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Mr. Challa Rajendra Prasad
Mr. Challa Rajendra Prasad is an Engineer-Technocrat-Entrepreneur having more than 25 years of industrial experience and more than 25 years of experience in International Coffee Industry. CCL Products (formerly known as M/s. Continental Coffee Ltd.) was promoted by Mr. Prasad in 1995.
Mr. Prasad is reckoned as a Pioneer and First Entrepreneur in India to have placed Indian Soluble Coffee in the hard currency world markets.
Mr. Prasad was the Promoter Managing Director of Asian Coffee Ltd., set up in 1989, which was the first Indian non-multinational owned company engaged in the business of producing instant coffee. He was instrumental in Asian Coffee Ltd. achieving the distinction of being the first recipient of assistance in India from the Commonwealth Development Corporation, United Kingdom.
Mr. Prasad has been, in the past, also closely associated with two other coffee projects, one in Singapore and the other in Dunstable, UK.
In recognition of his eminence in the Coffee Industry, Mr. Prasad was appointed as a Member of the Coffee Board of India by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India for three consecutive terms from 1990 to 1999. He was also appointed as the Special Invitee to the Coffee Board of India in the year 2004. Mr. Prasad is currently a member of the Coffee Board of India.
Mr. Prasad also holds Directorship in several companies, engaged in diverse businesses.
Mr. Challa Srishant
Mr. C. Srishant is a lawyer by education, having graduated in Law from the National Academy of Legal Studies And Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad. He also holds a Diploma in Information Technology Laws from the Asian School of Cyber Laws.
He was awarded a gold medal in Corporate Law at the NALSAR, University of Law and was also Andhra Pradesh State topper and gold medalist in Mathematics prior to that.
Mr. C. Srishant has more than 10 years experience in the coffee industry alone and he also holds Directorships in several national and international companies across the world, engaged in diverse businesses ranging from manufacturing to construction and Information Technology.
Mr. Srishant is the Chairman of Risk Management Committee and member of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Vipin K Singal
Mr. Vipin K. Singal is a businessman by profession. He completed his Graduation in Agricultural Engineering from Punjab Agricultural University.
Mr. Singal heads the Delhi Express Travels Group, which is engaged in arranging international air tickets – business and leisure,
Mr. Singal is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Mr. K. Chandrahas
Kata Chandrahas studied M.Sc. (Physics) in India and MBA from the United Kingdom. He was selected for the Indian Revenue Service in 1976 and served the Income Tax Department at Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Allahabad and Nagpur in various positions until his retirement as the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Chennai in September, 2009.
He served as Under Secretary in the Finance Ministry, New Delhi during 1984-85 and as Personal Secretary to the Union Minister of State for Finance during 1985-88.
Mr. K. Chandrahas is the Chairman of Audit Committee and Member of Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Mr. Kode Durga Prasad
Sri Kode Durga Prasad is a Commerce Graduate, who joined Indian Police Service in 1981 in the undivided Andhra Pradesh Cadre. Later, on the division of the State in 2014, he was allotted to Telangana Cadre.
He served with distinction in various fields, such as Law and Order, Training, Provisioning, Anti-naxal operations, Vigilance in Energy Sector, Intelligence in the State Police and in VIP protection and Para Military Forces in the Central Government.
He served in several departments of the Government like Law and Order, State Intelligence, Anti Naxal operations, Training and Administration, Vigilance, Special protection Group and Central Reserve Police Force.
He was recognized with the:-
a) Indian police Medal for Meritorious Service – 2002.
b) Antrik Suraksha Seva Medal – 2002.
c) Presidents Police Medal for Distinguished Services – 2010.
d) S.P.G. Medal - 2014.
Presently he is serving as Advisor, Home Government of Andhra Pradesh for laying roads in interior Naxal affected agency areas and heading a Committee for advising Government on Inland Waterways in Andhra Pradesh.
Mr. K. K. Sarma
Mr. K. K. Sarma is a Commerce Graduate from Osmania University, having more than 30 years of experience in the fields of setting up of various projects and administration of Companies.
He played an active role in implementing and setting up an Instant Coffee Manufacturing Unit for Asian Coffee Ltd, in Andhra Pradesh. He also served as General Manager, Administration of CCL Products (India) Ltd. for a period of more than 20 years, prior to his retirement. He was also actively involved in the administration and management of all the CCL Group Companies during his tenure.
