GK Power Transmission Company Pvt Ltd is one of the leading Transformer Explosion & Fire Prevention Solution provider for oil filled transfomers and Turnkey Solutions for EHV Transmission Lines and substation from 132KV to 400KV.
GK Power is focused on building competent team of engineers and technocrats to undertake Erection, Testing, Comissioning and Overhauling of all substation equipments of reputed make and EHV Lines up to 400KV. GK Power has also executed EPC contract for 132KV, 220KV & 400KV substations as well as transmission lines for SEBs, MES, PGCIL and various Central / State Government / Private organizations since 1993.
Transformer Explosion & Fire Prevention is the latest development in GK Power. GK Power major strength lies in the areas of understanding requirements of power utilities and providing world-class technology solutions on diverse platforms to address the same. GK Power has realized the need for Transformer Explosion & Fire Prevention Solution for Indian market and associated with SERGI, who is the pioneer and global leader in providing Transformer Explosion & Fire Prevention solutions.
GK Power has a manufacturing unit in five star industrial area in Butibori, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation near Nagpur (Maharashtra, India) to Design, Manufacture and Testing Transformer Explosion & Fire Prevention System under the brand name of GK5000. Which is a robust product, could be fitted with new and existing transformers of EHV Grade capacity up to 500MVA. Besides the standard product GK Power offers SERGI make Transformer Protector (TP), which is a customised solution with proven technology for higher rating and critical transformers. TP has been installed and operated successfully in various power utilities globally.
Ever since its inception, GK Power has had a steady growth, extending critical support to valued customers. GK Power has the competitive strategy orientation, “Commitment to Deliver” and share the responsibilities as per schedule. GK Power believes in providing varied, customised, quality services to the power utilities, hence developed long-term relationships with the valued customer.
The major areas of operations of GK Power are divided into two categories, viz. EPC projects and Transformer Explosion & Fire Prevention Solutions. GK Power has established association with global leaders in energy sector such as SERGI, ABB, Siemens, Schneider etc.
Since its inception GK Power has honored for its skills in EPC Projects and Operation Maintenance of EHV Substations and Transmission Lines up to 400KV. GK Power its own comprehensive traning policy so as to keep its professionals well updated with latest technologies & technics. GK Power is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, having well established quality processes and methodologies focusing to deliver cost effective solutions.
GK Power has adequate Tools & Plants, Machinery along with huge infrastructure under one roof to manage medium to large projects on diverse scenarios.
GK Power has all-rounded experience, coupled with high quality infrastructure to deliver on time, providing strength to the team with a unique competitive advantage which translates into cost effective assured delivery with minimum slippage of project schedules.
GK Power moving towards as an active partner in "Make in India" initiative to offer state-of-the-art technology nationally / internationally.
Gk Power is head quartered in Nagpur. Nagpur popularly known, as Orange city of India is also known as the second capital of Maharashtra. It is the third largest city by population, of Maharashtra. The city is located in the north eastern part of Maharashtra and India's geometrical centre, the "zero mile" lies within the city.
Proximity to Mumbai, the commercial capital of the country, has made Nagpur a favorite destination for commercial activities. Nagpur airport is set to become the country's first national air cargo hub. MIHAN - Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur is the biggest economical development project currently underway in India in terms of investment and spread over an area of 4354 Hectares.
Nagpur is very well connected with major cities in India. It is equidistant from all major metros like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata located apart by approx 1000km and is within 24hours reach by rail or road. The major highway NH-6 connecting to Mumbai-Kolkata and NH-7 connecting to Delhi -Hyderabad passes through the city. The east-west and north-south corridor of golden quadrilateral also passes through the city making it directly accessible to virtually every city in India. There are international flights from Nagpur to UK and USA and domestic flights connect directly to major cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Goa, Indore and Bangalore.
In future with elimination of central sales tax (CST), most companies would prefer to consolidate number of warehouses in India. Major industries like apparel, 3PL, consumer durables and auto spares would want to set up national distribution center (NDC) close to India’s geometric centre for serving entire India. Other industries like retail, FMCG and pharmaceutical will have demand for regional distribution centre (RDC) to serve local markets. Nagpur becomes obvious choice for serving local markets or entire India due to its strategic location. This would lead to growing logistics activity in Nagpur and the city will emerge as the country's most important logistics centre.
Mr. Gopalkrishnan known as GK founded GK Power in 1993. At GK Power, GK continues to be the key driver of growth strategies for transmission sector. He has accumulated 22 years of power sector experience and is well versed in industry fundamentals. With focus on Technology and Project Management, he has very unique perspectives on providing highly effective solutions to the power transmission sector.
Mr. Gopalkrishnan is also educated in the evolution of the transmission technology business. Having worked in power transmission for long time, he has gained a unique perspective on Power Sector.
His expertise lies in the areas of Delivery Management, managing a portfolio of Projects, Estimating, Planning, Scope Control, Schedule & Cost Management, Resource Management & Rampup, Team Management, Risk Management & Control, Vendor Management, Quality Management, Service Management, Account Management, Review Work Packages, Strategic Management, Cost Benefit Analysis, Differential Pricing, Status Reporting, Budgeting, Solution Delivery and Support.
