Heads of Departments

Mr. Pramod Y. Thakar
Billing & Coordination - Chief Architectural Engineer and Associate
As one of the longest serving member of NDPL, Pramod Y. Thakar is also the unofficial historian of the company. After having worked through every department in the organization, he is a repository for information about the company. As the chief co-ordinator, he can get the various departments working together as a symphony. A skillful mediator he knows how to circumvent unnecessary road blocks and keep the project on schedule, every time. An avid socialite, he loves interacting with people from all walks-of- life. Extremely fond of sports he still loves to play cricket.

Mr. Sandesh Kanpile
B.E Civil
Chief Engineer
As Chief Engineer and as head of the engineering division, Mr. Sandesh, with over 20 years' experience is responsible for the speed, and quality of construction at all our sites.

Armed with a BE in Civil Engineering, Sandesh opted for his first love - the construction industry. In a short span, he started his ascent, rising to be the Chief Engineer.

As the chief technology driver, he was responsible for the indigenization of Alu-Form works. All the technology initiatives at Naiknavare, are implemented, under his stewardship. Spare time finds him in front of the television set, catching up with the latest cricket fixtures.

Mr. Vishal Thorat
BE Electrical
Manager Electrical
This livewire engineer could teach the regulatory bodies a few things about energy savings. In charge of all the electrical works at all the sites, Vishal is responsible for all liaison work with MSEDCL.

A firm believer in energy savings, he has managed to install retrofits that have resulted in major savings. Always on the lookout for new technology, Vishal has managed to introduce a host of new fitments at various projects. A wildlife enthusiast, he specializes in catching poisonous snakes that have strayed into living spaces. He nurtures an ambition of catching the most prized catch – a King Cobra.

Mrs. Rajashree Swami Gajbhar
BCS ,SQL certification and SAP FICO
As the head of IT/Systems department, Mrs.Rajashree carrying 19 years of experience. She make sure for the smooth information exchange between various departments by developing integrity in ERP and manual systems . Responsible for preparation of system flow within organization for audit and security with help of ERP and different systems implemented. Responsible for total IT setup of the organization.

Mr. Ram Kadam
MBA-HR, MA in Economics and DCM
DGM – HR & Admin
He has completed his MBA-HR, MA in Economics and DCM. He brings along a rich experience of 18 years. He was associated with Now Realty, Pegasus Properties, Paranjape Schemes etc.

As a HR Manager he strikes the right balance between the old and the new. As the HR, his personal goal is to convert the HR department from a cost center to a profit center.

Mr. Shankar Khetawat
Land & SRA - Estate Manager and Associate
The oldest employee of the company, Mr. Khetawat holds the prime portfolio of 'Land and Acquisitions Department' at Naiknavare. With over 23 years of experience in land dealings, he is an encyclopedia on land and acquisition matters. Soft spoken and always ready to help Mr. Khetawat is the driver of the numerous Slum Rehabilitation projects of the company.

With a personal CSR agenda that many do not know, Mr Khetawat has helped many slum inhabitants in educating their children.

Mr. Amogh A Kelkar
B.Com (Marketing), GDC&A
Sales - Sr. General Manager
Heading sales and marketing department. Having more than 19 years of experience in Sales and Marketing. Accomplished and results-driven sales professional with a consistent record in developing profitable revenue streams and capitalizing on growth opportunities. Excellent interpersonal skills, hence very successful in coordinating and resulting in maintaining cordial relations between staff and clients and enhancing company’s client centric image. Played strategic roles in business expansion of products in industries like real estate and financial institutions. Recognized for driving large volumes of business and enhancing organizational growth and profitability. Appreciated by organizations for persistent efforts in increasing customer distribution and retail channels in very challenging environments. Recognized for leadership that won brand rankings and product rankings in stiff markets

Mrs. Prachi Vaibhav Gosavi
Legal - Manager
A one time Civil Service Aspirant, Prachi is a Law graduate from the University of Kolhapur and Master of laws in business laws from Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune. Inspite of her hectic work schedule she still finds time to pursue her academic interests to keep abreast of the latest developments in the legal field.

With her drafting and contract negotiating skills, she is responsible for all the legal documentation of the company. Every legal document that crosses her desk is thoroughly scrutinised and bears her approval. An excellent lawyer at ease, even in the presence of Senior Counsels, Prachi is best at litigation management.

Prachi spends her spare time listening to music and loves spending time at home with her family.

Mrs. Aruna Mahesh Sawant
B.E. Civil Engineering
Chief Liasioning Officer
Aruna has the unenviable task of liasoning with Govt Offices, Maintaining data and relations with government officials, rules and regulations of the state. Getting the project sanctioned from the relevant government authorities like the Municipal Corporation,Collector Office, Dist. Office, Town Planning & Urban Development Dept. (Mantralaya) SRA & CIDCO. Her Legal & Technical Skills plays an important role in the development of the organisation. By no means an ordinary task, this is something which she has done for 20 years.

Her quest for knowledge never ceases. Having managed to earn a BE Civil whilst working shows her commitment towards self improvement. If there is one thing which Aruna loves besides learning is travelling to exotic locations.

Mrs. Ajita Sharma
Mrs. Ajita Sharma brings with her two decades of rich experience in all divisions of construction industry. A Civil Engineer with a good understanding and techno -commercial approach in all aspects of communication.

Bringing with her over 20 years of solid experience, Ajita is the go-to person for all things strategy and execution. She effectively binds micro-level analysis and macro-level judgement while being succinct. Having a diploma in civil engineering, she has been successful in exceeding expectations, more prominently in handling projects, concept selling and crisis management. A dynamic personality in her own right,

Ms. Krupali Subhashchandra Kadam
M.E. Structures
Principal Consultant of Structural Design
Krupali Kadam has built her career methodically just like the structures she has designed in a career spanning 16 years.

As a structural engineer Krupali is responsible for giving form to what the architect has visualized. She has more than a decade and a half of experience in analysis, design and detailing of several large residential & commercial projects. Having secured a Masters in Civil Engineering whilst working, she knows where to draw the line when it comes to execution of a design. During her tenure at Naiknavare, she has observed the construction industry from very close quarters albeit from a neutral perspective, which has provided her with an insight into the problems faced by all key stake holders in the construction industry. A brief stint with a MNC has given Krupali the added advantage of international exposure in the construction industry. An advocate of continuous education, Krupali keeps herself abreast with the latest in structural engineering by reading.

Mrs. Swati Ambre
BSC, BED, MDE, pursuing 2nd year for Masters in Environmental Science
Principal Dwarka School

Mrs. Swati Ambre is a dedicated educationist. Children are the prime focus of all her effort in work. She sincerely believes that real education lies way beyond books. As an army officers daughter she received her education at premier institutions all over the country. She graduated from the prestigious Fergusson College Pune and her academics did not end here. Over the years she has successfully pursued various courses and is currently pursuing a Masters in Environmental Science. Mrs. Ambre has been involved with Dwarka School since inception. With an eye for detail she managed to get the school CBSE affiliation with just one inspection. An administrator par excellence she is responsible for all the activities be it curriculum, administration, recruitment and training. Married to an army officer she has had the opportunity to travel far and wide. Travel has now become a second passion after reading. With her rich experience, multi-faceted personality and qualities she is sure to lead the school community with vision and dedication.