Past BOG Members (2014-2015)

President

Mr.N Chandra Sekhar
Chandrasekhar has graduated from VNIT (formerly VRCE), Nagpur and is pursuing M.B.A. Has over 34 years of experience in design and engineering related to HVAC and MEP field. He had worked in India and overseas for long years and is currently based in Hyderabad since 2006. Chandrasekhar is Director and PRESIDENT, Engineering Business Group of CADSYS (INDIA) LIMITED, a leading International Consultancy organization, specializing in design and PMC related to MEP, IT, Telecom Engineering and GIS fields, having central design office in Hyderabad and technical offices in USA, UK, Middle East and Austral – Asia regions. Has worked previously in Voltas and various other leading International Consultancy and contracting firms overseas as their Regional Head.
CTTC Chair, ASHRAE Deccan Chapter– 2012 -13
President Elect, ASHRAE Deccan Chapter – 2013 -14
Life Member – Indian Institute of Plant Engineers, AP Chapter
ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Office bearer till date from inception.

President-Elect

Mr. A. Ramachandar Raju
M Tech in Energy Systems and MBA.
19 years sales experience in Direct Marketing, FMCG, Institutional and Industrial sales, all along with MNC’s.
9 years in HVAC Market and Presently working as Regional Sales Manager K-FLEX India Pvt Ltd, an Italian MNC and Global leader in thermal and acoustic insulations.
Founder Treasurer – ASHRAE Deccan Chapter and Society Office bearer till date from inception.
Program Chair & K-12 Chair – ISHRAE Deccan Chapter year 2012& 2011
K-12 Chair, Regional chair, South India – ISHRAE HQ 2012
CWC Member – ISHRAE Banglore chapter 2009

Vice-President

Mr.Satish Bollareddy
Qualification: Post Diploma in R & AC.
Profile: Director.
Company: JB HVAC Solutions
Experiance: 18 years in HVAC industry in Design, Marketing and execution.
ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Office bearer till date from inception.

Treasurer

Mr.B. Kalyanraman
Managing Partner & CEO, Sri Comfort Air Products & Services is an an accomplished leader in the Indian AC industry with a proven ability to develop and implement HVAC solutions. He has promoted M/s. Sri Comfort Air Products & Services, one of the largest and No.1 dealer for Daikin Air Conditioners in India. Sri Comforts has over a decade experience in designing, supplying and installing HVAC solutions (VRV system) for various leading business houses in south India.
  Mr. Kalyanaraman has over 24 years experience before founding Sri Comforts. Previously worked in Indian Railways, Voltas, EBM NADI. He holds Diplomas in R&A, Mechanical Engineering and Business Management. He was also trained and has attended several domestic and international programs and workshops on air conditioning, financial & risk management.  
Sri Comforts is a reputed member of ASHARE, ISHARE (Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers) and is awarded Platinum membership in Daikin MD Club.
ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Office bearer till date from inception.

Secretary

Mr Sandeep Galhotra
Qualification: B.E.- Mechanical --- 1994
Profile : Managing Director
Company: Radiant Air Systems Pvt Ltd – Hyderabad, Manufacturing Factory Fabricated Insulated and Non~Insulated Ducting Systems and other HVAC Products.
Experience : 18 yrs ---- In Process Design and Operations in various industries i.e Steel, Automobile & HVAC-R.
Active and Contributing member of
  • ISHRAE Deccan Chapter - since 2009
  • CWC TEAM MEMBER – Year 9~10 & 10~11
  • Treasurer - Year 11~12 , 12~13 & 13~14
  • Secretary – Year 14~15
  • Committee Member & Faculty - IIE Hyderabad – For Last 3 Years
2. ASHRAE Deccan Chapter – Since 2011
  • Historian – 11~12 & 12~13
  • Chair CTTC – 13~14
  • Secretary – Year 14~15
  • ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Office bearer till date from inception.

Immediate Past President

Mr R Murali
Qualification: B.SC MATHEMATICS HONORS
Profile: Managing Director
Company: M/s VENTURA AIR PRODUCTS Pvt Ltd. Hyderabad, Manufacturing Factory HVAC Products.
Experience:  Over 29 years of hands on experience in the field of product development, design and operations various industries and HVAC & R
  Active and Contributing member of
  • ISHRAE Deccan Chapter - since 1996
  • IIE CHAIRMAN FOR 6 YEARS
  • PRESIDENT - Year 05 -06
2. ASHRAE Deccan Chapter – Since 2011
  • PRESIDENT FOR THE YEAR 2013-14
  • GGAC CHAIR 2014 -15
Office bearer of ASHRAE Deccan Chapter from Inception

