Tara D Bhatt heads the overall City Services. He is entrusted with the overall responsibility of city administration and all the functions under the ambit of PCMA report to him. Mr. Bhatt has a combined experience of 31 Years, serving in the engineering department of the Indian Navy for 15 years and thereafter in the field of integrated property management.
He Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and Masters Diploma in Business Administration (Human Resources). He has been associated with Palava since 2011.
Ajay Dixit heads the Central services for Palava. He has been entrusted with the responsibilities of managing Smart City, Citizan Centre, MSEDCL Franchisee, Engineering, Commercial, Security & Hospitality for PALAVA.
Ajay brings with him 31 years of experience in electrical distribution network planning, MEP works for large townships and providing techno-commercial services.
Ajay holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Board of Technical Education, Maharashtra. He has been associated with Palava since 2015.
Amit is a seasoned Hospitality professional with 21 years of experience in leading luxury Hotel brands like ITC Hotels , Marriott’s , Shangri-La and Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces.
He has been assigned with the responsibility to steer an unparalleled living experience in Palava by raising the bar of excellence and infusing enhancement of services.
Amit comes with core competence in diverse Hospitality fields of Managing Hotel & Resorts , Strategic Systems, Pre-opening of Luxury Hotels , Food & Beverage Operations , Events Management, Facilities & Financial Management, Customer loyalty Programs & Customer engagement to list a few.
He specialized in Hotel Management from IHM Aurangabad ( Taj Group of Hotels) & is a Certified Hospitality Administrator from American Hotels and Motels Association (A.H.M.A).
Sandeep comes to us from Taj Bekal Resort & Spa, Kerala where he was working as Operations Manager. Earlier, Sandeep has worked with Aman Resorts, Novotel, and Oberoi among others.
Sandeep is a hospitality professional with over 16 years of experience in Food & Beverage and Hotel Operations.
He holds a Master of Business Administration (Hotel Management), XCEL Institute of Management, Hyderabad Bachelor of Hotel Administration and Catering Technology from Osmania University.
Keshar Giri heads the Lakeshore Greens neighborhood for Palava. He has been entrusted with the responsibilities of managing the overall administration of Lakeshore Greens neighborhood which will broadly include Power, Water & Civil Infrastructure management, Upkeep and Cleanliness, Horticulture, Safety and Security, Communication and Engagement with the residents, Financial Management and Information Technology infrastructure.
In addition, Keshar also heads the Mobility and Solid Waste Management verticals for entire Palava city. Keshar holds the Post Graduate degree in Hotel Management from IHM, Mumbai and Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.
Keshar has 18 years of experience in hotel and facility management and brings in perfect blend of local and international experience spanning across countries like USA and UAE. Keshar has been associated with Palava since Jul 2014.
Colonel Gaurav Chaturvedi (Retd) has joined as The Head Of Security Palava, from The Doon School, Dehradun where he was The Director Administrative Affairs responsible for end to end Administration of one of The best schools of India.
He has 28 yrs of experience out of which 3 years have been in the Corporate and 25 in the Indian Army Parachute Regiment. He has experience of organizing a Security Vertical in Adani Realty.
In the Army he has been a Special Forces Instructor served in The Kargil War, The Siachen glacier and The North East and Kashmir. He is an Expert in all matters Security, is a Martial Arts Expert with a Brown Belt in Karate, Level Three Krav Maga and a practitioner of Filipino Martial Art Pekiti Tersia Kali.
He is an ace Pistol Firer, a Trained Skydiver and a Scuba Diver and an avid adventurer. He has taken part in all military and Anti terrorist operations of the country since 1991. He has been decorated for bravery.
Mr. Nandkumar heads the Horticulture Services of Palava. He is responsible for designing, developing and nurturing the green areas for Palava and provide the citizens of Palava with best of Amenities and facilities such as cricket grounds, walkways gardens et al.
Nandkumar brings with him 25 years of rich experience in horticulture management.
He has completed his Bachelors of Science in Horticulture from Dr Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth and also holds a diploma in Landscape Design. He has been associated with Lodha for over 15 years.
Venkat heads the Citizen Centre vertical for Palava. He has been entrusted to drive customer engagement initiatives including Citizen Councils, dealing with various
resident groups and managing committees of federation and societies for maintaining city service levels thereby working towards making Palava the most livable and smart city in the country.
He has 20 years of diverse experience in Telecom, Pharma, and Real estate industries.
Prior to joining Lodha group, Venkat was associated with Reliance, Tata, Vodafone & Glaxo. Venkat holds a Masters degree in Marketing Management and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He has been associated with Palava since September 2016.
Manish Gaikar- Manish heads Commercial Management vertical for Palava. He has been entrusted to drive sound financial management and accounting practices.
He has 10 years of diverse experience in accounts and finance across corporate, manufacturing and real estate industry. Manish holds a CA (Chartered Accountant) degree from Institute of Chartered accountant of India He has been associated with Palava since 2014
He Has experience of 34 years, served in Engineering Department of Indian Navy for 15 years and in Integrated Property Management thereafter. Holds Bachelor degree in Arts, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Has been associated with Palava since July, 2015.”