Board of Directors

Vasant Subramanyan

Role:- Chairman and Director of Nirdhan
Nationality:- Indian
Age:- 53
Appointment Date:- Mr. Subramanyan was appointed a Director of Nirdhan in August 2011.
Career:- Mr. Subramanyan is Director and CEO of Last Peak, a full service Health Care Management and Building Group. He is a Serial entrepreneur, and has promoted a number of business entities providing services to various healthcare companies in the USA. He has also been a consultant in the info Tech space to technology ventures in the US which have seen the convergence of platforms in data, Voice and Picture capture. Mr. Subramanyan was an international corporate compliance & financial administration consultant and former multi-national, F200 consultant on cross-border trade statutory compliance, mergers and acquisitions.
Education:- Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law, Calcutta University.
Other:- Past President of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce,(Eastern Regional Council ) and Past President of TIE, Kolkata – a Not for Profit Organization, which advocates and promotes entrepreneurship.

Shourya Mandal

Role:- Director of Nirdhan
Nationality:- Indian
Age:- 51
Appointment Date:- Mr. Mandal was appointed a Director of Nirdhan in August 2011.
Career:- Mr. Mandal is a partner at the Indian law firm, Fox Mandal Little, based in Kolkata. He focuses on real estate law and has been named as one of the International Who’s Who foe Real Estate Lawyers.
Education:- Bsc (Honours) in Economics from Calcutta University and LLB (Law) From University of Bombay.
Other:- Former President of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce – Eastern Regional Council and chair of the Banking, Finance & Securities committee of the inter-pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

Amitabh Rai

Role:- Director of Nirdhan
Nationality:- Indian
Age:- 47
Appointment Date:- Mr. Rai was appointed a Director of Nirdhan in November 2012
Career:- Amitabh Rai started his career with The Oberoi Group in 1991 and his last assignment with them was as Vice President & General Manager of The Oberoi Grand in Calcutta. In 2009 he became an entrepreneur starting his first restaurant Sarson in Calcutta specializing in North Indian food. Sarson is today a brand in the market and has been voted amongst the best restaurants in Kolkata. Now his Company has two restaurants, a division handling catering and banqueting and a Quick Service Restaurant format called Roll Momo Roll.

Amitabh was Co-Chairman of the tourism committee of the state of West Bengal for 2005-06, on the board of the tourism and hospitality committee of the Confederation of Indian Industries for 2006-07.

He has also advised the Government of the province of Yunan, China to set up hotel schools and service oriented training centers.

Sundaresan Radhakrishnan

Role:- Director of Nirdhan
Nationality:- Indian
Age:- 66
Appointment Date:- Mr. Radhakrishnan was appointed a Director of Nirdhan in December 2013.
Career:- Mr. Radhakrishnan is President of TiE (The IndusEntrepreneurs), Kolkata and Chairman of ICTE subcommittee of CII, Eastern Region. He is also a non-executive Director of DESCON Ltd., a knowledge based Consultancy Company specializing in the field of IT, ITES, GIS, Power Engineering & Design and Consultancy Services. He worked previously as the Managing Director of DPSC Ltd.
Education:- Law degree and professional Company Secretary qualification from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
Other:- He is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Member of the All India Management Association. He was the President of The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kolkata, for two consecutive years 2007 and 2008, and was the Chairman of Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council, Government of India, New Delhi for last two years.

Rajlakshmi Syam

Role:- Director of Nirdhan
Nationality:- Indian
Age:- 48
Appointment Date:- Ms. Rajlakshmi Syam was appointed a Director of Nirdhan in January 2018.
Career:- Ms. Syam is an eminent pianist and a versatile fashion designer. She has also worked intensely as a Social and Human Rights activist. A major part of her proceeds from her cultural programs go to charity and community services. In recognition for her works and achievements in the various fields, Indian Postal Department (Govt. of India) has issued a Stamp in her name and honour, valid to be officially used all over India.

Education:- Masters in Business from The University of Queensland, Australia. Ms. Syam has also completed Tourism Management from The University of Queensland, Australia.

Krupakaran Satish David

Role:- Director of Nirdhan
Nationality:- Indian
Age:- 70
Appointment Date:- Mr. Krupakaran Satish David was appointed a Director of Nirdhan in June 2018.
Career:- Mr. David started his career in Advertising with J. Walter Thompson in 1968 and thereafter joined the Tea Industry in 1969 with Duncan Brothers and Co., was transferred to Head Office in Calcutta in 1984 and thereafter rose to head the Goodricke Group of Companies (part of Camellia PLC. UK) in 1999 Managing Director. Retired in January, 2008 and continued as Corporate Advisor to the Group till December 2010.

Education:- Bachelor of Science from the University of Nagpur, Maharashtra.

Other:- Mr. David was also a Trustee of Future Hope, VANNI and a Trustee of the East India Charitable Trust for a number of years. Currently involved with the Freemason and head the Eastern Zone as the District Grand Master, Bengal (appointed by H.H. the Duke of Kent).

Nupur Vaswani

Role:- Director of Nirdhan
Nationality:- Indian
Age:- 44
Appointment Date:- Ms. Vaswani was appointed a Director of Nirdhan in June 2018.
Career:- Ms. Vaswani started her career in 1997 as a Chartered Accountancy Articled Trainee and went on to work as a Senior Accounts Manager at Wesman Thermal Engineering Processes Pvt. Ltd. She handled multiple functions in accounts and finance departments, including derivation of cash flow statements, stock statements, reconciliation of bank statements, depreciation calculations and finalization of accounts.

Education:- Ms. Vaswani is a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accontants, Kolkata.

Other:- Ms. Vaswani also worked in several other reputed companies like DPIL, Warren Tea Limited, S.N. Chakrabotry & Co. and Messrs. G.K. Basu & Co. all of which have given her immense experience and expertise in the field of accounts.