Key Management

Vinod Gaan


Vinod has over 40 years of experience in entrepreneurship and business management. He has worked with Candy Filters India Ltd, global pioneers in water treatment for 2 years and then with Steel Authority of India Ltd for 7 years.

He is BTech in Chemical Engineering & a fellow member of Institute of Engineers India and Indian Water Works Association.

Abhijeet Gaan

Director & CEO

Abhijeet brings to the company a professional management experience owing to his past stints with Colgate Palmolive and Accenture Business consulting. He has strong operational and project management skills and is able to control, direct, motivate and support multidiscipline workforces at all levels.

Abhijeet has completed his engineering in Computer science from BITS Pilani and MBA in Marketing from SPJain, Mumbai. He is an active member of the Indian Water Works Association.

Nikhil Gaan

Director Operations

Nikhil is a strong program and project management professional with skills in Product Development, Research, and Development (R&D) and Renewable Energy. He has 16+ years experience large corporations in electrical and electronic manufacturers including GE, GE Energy, Areva T&D and Crompton Greaves.
His work in this field has led to the filing of several patents in the electrical and electronic domain.
He has a Masters degree in Electrical engineering from NIT Nagpur

Avijit Choudhary

VP (Business Development)

Avijit has 13 years of experience in water industry across sectors such as waste water, ZLD , STP, ETP, Community STP, Community Drinking water plants. Prioir to joining RIte Water, he has worked with Aditya Birla Group.

He has an MBA in marketing and bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering.

Board Members

Dhara Bhuta

Dhara is a Chartered Accountant and Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.) with diversified experience in tax and regulatory aspects of corporate restructuring, transactions & mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining SIDBI Venture, Dhara had worked with Big 4 accounting firms for over 3 years. She has hands on experience in the field of corporate taxation, accounts, finance & audit.

RV Dilip Kumar

Dilip is the CFO of SVCL and has been with SVCL since its inception in 1999 and was part of the core team which had set up SIDBI Ventures, SIDBI Trustee Company, and NFSIT. He represents SVCL on the Boards of some portfolio companies, where he has played an active role in building up systems and processes.

Prior to joining SVCL, Dilip was with SIDBI for nearly 8 years with experience in credit appraisal, accounts and audit functions. He is a Post Graduate in Commerce and Economics, AICWA, CS (Inter), PGDBA and CAIIB.