Our Team

Mr. S. Kishore Babu, Group Chairman

Mr. S. Kishore Babu, the Chairman of group of companies including Hydro Magus, is a name to reckon within power Industry today. A mechanical engineering graduate he hails from Andhra Pradesh and has 17 years of field experience in execution of power plants and their maintenance before he promoted his own company Power Mech Projects Limited, the flag-ship company of the group of companies. He heads the group of companies with acumen, leadership and promotional attitude all along. As a professional, he has set in motion the systems to take control of the operation and organization. He is specifically concerned with implementation of safety standards at sites and gives prime importance to safety without compromising on quality. He venture into new business with ease and his vast field experience comes handy in defining moments and helps him in undertaking new challenges.

A widely travelled entrepreneur, he is instrumental in introducing modern applications in the organizations. His group of companies has grown horizontally and vertically while stamping their presence and occupy much greater space than anticipated. He is a great philanthropist by nature and actively participates in social activities that meet the needs of poor, downtrodden and society in general at large. A down to Earth workaholic, he ceases to confine himself within limits, but aspires for greater horizon in business he enters and comes out in flying colors.

Mr. Jitendra Kumar, Chairman

Mr. Jitendra Kumar is a retired Executive Director of BHEL where he spent his entire service of over three decades with distinction. He has a rare blend of experience in both hydro and thermal projects and implemented many modern techniques and innovative methods in EPC and ETC projects. As the technical head of one of the largest power major in the world he has handled many projects from conception to commissioning and created many new concepts which resulted in much improved performance. A strong visionary, successfully realised all visions , through 'team model'.

He was handling projects worth INR 25000 million per annum. He has wider knowledge and practical experience in coal based, gas based and hydro power plants. He has excellent temperament and thorough knowledge in power sector and achieved many accolades like, the then, Highest ever COD of more than 3000MW in one financial year (2010-2011) in northern region, and successful handling of projects in Sudan, Syria, Libya, Nepal and Bhutan. At every stage of his career, he set bench marks some of which are yet to be surpassed. He is ever ready to accept challenges and achieved targets thought to be unachievable by many. A man with hunger for results; he is an asset to the organization. A mechanical engineering graduate, he hails from Punjab and has interest in poetry and painting. His additional qualifications are 'Advance Management' from IIM Ahmdabad and 'Business Excellence' from CII Bangluru.

A highly resourceful engineer and technocrat of India’s layer PSU, he is the promoter and managing director of Hydro Magus which is poised for greater growth under his leadership. He has particular interest in budgeting and fiscal planning and is at ease with figures and facts.

Mr. Arbind Koul, MD & CEO

Mr. Koul hails from the border state of Kashmir known for snow and water. A natural environmentalist as he is, he has chosen a career that keeps the globe cooler yet creating power to the millions. Mr. Koul graduated in electrical engineering with honors from regional engineering college in Srinagar. He joined and served BHEL for an impressive three decades before taking up another prestigious assignment with British Columbia Hydro Power Authority, Canada where he served for more than five years.

An upright officer and an Engineer with immense knowledge over entire spectrum of hydro projects, he has to his credit of providing expertise services for Hydro Generating sets up to 310 MW. Contrary to the expression of an expert to know more and more about less and less, Mr. Koul knows more and more about most of the hydro projects. He has executed with time line many Renovations, Modernization and Uprating of hydro generating units, construction of new hydro projects and as the days passed, he was the most sought after engineer in hydro power projects. Some of the projects executed by him were challenging and he was able to accomplish them with his in depth knowledge over the subjects he was dealing with. His ability in identifying the trouble in Hydro Plants earned him more name and fame.

Mr. Koul has hands on experience and detailed knowledge over wide range of hydro generating sets in areas of Overhauling, Uprating, Renovation, Modernization and life extension of power projects besides total erection and commissioning of hydro sets. He was the first to execute the uprating of hydro generating sets in India. He was instrumental in uprating of five units of Bhakra left Bank HEP from original capacity of 90MW to 108MW – a first Uprating program executed in India.