He has overall 37 years of experience in the field of power sector in different areas of operations like design, planning, engineering, erection and commissioning of large thermal power stations of Mahagenco. Prior to becoming ‘President (projects & System Development) in ‘G.K. Power’, Wasudeo Aswar was full time Director on the Board of ‘Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MahaTransco) and worked as Director (Projects) till 2011. During his tenure as director projects he was instrumental in planning and executing a massive transmission infrastructure plan worth Rs. 6000 crores in 11th five year plan. He was also Non-Executive Chairman on the Board of Jaigad Power Transmission Co Ltd, (a JV between MSETCL and JSW Energy Limited). He is also taking care of project management consultancy in the file of EHV transmission sector.
He is an Electrical Engineer with distinction from Nagpur University. He is ‘Fellow of Institution of Engineers’, ‘Fellow of Institution of Valuers’ and is designated as ‘Professional Engineer’ & ‘Chartered Engineer’.
Wasudeo Aswar started his career in 1971 with B&C Department of Government of Maharashtra and thereafter joined MahaGenco (Erstwhile MSEB) as Graduate Engineer Trainee in July 1971. He rose to the position of Chief Engineer and was responsible for O&M of Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Plant. He became Executive Director (Projects) in MahaGenco in April 2006 and continued in this position till his retirement in July 2007.
Wasudeo Aswar was appointed as full time Director (Projects) on the Board of MSETCL in March 2008 and he continued as Director (Projects) for a period of 3 years till March 3, 2011. He is associated with M/s Virtuous Energy Pvt Ltd- a Project Management Consulting company in EHV Transmission field in the capacity of Director since Aug 2011.
Wasudeo Aswar with his long and illustrious career with MahaGenco and MahaTransco, has an extensive experience in Planning, Design, Engineering, Implementation and O&M of large power generation and transmission projects.
During his tenure as CE of Chandrapur Thermal Power Project, his focus areas were operational and performance improvement of the generation assets like availability, heat rate, PLF, including other key performance areas like HR, environment, safety and occupational health.
During the assignment as Director (Projects) on the Board of MSETCL, he was instrumental in conceptualization, planning and development of massive transmission network to take care of large thermal capacity addition in the state of Maharashtra to be implemented in 11th & 12th Five Year Plan.
He has got to his credit, number of articles and papers related to power generation and allied issues, read and published in Indian & International conferences and seminars.
Electrical Engineer with rich experience in Project Management, Construction Management, Site Supervision, Quality Control .Safety Management And Testing And Commissioning. He has worked with PDCIL for more than 35 years in various positions and retired as AGM.
Project Manager - consultancy services to Bhutan Govt. on 400 KV D/C Transmission line (Punasangchi 1- Sankush, D/C , 2 double circuit line of 115 Km each), awarded to POWERGRID Ltd, India.
Project Manager, Consultancy services to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, on behalf of Sigma Power Engineering Consultants (a joint venture of POWERGRID and SIGMA enterprises, POWERGRID being the technical partner) on 400 KV Transmission system.
He is being appointed as CEO of the GK Power, responsible for successful operation of company to achieve its business goals.
He has started his career in 1980 as JE in MSETCL and worked in various capacities in his 34 years of tenure with MSETCL, he has retired from MSETCL in the year of 2014 as an Executive Engineer.
Experience of Operation and maintenance at 66KV S/s B’Puri 220KV S/S Bhandara, 220KV s/s Gadchandur& 400KV GCR Chandrapur -2.
Testing Experience at various EHV S/s up to 400kv (Up to 400 KV , Commissioning of EHV Relay and Control Panel Testing ), Meter Testing, Fault Finding, Trouble Shooting, short circuit studies, Relay Time Co-ordination etc.
He is working as DGM operation, responsible for all the technical aspect of Transformer Explosion & Fire Prevention System including design, engineering, production, installation and commissioning.
Ms. Asha is a Management graduate and looking after the business activities since over 15 years. Her expertise remains in financial matters which include financial planning, cost control and managing the business operations.
She is also responsible for strategic management and business planning. Being the head of finance she has established the accounting processes and rules for the finance department. She has also developed the operating procedures, internal control systems and MIS for the Company.
Mr. Nandkumar has joined recently to manage Marketing & Business Development activities. He has 20+ years of experience in Marketing & Business Development. In this role, he is responsible for enhancing Gkpower's business, to include, positioning, promotion across geographies and business units.
He is also responsible for managing and growing client relationships and for shaping go-to-market strategies for new products and services.
He has 17 years of experience in business development for IT and consulting services. Which include 12+ years of international business development handling EU, ME, APAC & US. His key strength is in driving new business through strategic partnerships, account management and team management. He has worked with leading Indian IT companies at various positions like Director Marketing, VP – Consulting Services, GM Sales etc.
Mr. Nandkumar has completed his MBA with specialisation in Marketing & Finance. Also holds diploma in Business Management, Marketing Management and Information Technology from a reputed Institute in India.
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