The RPPL Board of Directors is responsible for developing the company’s strategic direction with outlining vision.

Board of Directors and Executive Team

Rithwik Group of company’s key strength is the Directors and the core team which is a driving force for the Group.

Rithwik Projects Private Limited (formerly Rithwik Projects Limited) is flag ship company in the Group which was established in the year 1999 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh by the Founding Directors.


MR. Chintakunta Munnuswamy Rajesh

Mr Chintakunta Munnuswamy Rajesh, popularly known as CM Rajesh is one of the first Directors of the Company. Leads the process of bidding, development and managing the operations of all the verticals of the Group. Being a leader with a vision and focus, he has led many new inventions for the Group, which enabled the group to execute many first of its kind projects in India. He continues to lead the Group companies and all the verticals for sustainable growth and to achieve the objectives of the group

Mr. Govardhan Naidu Gummalla

Mr Govardhan Naidu is an Engineering Graduate from JNTU, Hyderabad. Mr. Govardhan’s first employment was with M/s Kesoram Cements in 1989–1990 and then became an Assistant Engineer for the Andhra Pradesh State Electric Board (APSEB), where he worked in different Departments, he was Assistant Divisional Engineer when he got relieved in 2001.


He worked as a General Manager for M/s Rithwik Power Projects Limited from 2001 to 2006 and led the construction, testing, commissioning, and ongoing maintenance of a biomass power plant of 7.5 MW capacity in Tekulapalli, Khammam Dist in Andhra Pradesh. Became a Director in the Board of M/s Rithwik Energy Generation Private Limited in 2006 and was involved in planning and execution of 24MW Mini Hydel Scheme, including civil works in the State of Karnataka.


He was involved in Bansagar Canal Project of Uttarpradesh state Irrigation Department and successfully completed in March 2019. He has lead the Construction of Tupakulagdem Barrage Length, 1.100 km, accross River Godavari and completed the works and the project is commissioned. He is currently leading the different Projects, viz., Tapovan Hydro Electric Project, Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project, Sunni Hydro Electric Project and Rangit IV Hydro Electric Project.

President - Operations

Mr. Rithwik Ramesh

Rithwik Ramesh, 2nd generation entrepreneur elder son of the founder and chairman Mr CM Ramesh, serves as the President - Operations at Rithwik Projects Pvt.Ltd.


He is an Economic & Finance graduate from Drexel University, USA and has made a rapport in the field with his extensive experience in the field of finance. Rithwik plays a salient role in the strategic usage of the funds and budgeting of the company.

Rithwik kick-started his career by joining UBS Bank in their banking technology division for around two years. Over there, he worked closely on their Finance and Risk technology sector and implemented new technologies to optimise cost and reduce the dependence on legacy technologies. After serving overseas in a multinational company for the duration of two years, he returned to India and joined his family business.

Rithwik put his foot forward in RPPL and has been performing exceptionally well and contributing significantly towards the growth of the company.

During his tenure at RPPL he was key in bringing new SOPs to streamline operations and improve operational efficiencies. He has put key focus on bring in systems and process in place to help the organization to transform from a family run business to a more professional operating organization. One of the key steps that he has taken to implement SAP ERP system that will greatly benefit the organization with internal checks and balances.

Apart from looking after back end and internal operations he Heads the tunneling vertical of the company. During his short tenure of 4 years he has executed Veligonda Tunnel project, a complicated irrigation Tunnel project using a Tunnel boring machine. Post this project he has been vital in successfully starting the RVNL pkg 6 (19 Km long tunnel in NATM method, value of 1800 cr) a key and prestigious project for the company. Under his able leadership the project has set an amazing milestone in tunneling for the company by achieving 820 Mts of tunneling in a single month.

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.

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