Mr. K.K. Sarma is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Mr. B. Mohan Krishna
Mr. B. Mohan Krishna is a Civil Engineer from JNTU, Hyderabad with more than 10 years of varied experience in the field of implementation of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Projects. He is acquainted with the latest technological innovations in the field of Civil Engineering and Building Materials
Mr. B. Mohan Krishna is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Mr. G. V. Krishna Rau
Mr. G.V. Krishna Rau, did his Masters in Geology from Osmania University, Hyderabad and worked in Geological Survey of India for 4 years from 1978 and joined the Karnataka cadre of I.A.S. In 1982. Being the member of Indian Administrative Services served at the Top Management levels of the Organizations and held various responsible positions in the Government of Karnataka and several Public Sector Undertakings, including:
- Deputy Commissioner of Dharwad District
- Chief Secretary of Bellary Zilla Panchayat
- Director Social Welfare
- Commissioner Food and Civil Supplies
- Commissioner Health and Family Welfare
- Executive Director JSYS
- CMD Mysore Paper Mills
- Principal Secretary to Governor of Karnataka
- Principal Secretary Cooperation Department
- Additional Chief Secretary and Development Commissioner cum Agriculture Production Commissioner in Karnataka
- Land and Development Officer under the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, New Delhi
- Chairman Coffee Board, Bangalore under the Ministry of Industries and Commerce, Government of India
Mr. G.V. Krishna Rau is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Ms. Kulsoom Noor Saifullah
Ms. Kulsoom Noor Saifullah Born in Delhi in 1956, completed her high school education with a GCE "O" levels from London University. She went on to study BA ( English Honours) at the prestigious LSR College, New Delhi. As an entrepreneur exporter she has exported leather products to both East and West Europe.
In 1998, she established UCC India, an International Trade and investment Consultancy, mentoring foreign multinationals wishing to invest in India.
In 1999, she was appointed as advisor and sole representative of the Donetsk Regional Administration, Government of Ukraine in India. During her tenure she has facilitated large scale multi million dollar investments in both India and Ukraine.
She was also principal advisor in India to Xstrata Plc ( one of the largest mining groups in the world)as also other well known clients in the mining and infrastructure sector.
She has been actively involved in social welfare projects. Together with the well known journalist Swaminathan Aiyar, she established the Small Farmers Development Foundation in 1992 and became its first President. The Foundation worked in the arid Mewat region of Haryana introducing dry land farming in the region and organizing drinking water to local villages which had only brackish water unfit for human consumption.
In 2010, she retired from active professional assignments to co found The India Harmony Foundation together with her husband, Mr Zafar Saifullah who shared the firm belief that true economic development could only take place in India if social justice and harmony prevailed in the country.
She designs and edits the Foundation's in house journal " India Harmony" which is circulated to all Chief Ministers, Governors and Members of Parliament in India.
Ms. Kulsoom Noor Saifullah is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Ms. Shantha Prasad Challa
Ms. Shantha Prasad Challa has done masters in Anthropology from Delhi University. She is one of the Promoters of the Company and had been on the Board of the Company upto 18th July, 2005.
She has been actively involved with various social causes and has been part of great philanthropic efforts both on a personal level and as part of the Pranic Healing Foundation.
Ms. Shantha Prasad Challa is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Dr. Lanka Krishnanand
Dr. Lanka Krishnanand is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal. He has done B Tech in Mechanical engineering from VRSEC, Vijayawada, Nagarjuna University, M. Tech in Industrial engineering from NIT, Calicut, Calicut University and Ph. D in Automatic Feature Recognition from NIT, Warangal, Kakatiya University.
He has written several articles which were published in International Journal of Supply Chain Inventory Management, Procedia Engineering, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India). He has attended several national and international conferences.
Dr. Lanka Krishnanand has undertaken several projects and few of them are Development of Feature based CAD/CAM with reference of Machining Processes & Evaluation of Sculptured Surfaces, Development of Networked Digital Library as an online learning resource etc.
Dr. Lanka Krishnanand is the Member of the Audit, Stakeholders Relationship, Nomination and Remuneration, Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committees of the Company.
Mr. Kosaraju Veerayya Chowdary
Kosaraju Veerayya Chowdary has done his graduation in Mathematics from Loyola
College Chennai in the year 1973 and Post Graduation in Mathematics from IIT, Chennai
in the year 1975.
He started his career as a probationary officer in Andhra Bank from 1976 to 1978. He
later joined Indian Revenue Service in September, 1978 through Civil Services
Examination of 1977.
On deputation, he went to the Department of Revenue as Under Secretary during 1985-
87 and to the Department of Company Affairs as Deputy Secretary from 1987 to 1989.
He was Secretary to the Company Law Board for about one and half years and held
several Executive Positions until he retired as Chairman of CBDT on 31 st October, 2014.
On Superannuation, he was appointed as an Advisor to the Department of The Revenue
on issues relating to black money.
He was appointed as the Central Vigilance Commissioner from June, 2015 to June, 2019
by a warrant issued by The President of India.
He is a Member on the Advisory Board of Comptroller and Auditor General of India. He
was elected as a Member of The Executive Committee of International Association of Anti