BOG Members (2015 - 2016)


Mr. A. Ramachandar Raju
MTech(Energy Systems) and MBA(Sales Management)
Into Business of sales of products in HVAC Field comprising Thermal/Acoustic Insulations, Fans, Heat Recovery Wheels, ADP’s etc.
Actively contributing in society Activities from 2007.
Past President of ASHRAE Deccan Chapter and President elect of ISHRAE Deccan Chapter


Mr.Satish Bollareddy

Satish Kumar Bollareddy - Zonal Chair Programs (South 2017-19) HVAC Engineer having 23 years of experience and Managing Director of Comfortline Aircon Pvt Ltd., Active member in ISHRAE, ASHRAE and Served various positions in both societies, right from CWC member to Treasurer, Secretary, President elect and President for IDC in the year 2015-16.

In ASHRAE served as BOG member, Secretary, Treasure, Vice President, President elect and President for the year 2016-17
Views: Firstly congratulations for both ISRAE and ASHRAE DECCAN Chapters to architect ring the program on Health care which is very much needed for current trends and taking the theme as SAFE and GREEN. The topics and experienced faculty views are very much useful for Health care industry as users and service providers. I wish grand success of the 1st edition of SAFE and GREEN program and wish to grow as National Program.


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 25 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.


Mr Sandeep Galhotra
Qualification: B.E Mechanical 1994 Profile: Managing Director Company : M/s Radiant Air Systems Pvt Ltd. Hyderabad, Manufacturing Factory Fabricated Insulated and Non~Insulated Ducting Systems and other HVAC Products.
Experience: Over 19 years of hands on experience in the field of product development , process design and operations various industries .i.e Steel, Automobile & HVAC & R
Active and Contributing member of ISHRAE Deccan Chapter - since 2009 CWC TEAM – Initial 2 Years Consecutive 3 Years as Treasurer - Year 11~12 , 12~13 & 13~14 Committee Member & Faculty - IIE Hyderabad - 3 Years 2. ASHRAE Deccan Chapter – Since 2011 Historian – 11~12 & 12~13 CTTC – 13~14


Mr. Chakradhar Majety
Mr. Chakradhar Majety is the Managing Director and Founder of Dhanush EnggServices India Pvt. Ltd. Chakradhar played a pivotal role in the 14 years by skilling 15,000 MEP Professionals at MEP Centre in 8 locations.
He trained and placed many students in Corporate world, and is a well-known corporate trainer for both Engineering colleges and Corporate in MEP Industry. He has provided Corporate Trainings for companies like ETA, Design Matrix, ISRO, TATA Housing to name a few.
Dhanush EnggServices India Pvt. Ltd is the Only & 1st Approved Training Partner of NSDC in MEP Sector. The organization is working towards achieving the target of developing 10, 00,000 MEP Professionals by 2025.
Association with Societies, ASHRAE (14 years), ISHRAE (11 Years ), IPA , ISLE, FSAI and IGBC.

Immediate Past President

Mr.N Chandra Sekhar
Mr. ChandrasekarB.E., - Mechanical from REC Calicut and M.Tech from IIT Kanpur. Certified Energy Auditor from Bureau of Energy efficiency of India. Over 35 years of experience in HVAC Field having worked with top companies like Voltas, Carrier in India and with Multinationals in Middle East – Dubai, Bahrain and Oman
Active & prominent Serving Member of various Societies ISHRAE & ASHRAE ISHRAE technical committee member year 2017-18 He has been serving the ASHRAE Headquarters USA in various working committee.

Chair - GGAC

Mr.N Chandra Sekhar
PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT CADSYS (INDIA) LIMITED Qualifications Bachelor of Engineering (VNIT, Nagpur affiliated to Nagpur University) Member - ASHRAE Experience 38 Years in Design, Engineering, Implementation and Project Management of large MEP & ICT projects world over. Heading a 1000 + staff Engineering Consulting Firm based out of Hyderabad with operations in India, USA, UK, Australia and Middle East. Affiliations to Professional Associations Member ASHRAE President – (2014-15) – ASHRAE Deccan Chapter President Elect (2013-14) – ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Past – Chairman, Technology Transfer Committee, ASHRAE, Deccan Chapter Past – Chairman, Grassroots Governmental Activities Committee, ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Current– BOG Member ASHRAE (Deccan Chapter ) Member, Contamination Control Society of India (Affiliated to International Contamination Control Society, USA) Life Member, Institution of Plant Engineers, India Member, CIBSE-ASHRAE Group, UK


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 2012-2015.
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
Member HVAC Handbook Applications subcommittee 2015-2019
Member Indoor Environmental Quality Alliance Adhoc Committee 2015-2016.
ASHRAE Deccan Chapter Office bearer till date from inception.

