Board of Directors

Mr. Yancharla Rathnakara Nagaraja – Managing Director

Mr. Y.R. Nagaraja holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering from Karnataka University and has over 37 years of experience in Civil, Industrial and Environmental Infrastructure.

He has started his career in the Year 1984 with Public Works Department in the State of Karnataka and thereafter worked with Mandanlal Steels Limited and Navega Engineers Private Limited. He has to his credit the successful implementation of a number of civil and environmental infrastructure projects.

He has expertise in design, detailed engineering, costing, execution and commissioning of water, industrial wastewater and sewage treatment plants, roads, industrial sheds & buildings, specialized structures (M.S. buildings). He has toured extensively in the country and abroad to gain first hand experience and exposure on various aspects related to environmental issues and civil construction activities.

He has participated and conducted several seminars and symposia. He has also attended several training courses and is a member of the Environmental Auditors Registration Association (EARA). He is also member of IAEM, Institute of Engineers and Institute of Public Health Engineers Association.

He was involved in the design and execution of aero-bridge project for Hyderabad International Airport. Under his leadership the company was awarded the Hyderabad Waste Management Project (HWMP) on BOO basis which is the first of its kind in the country. He was a co-designer of the first major Hazardous waste landfill facility in our country. Designed and set-up wastewater and sewage treatment plants with UASBR as a unit operation.


Mr. Polimetla Ravi Prasad Whole-time Director

Mr. Ravi Prasad is a B. Tech Graduate in Civil Engineering from Acharya Nagarjuna University and Post Graduate in Environmental Engineering & Management from Andhra University. He is also a competent certified Project Management Professional.

He has over 22+ years of rich and varied experience in the field of Civil, Industrial and Environmental Infrastructure. He brings with him good knowledge of Project Management, Planning and Costing, Project and Contract Management. He has been associated with Ramky Infrastructure Limited since 2003 and is presently designated as Head – Operations of the Company. Prior to joining Ramky, he has worked with GMR Group and Soma Enterprises Limited.

Dr. A.G. Ravindranath Reddy Non-Executive Director

Dr. A. G. Ravindranath Reddy is a Fellow Company Secretary, a Post Graduate in Commerce and a Graduate in Law. He is a Corporate Consultant for the past 28 years, specializing in corporate laws, economic laws, foreign exchange laws, corporate restructuring, etc. He believes in ‘learning beyond law’ and was awarded with a Ph.D. in Management on topic – ‘Role of Shareholders in Corporate Governance’.

He practiced as an Advocate in Criminal Courts for the initial 2 years of his career. Post that, he had also worked in senior management levels in various companies for 6 years. He possesses hands-on experience in legal and court proceedings, handling public issues, coordinating amalgamation proceedings, advising on IBC matters, negotiating and drafting various agreements and implementation and compliance of corporate governanceny Secretary in advising various companies for 15 years and a Corporate Consultant on various Economic Laws. He has handled many public issues as Advisor under SEBI guide lines and coordinated entire Merger & Amalgamation proceedings for more than 15 corporate.


Dr. Ravi Kumar Reddy Somavarapu Independent Director

Dr. Ravi Kumar Reddy Somavarapu is a Chartered Accountant and Business Advisory Consultant. He consults for many businesses, especially emerging enterprises. Ravi, for over 3 decades, is associated with RK Reddy & Associates, a Hyderabad based professional boutique firm focused on providing strategic management, finance, tax and regulatory advisory services. He currently is the Managing Partner of the firm. Dr. Ravi has wide experience in the areas of financial and management consultancy and had travelled extensively many countries as a member of various business delegations and for negotiating several joint ventures and collaborations. Dr. Ravi currently serves on the Boards of few corporates as an Independent Director.

Dr. Ravi is passionate about rural empowerment and has been actively associated for over a decade with Rural Economic and Educational Development Society – REEDS, a non-profit organization working towards enhancing the quality of life of rural communities playing an active role in various National Development Missions. Recognizing Ravi’s efforts towards rural empowerment and skills development, American Sentinel University, Denver, Colorado, USA awarded him with an Honorary Doctorate in 2015.

Mr. Murahari Reddy Velpula Independent Director

Mr. V. Murahari Reddy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Honors) from S.V. University, Tirupati.