He has the rare combination of experience in handling various types of Hydro generating sets of all world reputed brands like Hitachi, English Electric, Voith, Siemens, GE (Canada), Westing House and BHEL.

An expert in conducting RLA and operating feasibility studies and preparation of DPR, he is at best both in Planning Management and Construction Management.

He is bringing with him a basket overflowing to the brim of rare experience in modern hydro plants having a range of every type and scale. He is steering the company as CEO and leading it from the front to reach new heights and fill more space in power sector.

Mr. K. Ajay Kumar, COO & Director

An engineering graduate, Mr. Ajay Kumar has over a decade of experience in power industry. By sheer Hard Work and dedication he rose to a high level in the organization that he works. He is at present heading two major verticals in Power Mech Projects Ltd., Overseas Projects and Comprehensive Annual Maintenance of major Power Plants.

A shrewd business development engineer, he is flooding the company with new orders. He is instrumental in undertaking Annual Maintenance contract of a Prestigious Ultra Mega Power Plant against Global bidding, a first of its kind in Indian scenario. A hard working, young and dynamic engineer, he is taking the entire group of hundreds of engineers and staff spread over thirty sites in India and abroad. Shuttling between sites, he is able to manage and keep delivery schedule of short durations in maintenance works.

He is conversant with thermal, gas based, nuclear and hydro plants and effectively guides his team from the front. He is one of the founding directors of the company and he is adding value wherever he is associated with.

Mr. Sajja Rohit, Director

Sh. Sajja Rohit, an energetic and young engineer brings with him modernity and youthfulness to the company. Son of the Chairman Mr. Sajja Kishore Babu, this young entrepreneur had his schooling in Siddartha Public School, Vijayawada and St John’s International Residential School, Chennai and did his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from renowned Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu.

After successful internship at power major BHEL and the crane manufacturing giant SANY, China, he pursued his Masters in Engineering Management from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA in flying colours. Even before pursuing his Masters in Business Administration in USA he has given a break to his academic career and joined the Power Mech group of companies as Executive Assistance to the chairman. He is coordinating scores of sites across the country and in Middle East including planning and contracting.

An enthusiastic sportsperson and lover of music, he has a taste for wide travels. A voracious reader and learner he is an emerging star of the company by merit and qualification.

Mr. A. K. Sinha, Executive Director

Mr. Anil Sinha , is heading the entire operations of the company with regard to Planning, Procurement , Erection and Commissioning of projects, possesses a vast field experience in hydro projects of about 38 years while serving BHEL. Having completed his Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, in 1973, Sh. Sinha joined BHEL, an Indian power giant, as a front line engineer surging ahead, by sheer dint of his hardwork and perseverance, rose to the position of General Manager.

To his credit, Sh. Sinha has successfully managed and completed challenging projects while implementing them with efficiency and quality. Hydro Magus utilizes his huge experience & his rich knowledge of power projects for the overall benefit of the customers and the nation.

Mr. Meenakshi Sapru, Addl. General Manager (Commercial)

Ms. Meenakshi has over 9 years of rich experience in Electrical industry. An Electronics engineer by qualification, she has served as R & D Engineer & Quality Engineer with industry majors like ABB, C&S Electric and as a lead Electric Engineer in a Hydro Power Company.

She possesses a considerable expertise in designing of Electrical Control & Protection systems for Power Plants and had been involved in the development of Control Panel equipment, relays, contactors, etc. She is thoroughly abreast with the international statutory requirement & standards of the electrical products that include IEC, UL and CSA standards. An expert in computer aided draft and design tools like AutoCAD, PRO E; layout and detailing of projects is an area of her strength.

Having a substantial experience in Quality Management Systems, She has been instrumental in implementing quality systems by deploying tools like FMEA, 5S & 7 QC tools, SQC/ SPC techniques, PPAP & APQP and systems like EMS 14001, ISO 9001, besides organising Quality Circles to reduce the rejection in a production system.

She brings with her a rare combination of hands-on experience in design & development of Control Protection system for Hydro power projects.

Mr. B.K. Raina, General Manager (Comercial)

Mr. B.K. Raina looks after the entire commercial management operations of the company.

