ECO RRB INFRA PRIVATE LIMITED - Key Persons
- Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of Italy
Mr. Gianni Vernetti, Hon'ble Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of Italy on 6 July 2006 conferred the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' prestigious award "Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity" on Mr. Rakesh Bakshi at the residence of the then Ambassador of Italy at New Delhi.
Born in London, U.K. on 4 June 1958 Mr. Born in London, U.K. on 4 June 1958 Mr. Rakesh Bakshi at a very young age recognized the great potential that alternative sources of energy offered and so committed all his energy and resources towards developing them. Renewables play a significant role, especially in the context of the need for abating Global Warming and mitigating adverse Climate Change. Mr. Rakesh Bakshi has successfully promoted and implemented advanced climate friendly technologies past the demonstration phase, more particularly by converting renewable sources of energy into heat and power
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi is acknowledged as a pioneer in the field of non-conventional energy sources in India, having contributed extensively to harnessing and promoting renewables for everyday energy needs. In recognition of his immense contribution in the crucial area of alternate sources of energy, on the occasion of the Republic Day in 1991 the Government of India honoured Mr. Rakesh Bakshi with the Padma Shri, one of India's high civilian awards.
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi is also accredited with the setting up of Solchrome Private Limited - a pioneering Company in the field of Solar Thermal Energy. The Company was established in the year 1984. The Company is engaged in the manufacture of Black Continuously Plated Solchrome Solar Selective Coating Sheets, Black Continuously Plated Solchrome Solar Selectively Coated TIG/Ultrasonic Welded Fins and Tubes, Solchrome Flat Plate Solar Collectors and Solar Water Heating Systems at its factory in Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh, India. Aimed at import substitution and technology upgradation in the field of Solar Thermal Energy the Company, based on Canadian Technology, has produced and marketed hundreds of thousands of square metres of Black Continuously Plated Solchrome Solar Selective Coating Sheets. The same are widely used in the production of Flat Plate Solar Collectors manufactured in India. The Company's products are also exported to various countries. Solchrome Private Limited is an ISO 9001:2008 certified Company.
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi has presented numerous papers on various aspects dealing with Renewable Energy applications, technologies etc.
Conferred on Mr. Rakesh Bakshi by the President of India in 1991, for immense contribution in the crucial area of alternate sources of energy in India. The Padma Shri is one of India's high civilian awards.