Chair-Membership Promotion

Mr Srikanth Papineni

SREEKANTH PAPINENI is the Managing director of RS Air Conditioners Hyderabad PVT. LTD. having 13 yrs experience in HVAC industry in Marketing and execution of projects, serving the society as President elect of Deccan Chapter and Mentor of Vijayawada Sub-Chapter in the current year Rs air conditioners Hyderabad pvt ltd is Authorized Sales & Service Dealers for Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric.

Membership Chair of ASHRAE Deccan Chapter from 2013.

Chair-Student Activity

Mr Mohammed Asif Basha
He has been an active member in serving this society, with and without heading the chairs, since 1999. He is serving the society as a Refrigeration chair. He was a Program Chair and also a Mentor for Vijayawada Sub-chapter.
He is also an active member in ASHRAE, serving as a Student and Refrigeration Chair. He is an active member in other Societies like CCSI and FSI.
For livelihood, owns an organization by name IAQ Solutions LLP from the year 2010, after having an experience of 20 years in HVAC &R and Clean rooms.
Basically he is a Mechanical Engineer from Osmania University.

Chapter Historian & Chair- Honors and Awards

Mr P Kondal Rao
B Tech (Mechanical Engg) from REC, Warangal 1986
Has been working with Voltas Limited for the last 27 years in various positions in South, East and North Zones . Currently responsible for business operations of Voltas,South Zone.
Has successfully executed some of the largest MEP Projects in India viz Godrej Waterside, Kolkata International Airport, Tata Medical Center etc
Was the Convener for the inaugural RACON-2006, the annual technical seminar conducted by ISHRAE, Kolkata Chapter. Also worked on organizing committee of COMFEX-2007
Served as President of ISHRAE, Kolkata Chapter and Regional Director(East) of ISHRAE HQ. Subchapter at Bhubaneswar and chapter at Ranchi were started during his tenure.
He is a PMP( Project Management Professional), an accreditation awarded by PMI(Project Management Institute)USA.

Board of Governors

Mr K Leela Prasad
ENGINEERS,  since July 1988
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  30 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 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
Present Vice Chair of IEEE – IAS/PES/PELS Joint Chapter, Hyderabad
Present Chairman of IPA (Indian Plumbing Association) Hyderabad Chapter
Member of Institution of Fire Engineers (UK), recognized by Engg.c ouncil of UK.
Past President of FSAI-Hyderabad chapter & present national Chair- Training, Learning & Development

Board of Governors

Mr A Damodar
Graduate in Electrical Engineering with over 24 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.
Student Chair – ASHRAE Deccan Chapter for the year 2014-2015

Board of Governors

Mr P Rana Prathap
MBA and working as Senior Manager in HVAC engg systems pvt ltd
11 years experience is sales, procurement and operations in HVAC Industry.

Board of Governors

Mr R Sundararajan
Mr.Sundararajan did his Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics 87-91 Engineering from Annamalai University , Chidambaram Tamil NaduCurrently working with Airmech Engineers as General Manager – operation In HyderabadAround 25 years’ experience in HVAC Sales, Design, Planning and Execution.
I have started my career as GET and grown to a level of General Manager – Hyderabad Operations.

I have worked with a leading HVAC Consultant in Chennai 5 years, Deputy Manager - Planning & Projects in ETA Engineering P Ltd heading the planning Department with three Draftsman and two Engineers reporting to me, in M/s ABB Limited – MCBS Division as Manager projects with 6 Engineers and 10 supervisor in ETA Pune with 30 People working as separate business unit Turn over Rupees 30 crore in Hyderabad Heading projects and planning with 60 crore Turn over , Presently in Hyderabad Heading operations in AirmechContribution to Society-Associated with ISHRAE from past Four years, Member since 2014

Past Designations in IDC: • 2017- 2018- Membership Chair • 2016- 2017- Treasurer • 2015- 2016- Advocacy Chair • 2014- 2015- Marketing Chair

Board of Governors

Mr R Murali
Profile: Managing Director
Company: M/s VENTURA AIR PRODUCTS Pvt Ltd. Hyderabad, Manufacturing Factory HVAC Products.
Experience:  Over 30 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
  • PRESIDENT - Year 05 -06
2. ASHRAE Deccan Chapter – Since 2011
  • GGAC CHAIR 2014 -15
Office bearer of ASHRAE Deccan Chapter from Inception
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