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Mr. Alluri Indra Kumar

Shri Alluri Indra Kumar is Managing Director of Avanti Feeds Limited.

Born in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh in 1962 in the family of agriculturists & industrialists, Mr.Indra Kumar obtained B.E. in Chemical Engineering from University of Bangalore

He started his career as General Manager of SRINIVASA CYSTINE LIMITED, which was engaged in manufacture and export of L-Cystine and other Amino Acids. After that, he was nominated as Executive Director with full responsibility of the company. His achievements are:

  • Best Exporter Award by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh for the year 1989 - 90

  • Award by Indo-German Chamber of Commerce for the "Outstanding Achievement in Indo-German Relations in 1991

  • Certificate of Merit given by Chemexcil "For Outstanding Performance" for the year 1992-93.

  • Best Exporter Award by Commerce & Export Promotion Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh for the year 1992-93.

  • Award by Council for Industrial & Trade Development "For Export Promotion of Manufacture of Non-Traditional Items" given by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Union Commerce Minister, Govt. of India in 1993.

  • "National Industrial Promotion Award for Best Exporters" by Council for Industrial & Trade Development given by Dr.Manmohan Singh, Hon'ble Finance Minister, Govt. of India for the year 1994-95.

  • "Navaratan Award for Best Export Performance" given by Dr.Shankar Dayal Sharma, H.E. The President of India in 1996

During the year 1992, he was inducted as Director in to the Board of Avanti Feeds Limited. He was appointed as Executive Director, with responsibility to look after the shrimp feed manufacture, processing and exporting of shrimp. In the year 2002, Mr.Alluri Indra Kumar took over as Managing Director.

Mr.Indra Kumar, with his varied experience is instrumental in development of shrimp culture and processing by bringing-in latest technology in feed manufacture and also development of value added shrimp products for exports, earning valuable foreign exchange to the country.

Mr. Indra Kumar enhanced Avanti's technical and marketing capabilities by bringing on board Thai Union Frozen Products PCL., Thailand, the world's largest seafood processors and also having Feed Mill and Prawn Hatchery in Thailand. Thai Union is closely associated with Avanti Feeds with equity participation, technical collaboration and marketing tie-up in India.

Mr.Indra Kumar has vast experience in foreign trade by virtue of his past and present involvement in import & export business. He has developed new customers in USA, Europe, South Africa for value added Indian marine products. He has created Brand image for 'AVANTI' brand shrimps. He is also instrumental in implementing traceability system effectively, which is assuming most important factory for sustaining / developing export market.

In recognition of the achievements, the following Awards were given to group companies by the Government and Other Agencies.

  • Best Exporter Peformance Award in the field of Aquaculture for the year 2001-02 given by Shri Ch.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

  • Best Exporter Peformance Award in the field of Aquaculture for the year 2002-03 given by Shri Ch.Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

Mr.Indra Kumar is co-founder of LAXAI-AVANTI Life-sciences Pvt. Ltd. The Company provides Integrated Drug R&D outsourcing platform with capabilities ranging from discovery to regulatory submissions backed by data management

Mr.Indra Kumar is Co-Promoter and Director of Patkari Power Pvt.Ltd., a 16 MW Hydro-electric power station located in Himachal Pradesh and "Srivathsa Power Projects Ltd.," 17.2 MW Gas based power station located in Sivakodu, East Godavari Dist.

Mr.Indra Kumar is also Governing Body member of Vignan Jyothi Educational Institutions, Hyderabad.

Mr.Indra Kumar is Chairman of AVR Trust. The Trust offers best quality education to thousands of poor and needy students through ABN & PRR College of Science located in Kovvur, West Godavari District.

Mr.Indra Kumar takes personal care of the "Home for the Aged" which was started by his mother Late Smt. Alluri Subhadra Devi under "Sowbhagya Durga Trust" in Kannapuram, West Godavari District. The inmates are provided shelter, food and medical care, completely free of cost, in a very pleasant and peaceful environment surrounded by the beautiful green gardens and flower beds. Temple of Goddess Sowbhagya Durga, the divine power is portrayed in this Campus.

Mr.C.Ramachandra Rao:

Mr.C. Ramachandra Rao is the Joint Managing Director and Company Secretary of AVANTI FEEDS LIMITED, CFO of LAXAI AVANTI Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., Director in Patkari Power Pvt.Ltd., Managing Director in Srivathsa Power Projects Ltd., Director in Sanjeev Agro-vet Pvt.Ltd., Director in Srinivasa Cystine Ltd.

Mr.C.Ramachandra Rao, aged 54 years is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Law Graduate, has vast experience of over 25 years in Government and public sector undertakings. He has been instrumental in start up and growth of Avanti Feeds Limited, a largest Aqua feeds manufacturing company in India.

As a member of the Strategy Team, he focuses on Avanti’s strategic partnership and growth initiatives. He guides the initiatives of Avanti Group. He plays a critical role in Avanti’s Finance Functions, particularly Resource Mobilisation, Framing up of financial policies, Mergers & Acquisitions and Investor Relations.

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