A passionate entrepreneur, Chandra has built many businesses from ground up growing these to leadership positions in their respective industries. Starting out in life after his graduation in Civil Engineering as a site engineer, Chandra steered his family infrastructure business and grew the business multi-fold within a decade executing many landmark projects and setting the base for powering growth of the business. Spotting an opportunity in the area of energy management, he then launched Nsure into the fledging area of smart metering where the company is a pioneer. Chandra is driven by his passion to contribute in a positive manner to society transforming lives and communities for the better. It is this vision of transformation that motivated Nsure to enter the field of energy storage with advanced chemistries that would serve the needs of the nation and consumers in the future. It is this same vision that has guided strategic investments in allied areas of pack-building/ design and research into next generation technologies to keep Nsure at the forefront.
Chandra’s spirit of innovation and passion for excellence is a key driving force behind Nsure’s success and expansion.
Worked extensively across the infrastructure domain to structure the legacy of financing Infra with innovation. Mobilised funds for large projects ranging from Ultra Mega Power Plant, Surface Transportation, Clean Energy and Hospitality domain. During his career span of 16 years, he had worked with large corporates like HDFC Bank, IFIN, ITNL and gained expertise in Corporate & Project Finance. As CFO of Nsure Energy, he had established various processes within the firm resulting in strengthening of cashflow management, business alliances, mergers & acquisition and banking relationship.
Having over 32 years of diversified experience in Profit Centre Operations, Sales, Service Support and Distribution Management in Leadership Role with various MNCs as well as Large Corporates ranging from Gujarat Ambuja Cement, Canon, HCL-HP, Base Corporation, Southern Batteries & Firefly Batteries. Interacting with EPCs, OEMs, for creating a platform for inducting Advanced Lead Acid and Lithium Technologies. Managed and motivating the large workforce to drive the organizational growth deliver their best to customer satisfaction. Proven skills in expanding the distribution networks and thereby achieving deeper market penetration and increasing revenues.
Worked across the manufacturing domains comprises of advance technology driven products varying from smart meters to sensors for real time monitoring systems. Built expertise with more than 18 years in engineering project implementation of complex projects involving multiple technologies while working with EDMI, Singapore (subsidiary of OSAKI, Japan). Instrumental in setting up Intelligent Transportation System while working with an affiliate of EFKON, Austria. Spearheaded the implementation of more than 1 lakh Smart Prepaid meters in Nsure Energy and successfully completed the O&M of Bangalore utility.
Mechanical Engineer with Overall industry experience of more than 30 years in production planning, operations & maintenance, engineering services, executing projects in battery manufacturing sector such as instrumental in manufacturing India’s first VRLA batteries both industrial and small ranges VRLA batteries. His career evolved and nurtured in battery industry while working with Exide, Amara Raja, AMCO, Microtex, Aegan and Okaya, building an enriched expertise of managing the Operation of large industrial facilities in leadership roles. Expertise in implementing Operational Excellence initiatives with QMS, EMS, ISMS, TPM, TQM, 5S, KANBAN techniques and visual management.
Engineering Graduate from REC, Trichy with MS in information Technology from Bharathidasan University, Trichy and Advanced Management Programme from IIM-B with more than 30 years of working experience with Corporates like Reliance Industries, Aircel Ltd, Ericsson India, Alcatel Lucent & ITI Ltd.
Instrumental in setting up many Green Field Wireless Telecom Projects including project related to Indian Army Border Area Communication Network. Developed Roadmap for Lithium-ion Project Pilot plant in ITI Ltd, Bengaluru in association with ARCI Chennai. Strategically propagated the Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System utilities in telecom sector.
Nimbal has more than 30 years of experience in Electrical Automation and Energy Management. In his 2 decades plus stint with Exide Industry, he had implemented numerous effective processes to enhance energy management, implemented Li protocol based Energy storage system along with implementing Solar Projects . Worked on the trail version of installation of Li-cell pack solution for 3-4 wheeler vehicles of Tata Motors, KPIT Cummins, Mahindra, Maini & Maruti. Built expertise in integrating plant server with different electrical processes for achieving maximum capacity utilisation in production.