CW Awards 2018 – Hall of Fame – Vinayak Deshpande MD, Tata Projects
Since Deshpande took charge as MD in 2011, Tata Projects has doubled its turnover, and achieved all-round excellence in its business of industrial infrastructure. In 2014-15, he was instrumental in diversifying the company’s business in `Urban Infrastructure’ and ‘Civil & Environment sectors’, wherein the company won projects to build urban metro systems and high-rise buildings. In 2015-16 the company diversified in `Smart Cities’ subsequently winning an order for Smart Lighting in Pune City. In 2016-17, it bagged its first order for River Rejuvenation in Jaipur.
Today Tata Projects has an order book of about Rs 30,000 crore, and is poised for rapid growth.