Pramod Kumar: Leading The Success Journey With Expertise & Leadership In The Services Industry

Pramod Kumar: Leading The Success Journey With Expertise & Leadership In The Services Industry

Pramod Kumar: Leading The Success Journey With Expertise & Leadership In The Services Industry

Pramod Kumar, Director, ASA Bhanu Technical Services, 0

Technology plays a pivotal role in augmenting the effectiveness of systems, products, and services. It enables seamless process monitoring, optimized data flow, and efficient administration of contacts and employee records. This heightened operational efficiency results in cost reduction and empowers enterprises to undergo rapid expansion. Established in 1995, Asa Bhanu Technical Services(ABTS) is devoted to providing technology-intensive solutions and services. With a corporate headquarters in Hyderabad, India, ABTS also operates branch offices in Bangalore and international offices in Japan and Bangladesh. Throughout the last 25 years, ABTS has delivered engineering and software services to its esteemed clientele. Pramod Kumar, the Director of Asa Bhanu Technical Services, is a seasoned expert in the industry, pioneering the company's growth with his profound expertise in the technology sector, serving as a guiding force for its triumphant journey.

During a special interview, Pramod Kumar revealed how under his guidance, the organization has been actively shaping a brighter future.

Can you provide a brief summary of your professional background, experiences, and the driving force that motivates your daily routine?
I am an electrical engineer from a reputable college in Bangalore. Throughout my career, I have garnered extensive experience in various companies including Multi-Nationals, specializing in the Services sector, particularly within the power industry. Over the span of over 40 years, I have diligently honed my skills, gaining invaluable insights into the intricacies of this domain. Since 2018 I Have embarked on an exciting new phase of my professional journey, as I eagerly embrace a role in a company that focuses on transportation, design engineering and software services. This field captivates me with its dynamic challenges and cutting-edge technologies, and I am thrilled to contribute my expertise and passion to drive impactful innovations in this industry.

How would you define Asa Bhanu Technical Services as an organization and its current position in the market?
Asa Bhanu Technical Services (ABTS) was established in 1995 with a clear objective: to provide support to a large Japanese Corporation, in the realms of power stations, substations, and propulsion systems. Our journey has been marked by continuous growth and expansion. In addition to our initial services, we ventured into software development for factory automation and EPC of substations. The name 'Asa Bhanu' was thoughtfully chosen to represent our aspirations - combining the Japanese word for 'Morning' with the Sanskrit word for 'Sun'. Our portfolio showcases substantial projects in Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Nagpur, Ahmadabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Kanpur and Dhaka Metros. Our dedication to quality and security is validated by our ISO 9000 and 27000 certifications. Recently, we achieved the prestigious IRIS certification, a significant milestone as ABTS is the first services company in India for Services in Rolling Stock, in India's railway-related sector. This recognition solidifies our position as a leading organization offering innovative solutions.

Share with us your core product and service offerings, and elaborate on the unique benefits and enhancements that customers can anticipate from choosing your solutions.
Our aspiration is to establish ourselves as a prominent design and services company, offering a wide range of specialized services in the Power, Rail Transportation, and software sectors. Our journey began with services in Substation design and Propulsion system testing & commissioning, and now we have expanded to provide electrical design solutions for Geo Thermal plants, gas engine-based power plants, and the renewable energy sector. In the transportation domain, our services now encompass Rolling stock maintenance, telecommunication, Train depot Machinery & Plant maintenance, and O&M of metro substations. Additionally, in the software field, we offer expertise in embedded solutions, ERP, and AI, ML & IoT applications. Our commitment is to deliver cost effective solutions without compromising on quality and efficiency, ensuring reduced down times, ontime delivery, instant support, and valuable insights to enhance concepts based on our past experiences.

In a rapidly changing world, leaders face complex decisions due to evolving technology & stakeholder expectations, making decision-making crucial

Share the toughest challenges encountered in your journey so far, how you over came them, and the lessons learned.
Throughout my extensive 40+ years of service, spanning various locations in India and abroad, I've confronted a myriad of tough challenges alongside colleagues and subordinates. Among these persistent challenges, the intricate balance between pricing strategies, maintaining company profitability, and meeting ever-evolving customer expectations stands as an ongoing trial, particularly in the face of losing orders to competitors. Engaging with clients and cultivating a robust network has proven essential in this intricate dance of commerce, enriching not only professional connections but also market insights. The onset of the pandemic showcased our adaptability as we seamlessly transitioned to remote work and online engineering, underscoring the power of innovation. Nevertheless, the most formidable adversary remains the taste of defeat when orders slip through our fingers. This bitter experience fuels introspection, pushing us to refine offerings and optimize processes. Upon reflection, I acknowledge that these challenges have woven an experiential tapestry, crafting an inspiring legacy for future generations professional journeys.

Where do you see yourself heading in the future?
The driving force behind our journey is our purpose, defining why Asa Bhanu Technical Services exists and guiding us towards making a meaningful impact. Our purpose is to be a preferred partner, providing exceptional value to our customers, employees, and stake holders with dedication, passion, and professionalism. To achieve this, we foster an open and innovative organizational culture, where all individuals can contribute ideas that are integrated into the system and nurtured collectively. This approach ensures that knowledge and data are accessible to everyone, creating an environment for a thriving company and empowered employees.

Pramod Kumar, Director, ASA Bhanu Technical Services
With more than 40 years of experience in the Services Industry, Pramod Kumar is an Electrical Engineer specializing in Services Management, Organizational Development, Operation & Maintenance, Strategy Development, and Process Development. He has worked with renowned Organizations such as ACC, Wartsila and MAN Diesel & Turbo, handling responsibilities across India, the Middle East, and South Asia before joining ABTS.