Speaker Hanmant GAIKWAD
Mr. Hanmantrao R. Gaikwad is founder chairman of BVG India Ltd, India's largest integrated services company and flagship of Bharat Vikas Group. Started with 8 people in 1997 with motive of creating employment opportunities for rural youth, now BVG has crossed mark of 35,000+ employees across the country. Bharat Vikas Group has businesses spanning facility management, horticulture, land development, engineering, electrical infrastructure projects, municipal waste management, waste to energy generation, renewable energy, sugar manufacturing sectors etc.
BVG has recently started implementing Maharashtra Emergency Medical Services project in association with UK Specialist Ambulance Services, London.
Mr. Gaikwad, born on 21st Oct 1972, is from a farmer family of a small village Rahimatpur in Satara District. He has inherited and preserved old ascetic values of simplicity and honesty from his family. While studying in adverse economic
conditionas, he formed a society Bharat Vikas Pratisthan in 1993 to do something different for our great nation. Under BVP, he raised fund to help poor students for their eduction. While working in Tata Motors after his engineering, he requested management for job opportunities for unemployed youth from his village. TATA Motors was kind enough & gave him opportunity in Housekeeping with 8 people contract in 1997. Because of good quality services, hard work and commitment, employee strength went up to 200 people shortly. Soon Mr. Gaikwad left Tata motors to start full-time business in the name BVG INDIA LTD, with TATA Motors as its first client. Sincere efforts over a decade helped increasing client list to 350, which includes eminent government properties like Rashtrapati Bhawan, Hon. Prime Minister's House Office, Hyderabad House, Parliament House, Parliament House Library, Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi High Court etc. Some other prominent clients are Safdurjung Hospital, Indian Railways, Bharat Electronics Ltd, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, ONGC, Mantralaya – Mumbai, TATA Motors, VW, G.E. Power Controls, I.T.C.- across country, Bajaj Auto Ltd., Mahindra and Mahindra, Swami Ramdeoji's Maharaja Patanjali Yogpeeth Haridwar etc.
BVG has had 3 rounds of investors funding till now and at present 3i, one of the largest Private Equity firms in Europe has invested in BVG India Ltd after due diligence through McKinsey & Co.
- SATURDAY CLUB GLOBALT RUST BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD 2012
Saturday Club is an organization with global presence, which works for mentoring and networking of entrepreneurs. This award was given by the hands of Mr. Tanksale, Chairman, Central Bank of India.
- LOKMAT MAHARASHT RIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2011
Lokmat Group recognizes work of few eminent Maharashtrian personalities from various sectors of society and rewards them. In 2011, this award was presented to Mr. Gaikwad by the hands of then Hon. President of India, Smt. Pratibhatai Patil.
- VOCATIONAL E XCELLENCE AWARD 2010
Rotary Club of Bombay North presented this award of ‘Outstanding Entrepreneur' by the hands of Hon. Smt. Rajashree Birla.
- VOCATIONAL E XCELLENCE AWARD 2010
Rotary Club of District Pune presented this award of ‘Outstanding Entrepreneur' by the hands Rotary District(Pune) Governor.
-SHIKHAR MAHARASHTRA 2007
Recognizing contribution of Mr. Gaikwad to the Maharshtrian industry, Saraswat Bank Co-Operative Bank Ltd. presented this award by the hands of Shri Praful Patel, Shri Prithviraj Chavan.
- MORAYA GOSAV I SOCIAL WORK AWARD 2006
Morya Gosawi Chinchwad Ganpati Deosthan presented this award by hands of Swami Swaroopanand ji.
- MARATHI UDYOJAK AWARD 2006
Marathi Udyojak Samiti awarded this award by the hands of Shri. Eknath Thakur (MP, Lok Sabha) for extra ordinary contribution as an entrepreneur by Mr. Gaikwad at young age.
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