Chair - GGAC

Mr R Murali
Qualification: B.SC MATHEMATICS HONORS
Profile: Managing Director
Company: M/s VENTURA AIR PRODUCTS Pvt Ltd. Hyderabad, Manufacturing Factory HVAC Products.
Experience:  Over 29 years of hands on experience in the field of product development, design and operations various industries and HVAC & R
  Active and Contributing member of
  • ISHRAE Deccan Chapter - since 1996
  • IIE CHAIRMAN FOR 6 YEARS
  • PRESIDENT - Year 05 -06
2. ASHRAE Deccan Chapter – Since 2011
  • PRESIDENT FOR THE YEAR 2013-14
  • GGAC CHAIR 2014 -15
Office bearer of ASHRAE Deccan Chapter from Inception

Chair-CTTC

Mr T Ravi Kumar
BE graduate passed out in 1991.
A graduate Mechanical Engineer by qualification turned exclusively towards Cleanroom HVAC Industry. Working for last 16 years on Cleanrooms& Bio-Containments to excel the best. In past worked for various Cleanroom& HVAC Contracting companies, also worked with vaccine Biotech Industry. Currently Founder of “Cleanrooms Containments” a 4 yr young Contracting and designing company exclusively for Biotech and Pharma Industry. Serving, as CTTC for Deccan Chapter, wants to continue for one more year in the same position to bring out best DL Programs.

Chair-Research Promotion

Mr. N.S.Chandrasekhar
M. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur.
Certified Energy Auditor from Bureau of Energy Efficieny, India Has over 32 years of experience in HVAC field worked with top companies like Voltas, Carrier in India and with multinationals in Middle east – Dubai, Behran and Oman.
Presently Consultant& Certified Energy Auditor at GENEX CONSULTANTS and has been serving as chief consultant for the past 8 years in this city of Hyderabad.
Has served various societies in ISHRAE and ASHRAE
Regional director south 2 for the year since 2012.
President ISHRAE Deccan chapter for the year 2013-2014.
President ASHRAE Deccan Chapter for the year 2012-13.
Chairman, ISHRAE Institute of Excellence –ISHRAE Deccan Chapter
Member Marketing Committee, ISHRAE HQ
Member National Steering Committee, ACREX 2016
Presently elected as Member at ASHRAE Head quarters in below 2 committees
ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Office bearer till date from inception.

Chair-Membership Promotion

Mr Srikanth Papineni
Science Graduate from Osmania University and in HVAC Contracting business for the last 10 years.
Managing Director of RS Airconditioners Hyderabad Pvt Ltd
Authorized dealer of Hitachi and Mitsubishi
Presently serving as President Elect in ISHRAE Deccan Chapter
Served as Membership chair for ASHRAE Deccan Chapter from 2013 to 2014.

Chair-Student Activity

Mr A Damodar
Graduate in Electrical Engineering with over 23 years of experience in Indian and International market. He is currently working as Assistant General Manager with CADSYS (INDIA) LIMITED, a leading consultancy firm involved mostly in International projects. He is heading the MEP Design and Operations of Engineering Business Group of CADSYS.
Mr. Damodar is experienced and has expertise in Power and control systems, with a specific focus on PLC controls and instrumentation. He has been involved in design of many prestigious projects in commercial and Industrial segment in India and abroad. He has the distinction of having worked / handled projects from more than 12 countries apart from India.
Mr. Damodar is very passionate to Engineering field, is a constant learner and is ever willing to share technical knowledge.

Chapter Historian & Chair- Honors and Awards

Mr K Leela Prasad
B.E., ELECTRICAL FROM ANDHRA UNIVERSITY,
MEMBER OF INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS
FELLOW OF INSTITUTION OF VALUERS.
MEMBER IN INDIAN COUNCIL OF ARBITRATION.
MEMBER OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HEATING,
REFRIGERATION AND AIRCONDITIONING
ENGINEERS,  since July 1988
MEMBER OF BUREAU OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY
CONSERVATION AND SAFETY AUDIT.
Past National Chairman K-12 Ishrae HQ
President, Fire & Security Association of India,   Vizag Chapter.
Worked  For 12 years in Govt.Organisations. Practising as Consultant since 1983, ie.,Since  29 Years in Electrical , Refrigeration & Air-conditioning and All MEP services since 8 years.
ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Office bearer till date from inception.

Board of Governors

Mr Mohammed Asif Basha
BE Mechanical from Osmania University
Director at RAS Integrated Systems Pvt Ltd and having 23 years experience in HVAC Industry
Program Chair – ISHRAE Deccan Chapter years 2011.
Vijayawada Subchapter Mentor – ISHRAE Deccan Chapter year 2012

Board of Governors

Mr V Srinivas
M.Tech in “ Power systems with emphasis on High voltage engineering”
Worked for Dept. of Space, Govt. of India from 1985 to 1995 in planning of various ground Services for Space programs like PSLV, GSLV etc
CEO- Synergy Infra Consultants Pvt
Chartered Engineer; Certified Energy Auditor; Accredited professional-IGBC
Master Trainer – Energy Conservation Building Code of India
Member in professional Organizations like IEEE, ASHRAE, ISHRAE, ISLE, FSAI, IIPE, IPA
Member of Institution of Fire Engineers (UK), recognized by Engg.c ouncil of UK.
2015 © ASHRAE Deccan. All Rights Reserved.