Sourav Daspatnaik is currently the Managing Director, Swach Environment Pvt Ltd.He is a Bachelor of Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and M.S in Operations Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA. His unique ability to serve across multiple functions such as Manufacturing, Design, Marketing, Sales, Project management, Human Resources and multiple industries covering Automobiles, Steel and Heavy Industry and social Sectors with nationalist zeal such as Skill Development, Sanitation sets him apart as a Entrepreneurial cum social manager cum technocrat operating at both strategic and operating level with equal ease. He has a wide experience with rich diverse experience of over 30 years of work spanning Companies such as Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Ispat industries, Mercer HR Consulting, ApeejaySurendragroup .
A former Commander of the Indian Navy and a glider pilot, Mr Praful Tayal has done his Graduation (Civil engineering) from M.I.T Manipal and Post-Graduation (Naval Construction) from I.I.T Delhi. He had been associated with the successful construction of “Corvettes”, designed indigenously for the first time at Mazagon Dockyard Ltd, Bombay. Mr. Tayal established a milestone in the history of Defence R & D Organization by getting the unique “Marine Acoustic Research Ship” built at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd. , Kolkata with German and U.S assistance. He was Project Leader for successfully setting up not only the hydrodynamic testing facility called “Cavitation Tunnel” , but also for distress major repairs of a “Submarine Mother Depot Ship” at the Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Cochin. As a Commander, he was posted at Naval Dockyard, Bombay where he headed Design and Documentation Bureau and was Manager at Yard Crafts. Mr. Tayal was associated with Acquisition Programmes of Naval Warships from Poland and Russia for “Landing Ship Tanks-773J-M” and “1241 – RE Missile Boats” respectively. He had worked in the Indian Naval Dockyards of Bombay and Visakhapatnam in planning, production and design and international Naval Dockyards of Poland, Poti, Zvevdochka Shipyard at Severodwinck and Krylov Shipbuilding Research Institute. For ten years , he had been closely associated with CIWTC Ltd. (Central Inland Water Transportation Corporation Ltd.) as CMD. During this tenure, he had accomplished notable feats like developing the Rajabagan Dockyard ; handing over Defence for warship production to GRSE Ltd, Kolkata and maintaining healthy labour-owner relationships.
DIRECTOR , EX IAS . GOVT OF INDIA
Mr. Pankaj Jain has completed his M.Sc in Physics at Stephens College, Delhi. His ideas on “Development Planning Techniques with Computer Application” is extraordinary. In 1978, he joined IAS and in 2014, returned as Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Govt. of India. He has addressed many National and International Conferences owing to his specialised knowledge in infrastructure, ports, shipping, roads, housing, urban development, urban reforms, water and sanitation, economics and econometrics. Before joining the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, he held positions of Director Port Development , CMD HUDCO , Joint Secretary Ministry of Urban Development Government of India, Commissioner/Secretary Housing and Urban Development J &K , Special Secretary Programme Implementation & Secretary Land Resources Govt. of India. In 1996, he initiated B.O.T. in the Port Infrastructure Sector. This led to the commencement of urban reforms and Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission and Swachh Bharat Mission. As the CMD of HUDCO, Mr. Jain contributed in bringing down NPA.