrastructure.
Mr. GMS Reddy is known among the notables of the industry as well as the government for getting toughest jobs done with admirable poise. He is a man of charm among his social contacts and a go to person just a dial away.
Mr. N Satish Kumar
President - Corporate Relations
Mr. N Satish Kumar, looking after the Business Development and Corporate Relations in Vice President capacity.
Mr Satish, 54 years old, carrying over 29 years of experience in covering management, sales and marketing and Consultancy fields.
He served at senior capacities as President, Managing Director, Executive Direct and as Managing partner in the companies like Mavis Studies, Southern Online Biotechonologies, Multi
Mr. K V Rao
General Manager - Tenders
Mr. K.V.Rao, Heading Tenders Division, having more than 25 years of experience in Business Development, Tendering and Execution of Projects. Having proven abilities in interacting with Joint Venture Partners and liaising with various Govt. Departments, proficient in managing tendering activities. Before Joining Rithwik, he was associated with Progressive Constructions Limited. He is an alumnus of Nagarjuna University, where he received his commerce degree.
Mr. N. Gajendhar
General Manager - SCM
Mr. N. Gajendhar, Heading SCM in General Manager capacity, having more than 26 years extensive experience in material management, procurement & vendor development. Expertise in executing cost saving techniques & measures to achieve substantial reduction in expenditures.
Having proven abilities in interacting with suppliers for efficient negotiations, Proficient in managing purchase activities, budgeting and planning the funds. Recognized for outstanding communication skills, proven acumen in collaborating with the key decision makers of the organization and achieving consistent success.
His previous assignments were with M/s Lanco infra tech Ltd & M/s IVRCL infrastructures & Projects Ltd.
Mr. Gajendhar is a Civil Engineering graduate with Diploma in material management.
Mr. Prabhat Subudhi
Head - Internal Audit
Mr. Prabhat Subudhi is a seasoned Internal Auditor having more than 20 years of experience. He is a Chartered Accountant and also holds a degree in MBA- finance. He worked in various sectors like Infra, manufacturing, Finance, Food & Agriculture. His areas of expertise are Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Compliance, Insurance and Business Process Management. Prior to Rithwik , he worked with Venkys India, Karvy stock broking, Tata Projects, IL&FS Engineering and Srinivasa Hatcheries group.
Mr. N Radha Krishna
Head - HR, IR & Administration
Mr. Radha Krishna is having around 30 years of experience in HR, IR & Admin, in Public and Private sectors. He started his career with NMDC and was associated with Essar Construction, C&C Constructions, SAPTCO (A Transport Company), BSCPL Infrastructure, and MBL Infrastructure and carries over 18 years of experience exclusively in the field of infrastructure. Prior to joining he was associated with Hyderabad Race Club as General Manager (Admin & IR).
He is Graduate in Commerce and Law, possesses Dual Masters Degrees in PM & IR and Public Personnel Management and M.Phil. (Labour Studies).
Awards & Recognitions
RPPL Group comprises has been recognized on a regional and global level, winning a number of major awards. Here are a few of our honors.
Brands and brand partners
In our experience, we have been build exclusive partnerships with global and internationally superior brands and agencies.
As a trusted and well-established commercial enterprise, RPPL group has proudly partnered with these brands and agencies to introduce them to the India market and beyond. Over the years.