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ERGOS

The Marquee Board

Shri D K Mittal

Director and Chairman

Mr. Dinesh Kumar Mittal is a Director and Chairman on the Board of Ergos Business Solutions Private Limited.

Mr. Mittal is a former Gold Medalist Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of 1977 batch (UP cadre) and has served the Government of India in various capacities. Mr. Mittal has hands-on experience in Infrastructure, International Trade, Urban Development, Renewable Energy, Agriculture Development and Micro-Credit, Corporate Governance, Banking, Insurance, Pension and Finance.

He has held various key leadership positions in companies such as Pradeshiya Industrial and Investment Corporation of UP, UP Tyres and Tubes Ltd, UP Instruments Ltd, Land Development Corporation, Lucknow from 1986 to 1997 and IL&FS Infrastructure Development Corporation from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Mittal has also served as Secretary to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in 2011 and has also served as Director on the Boards of RBI, SBI, Exim Bank of India, LIC, IIFCL and IIFCL (UK) from 2011 to 2013. The Government of India appointed Mr. Mittal as the Joint Secretary from 1998-2004 and Additional Secretary from 2009-2011 to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry where he was responsible for Trade with NAFTA and Latin America, Facilitation and development of infrastructure for International Trade, Trade promotion through trade Missions of India, Special Economic Zones and Export Oriented Units Scheme and for overseeing international trade negotiations in WTO as Chief Negotiator of India. He last served as the Secretary, Department of Financial Services,Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

Mr. Mittal holds a Master's degree in physics with specialization in Electronics from University of Allahabad, India

Kishor Kumar Jha

CEO and Director


Prior to founding Ergos in early 2012, Kishor briefly worked at Barclays Bank Plc, in their Premier Banking Group. He worked with ACC Limited across the various functions based out of Motihari (Bihar) where he handled rural marketing. He  also worked with ICICI Bank and group, and Future group,  where he managed close to 100 crore portfolio on exchange traded agriculture commodity derivatives products in Bangalore.  A veteran in the field of agriculture, Mr Jha is from an agriculturist family in Madhubani district  in Bihar where he learned agriculture not by  only professional engagement, but its imbibed skill inculcated by generations and ancestors. Mr. Jha is responsible for providing overall direction and leading the company to achieve transformational growth. Known for his vast knowledge in the field of agriculture, Mr. Jha has more than a decade experience in running agriculture and farm related businesses like agri-financing, agri-procurement, commodity trading and warehousing. He has been closely involved with the agriculture movement and farmer communities in Bihar, and Karnataka. An expert in the commodities sector, he has been associated with leading Indian and global corporate in different roles for procurement, warehousing and stocking of agri-commodities. He has also been associated with leading Indian banks in retail banking.

He was the winner of the “Master Entrepreneurs- CNBC-South Zone” award by  CNBC in November 2014.

Kishor earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from PUMBA in 2003. He also earned a Bachelor in Physics from Magadh University. 

 

Praveen Kumar

COO and Director

Head- Farmer Relationship and Field Operation

Praveen has two decades of experience in building and scaling agriculture activity and  operations across various crop(Maize, Wheat, Paddy etc)  implements etc in Samastipur (Bihar). He has deep domain experience in agriculture and allied sectors. He is passionate about the social sector and has worked extensively advising and mentoring  farmers which help assist them right from input adviser to produce management in the same geography. His key strength is strategic thinking with farmers and landlord community in Bihar to uplift their livings through adapting the latest innovation in agriculture. He brings unique capabilities of having been an entrepreneur and worked across few MNC as well before joining Ergos as a key promoter. Praveen is Graduated from Delhi University and  Master in Computer Application from M D University and worked with multiple MNCs for more than 12 years and handled key responsibilities in the capacity of HR head. He is blessed with approx 110 acre of the most fertile agriculture land from his ancestor and all put together, his close and extended family holds few lacs acre most fertile land in Bihar.

