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Dr. Prasenjit Bakshi: A Visionary Leader Driving Innovation In The Furniture Industry

Dr. Prasenjit Bakshi: A Visionary Leader Driving Innovation In The Furniture Industry

Dr. Prasenjit Bakshi,     CEO

Dr. Prasenjit Bakshi


In the furniture industry and market in India, there are several notable leaders who have established a strong presence and reputation.With an impressive professional background and extensive experience in the furniture industry, Dr. Prasenjit Bakshi, CEO, Rajdhani Crafts has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the company. As CEO of Rajdhani Crafts Industries, Dr. Prasenjit Bakshi leads the company with a focus on continuous growth, client satisfaction, and adherence to industry standards. With his strong leadership skills, industry knowledge, and dedication to excellence, he plays a crucial role in driving the company's success in the competitive furniture manufacturing market. Let’s read more about him in this interview snippet.

Throw some light on your professional journey so far.
After completing my education at South Point High School in Kolkata and earning a B.E. degree from Jadavpur University, I started my professional journey as a Computer Engineer. I obtained a CNE certification and met Roberto, an Italian Furniture Designer, who invited me to join his company in Jodhpur, India. This marked a turning point in my career, as I became an Operation Manager in Jodhpur a prominent hub for furniture industries. I ventured into international marketing to promote Indian Handmade Furniture and received positive responses from Europe and America.

Later, I joined a UK-based company as a General Manager for Sourcing, which led me to travel extensively across Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, and India for 12 years. During this time, I pursued an MBA and a PhD from a renowned US business school. However, personal family matters brought me back to India, where I had the opportunity to meet Sudhir Agarwal, the CMD, and Samir Agarwal, the Co-Founder of Rajdhani Crafts Industries.

Impressed by their factory and Sudhir Agarwal's vision, I was offered the role of Chief Executive Officer. Since then, with the support and cooperation of the entire team,
including management and senior executives, I have successfully carried out my responsibilities as the CEO of the company.

Could you define Rajdhani Crafts as an organization and its position in the market?
Rajdhani Crafts Industries is a renowned organization in the furniture manufacturing industry, known for their high quality products and commitment to innovation. They operate four factories in Jaipur with comprehensive in house manufacturing facilities for wood, wood veneer, and metal products. With a production capacity of 600 containers per month, Rajdhani Crafts Industries is a leading player in the furniture manufacturing market, recognized for their quality products, efficient manufacturing, and adherence to industry standards.

In the upcoming years, I envision the continuous growth and expansion of the company

As the CEO, what are the factors you take into account when developing effective corporate growth strategies?
As the CEO, my primary responsibility is to ensure that the company progresses in the right direction and achieves exponential growth. When developing effective corporate growth strategies, I consider several crucial factors. Firstly, I prioritize collaborating with top-tier companies and talented teams to ensure the final product is highly appealing to buyers and free of any flaws. Additionally, I seek out reputable companies that offer competitive pricing and possess robust production capabilities. This ensures that orders are consistently delivered on time with the highest quality standards, fostering strong relationships with buyers and encouraging ongoing collaboration with our company. Ultimately, my focus as CEO is to maintain a trajectory of sustainable growth by prioritizing excellence in product development, strategic partnerships, and customer satisfaction.

How do you guide your team to take feed back from clients and to improve continuously?
As the CEO, I emphasize the importance of actively seeking feedback from clients and using it as a catalyst for continuous improvement. We view client feedback as an opportunity to refine our products and address any flaws. By embracing feedback and taking prompt action to redesign and perfect our offerings, we strive to ensure client satisfaction and drive
the success of our business.

Tell us about the leadership approach and what are the guidelines or methodologies you follow to lead your team?
I embrace an effective and efficient leadership approach, recognizing that true leadership involves creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels empowered to share their ideas. As the CEO, I view my position as more than just a title; my main focus is on ensuring 100 Percent client satisfaction. I strongly believe in the power of teamwork, understanding that no individual can achieve success alone. By fostering collaboration and valuing the contributions of each team member, we create a strong chain of efficiency that strives for perfection and delivers outstanding products to our clients.

Where do you see yourself headed towards the upcoming years? What is your future roadmap?
In the upcoming years,I envision the continuous growth and expansion of the company. Drawing from my 25 years of experience in this field, I have developed a strong understanding of what actions are appropriate at different stages. However, knowledge alone is not enough, as the industry constantly evolves with time. I am genuinely excited to witness how the market will further develop in the future.

Moreover, I aspire to see the individuals working with me achieve the same level of success and recognition that I have attained today. The younger generation is eager to learn and explore this industry, and it would bring me great joy to witness them being honored as some of the best CEOs in India in the future.

What would be your advice to budding industry leaders?
My advice to the budding entrepreneurs would be that things would be really rough at the start, things would be like a roller coaster as it would go up and down but never give up cuz there would be a shine of light, a little far away for sure but the longer it takes the more experienced the person gets and making them the masters at their field as well.

Dr. Prasenjit Bakshi, CEO, Rajdhani Crafts
Dr. Prasenjit embarked on his professional journey after completing his education at South Point High School in Kolkata and obtaining a B.E. degree from Jadavpur University. Driven by a passion for promoting Indian Handmade Furniture internationally, Dr. Bakshi seized the opportunity to meet Sudhir Agarwal, the CMD, and Samir Agarwal, the Co-Founder of Rajdhani Crafts Industries.

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