He has over 56 years of total work experience during which he has worked in various positions in Roads & Buildings Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh and has retired as Engineer-in-Chief (R&B).

He also worked as Commissioner, Commissionerate of Tenders Govt. of A.P. He was the Managing Director of the Andhra Pradesh Road Development Corporation. He is consultant to various State Governments and the World Bank in relation to Road Development Projects. He is also serving as an Arbitrator on behalf of NHAI and other State Governments. He is presently a visiting faculty at various institutes including the National Institute for Training of Highway Engineers and ASCI.

Dr. Peddibhotla Gangadhara Sastry Independent Director

Dr. P. G. Sastry holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Honours) and a Masters in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur as well as a Doctorate in Engineering from Technical University, Dresden, Germany and Post-Doctoral Research in Berlin and Hanover in Germany.

He has over 59 years of extensive and varied work experience and has the distinction of holding the following positions :


§ Chairman, Environmental Appraisal Committee for River Valley Projects, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India. Cleared irrigation Projects in different states of India with a command area of about 2 million hectares and Hydropower Projects having an installed capacity of 20,000 MW.

§ Visiting Professor, Ohio State University, USA

§ Training Specialist, World Bank Hydrology Project, 1996.

§ Director-General, Walamtari (Twice), Irrigation and Command area Development Department, Andhra Pradesh during 1985-86 and 1993-95.

§ Director N.I.T. Warangal during 1990-92.

He has been awarded the following:

1. “Alexander Von Humboldt Post-Doctoral Fellowship” on Global Competition, Germany,1970 & 71.

2. Best paper in ‘Environmental Engineering’, Institution of Engineers (India), during 1978-79 and also in 1979-80.

3. ‘Hem Prabha – S.N.Gupta Best Paper Award In Hydrology’, Institution of Engineers (India), 1990-91.

4. ‘Professional Expertise Award in Engineering’, Vishwabharathi Academy, 1998.

5. ‘Paryavarana Praveena’, Title conferred by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, 2005.

6. ‘Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya Special Award’, Government of AP and Institution of Engineers (India), 2005.

7. ‘Sir Arthur Co Tton Award’, Jandhyala Charitable Trust, 2006.

8. ‘Professor Par Excellence’, Title conferred by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, 2006.

9. ‘Padmabhushan Dr. K.L. Rao Special Award’, AP Government and Institution of Engineers (India), 2007.

10. ‘Engineering Educator Life Time Achievement Award’, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), 2008.

11. Honorary Doctorate (D.Sc.) Acharya Nagarjuna University, 2009.

Mrs. Allam Rama Devi Independent Director

Ms. Allam Rama Devi is a Commerce Graduate from Nagarjuna University.

She has wide and rich experience of about 13 + years in the field of Human Resource Management, Finance & Accounts.

She is also on the Board of various other companies in the capacity of Independent Director.

Mrs. Mahpara Ali Nominee Director

Mrs. Mahpara Ali is a rank holder from the Bangalore University, having completed her BA (Hons) and MA from there. She also holds a Diploma in Foreign Exchange from IIB and is an MBTI Professional.

She retired as Chief General Manager from the State Bank of India, after having spent over 38 years in varied managerial positions in the Bank. Her assignments covered foreign exchange business, credit, retail banking and training.

She is recognised as a capable administrator and a woman of substance. As General Manager & then Chief General Manager in charge of Karnataka, she had comprehensive charge of the functioning of SBI and the distinction of taking it to the first position in every business parameter in one of the most competitive markets in the country.

As the first Head of the Strategic Training Unit of SBI, responsible for the training of its 3,00,000 manpower, she revamped the training system, bringing cohesion into a distributed system, standardising content, ensuring database management, ushering in e learning and modern training methodologies and skillsets.

Mrs. Mahpara Ali has an abiding interest in education, particularly for the underprivileged. Post retirement from SBI, she is associated with several educational institutions. Prominent among them is the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE),which imparts management education, the Princess Durru Shehvar Group of Educational Institutions, which runs two schools and two colleges with a focus on the backward and underprivileged girl child, and NHWAT, which also runs educational institutions in the fields of school education, nursing, para medical and skill development programmes for women.

She is also currently a Board Member of Deccan Cements Ltd. and APMAS, an NGO engaged with capacity building of women groups and empowerment of rural communities.