 

Ajay Maniar

Observer and Mentor

Over 21 years of experience across rating agencies and banks in multiple roles within the risk domain with analytical exposure to a wide variety of industries and businesses. He started his career with Credit Analysis & Research Ltd (CARE) where he was involved in undertaking credit rating assignments on mid/large sized Indian companies. Thereafter he moved to Citibank, where he undertook diverse roles in credit risk, early warning and portfolio management for the commercial banking business. He was also closely involved in setting up an offshore unit for supporting Citi’s internal risk teams in North America and Western Europe. He is a chemical engineer and has done his Masters in Management Studies (MMS) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai, 1996. His diverse experience is a key to set up a risk mitigated business portfolio at Ergos to sustain with large scale business operation across the geography.

 

 

Prabhat N Singh

Mentor

Mr. Singh has over 35 years of experience working with various major Indian conglomerates like RPG , Hindalco , Aditya Birla with predominantly experience in the Sales and Marketing space. He holds a masters degree in Economics from the University of Gorakhpur. Mr Singh has been associated with Ergos in the capacity of a Director and very instrumental in mentorship and guidance to the Team Ergos.

 

The Team

Cluster Head- Kundan Kumar

Farmer Engagement

Kundan  brings in 15 years of hands one experience in agriculture activity. His passion to advise farmers in innovative cultivation and farming techniques helps both to bring change at ground to empower farmers for participation and inclusive growth. Kundan earns bachelor degree in Sciences from LNMU Darbhanga.

Sanjeev Kumar

Farmer Engagement & Technology

Sanjeev is compassionate to bring change in the ecosystem through  the producers and producers groups at Ergos. He earns Agri-MBA- from PUSA-Agri BU his ground connect and thorough knowledge of agri is the strength make farmer repeat users.

Cluster Head-Suresh Kumar

Farmer Engagement

Suresh is pioneer in farmer participation and engages extensively with stake holders to ensure the success of farmers in optimising its farm income though company's services at farm-gate.  He earns MBA-Marketing from LNM Management College-Patna. His hard work and learning acumen gives a unique experience to farmer.

Chandan Kaushik

Chief Manager- Business Head

A seasoned banker, more than 16 years of extensive banking experience and through client handling expertise across india's leading private sector banks helping Ergos to scale faster and building a strong team to strengthening the process and control while replicating across the geography. He earns BTech-Aeronautical Engineering

 

Indresh Kumar

Cluster Head- Farmer Engagement

Indresh is a seasoned professional on various domain in rural marketing and brings in more than 20 years experience to build strong farmer connect.

 

 

 

Anil Thakur

Farmer Relations 

Sree Anil Thakur, Previously associated with FCI for  more than 15 years, his strong rural connect in more than 300 villages in  Samastipur and nearby districts along with  lacs of farmers family relations is the key to replicate the model all across geography.

 

 

 

 

 

Raman Kumar

Accounts and SAP 

Raman has hands on experienced for more than 12 years in  Book Keeping, Bank reconciliation, Billing, Sale & Purchase entry, Attendance, Worker salary distribute, Estimate, Ridder Job Ticket, TDS etc.  He handles accounts and finance.

 

 

 

 

 

Sudheer Kumar Baitha

Warehouse Operation

Sudheer imbibes the true spirit of rural warehousing among farmers and never leave any stone unturned to make sure each grain is safe and preserved.

Komal Mishra

Account and System (SAP and Ergoslive)

Komal is very instrumental in nurturing good culture at Ergos and equip the team and client to build skill on accounts and system. 

 

 

 

 

CA Rajmani Jha

Manager- Finance

Mr Rajmani, takes care of fund management Taxation-Direct/Indirect, driving effective costs Control, operational excellence. Strategy, Planning, Operations, Commercial, Pricing, etc.  Mr Rajmani holds CA (Chartered Accountant) degree from 2018 batch.