Mr. Raina, an Electrical graduate, made his long career spanning decades in BHEL dedicated to the commercial/ marketing operations of hydro power sector. He brings with him a rich pool of experience in the field of tendering, Commercial Operations & Contract management for supply, erection & commissioning of Hydro Power Projects. Besides, Sh. Raina is also adept in coordinating with various Government agencies like CEA, PFC & Project Consultants. During his career at BHEL, he has accomplished several dozen Hydro Power Projects and resolved all their contractual issues successfully with respective customers.

Mr. Subir Kumar Saha, General Manager (Projects-I)

Sh. S. K. Saha, is serving Hydro Magus in the capacity of General Manager ( Projects ) based upon his rich technical experience in handling the hydro projects while serving BHEL for 38 years. He is responsible for technical Support at the site as well as the commissioning support to ongoing Sites. He is also heading Quality & Safety department of Hydro Magus.

Mr. Joginder Singh, Chief Commissioning

Sh. Joginder Singh, an Electrical Engineering graduate from the prestigious Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh and having accomplished a great career of 38 years in BHEL, is serving Hydro Magus as its Advisor. He brings alongwith him a rich and a vast experience in the field of Erection & Commissioning of Hydro Projects. He remains unappalled in the aspects of vital controls of Hydro Generating sets especially their Governing systems as well as the Excitation systems. Vastly travelled a person, Sh. Joginder has been responsible for successful commissioning of about 80 hydro projects spread evenly in the country and abroad. Hydro Magus feels privileged to have him in its fold.

Mr. Rajeev Sharma, General Manager (Projects-I)

Mr. Rajeev Sharma, an Engineering graduate, has a rich hands-on experience of over thirty eight years in the field of hydro projects, from giant organisations like BHEL, L & T etc. He is looking after the Operations of Hydro Magus.

Mr. Rajeev has great planning skills that have enabled him to successfully accomplish the erection and commissioning of large capacity hydro power project ranging up to 250 MW. Having worked in association with Russian & British professionals of the field, he has imbibed in himself the respect for Quality & adherence to the project schedules. He is highly motivated and team spirited individual with passion for learning and has capabilities to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Mr. R.S. Shrivastava, Manager (Field Operations)

An accomplished professional in the areas of Construction & Renovation of hydro projects, Sh. R.S. Shrivastava is rendering his services to Hydro Magus after his long career with BHEL for 36 years. He is a great asset to the company by virtue of his being an expert in NDT Testing.

Sh. P.K. Malik, Consultant

Sh. Prafulla Malik is a highly experienced professional in the areas of Construction Management, Project Management, Renovation and O&M of Hydro Power Plants having constructed large projects like Doyang, Upper Indravati, Ranganadi, Birsingpur, etc. etc.

Mr. L. P. Sharma, Consultant

Having spent his complete career in BHEL, Sh. Sharma possesses a great expertise in the field of Vibration Analysis, Acoustic & Dynamic Balancing and is looking after the technical aspects of company’s sites in operation.

Sh. R. K. Malhotra, Consultant

Having served his long career with BHEL with an expertise in the field of Construction, Testing and commissioning of major power projects of thermal & hydro while rendering his 37 years long career in BHEL wherefrom he has retired from the position of General Manager.

Sh. G. C. Chhabra, Consultant

An expert in Construction of power projects and also the Electrical systems of power plants has spent his long career in BHEL.

Sh. S. K. Sharma, Consultant

Retired from BHEL after serving his long career, is bringing in a very rich experience in the area of Erection, testing and commissioning of Hydro-generators. He has been instrumental in construction of hydro projects at Chibro, Khodri, Baira Suil, Maneri Bhali stage-I. Upper Kolab, Bargi, Kateshwar, etc.

Sh. B. S. Chonkar, Consultant

Highly experienced professional in the area of Non-Destructive Testing of all levels including intricate Radiography testing of power projects having dedicated his entire career spanning over 36 years in BHEL.

Sh. Peetambar Das, Consultant

An accomplished professional in the areas of construction, Operation & Maintenance, R&M, etc. of Hydro Projects having served several organisations including BHEL and NEEPCO. Retired in the capacity of Executive Director from NEEPCO.