This exclusive narrative is an addition to our handpicked brands that have played a major role in defining better customer-relationships and how to thrive them over a period of time. Just dive into the success story of Bondada Group that has set benchmarks in its targeted industry making major leaps towards the betterment of the human population. Here, we are in a freewheeling conversation with the leading face of the company – Bondada Raghavendra Rao who is spearheading it with his expertise as well as extensive experience across the space. Just dive into this story to know what his establishment is all about and how phenomenally inspiring his journey has been so far.
A VIBRANT INTRO
Bondada Group began its outstanding journey in the year 2012 majorly targeting telecom, renewable energy and construction products sector as a rapidly growing EPC and O&M player. It is known for its magnificent infrastructure that comprises tower fabrication and galvanizing plant along with two green construction plants (viz. AAC blocks manufacturing plant and uPVC windows and doors manufacturing plant). Driven by its inspiring vision of providing products and services of international standards across the infrastructure space, it ha been serving its marquee clientele including biggies like Reliance, Airtel, Tata, Ericson, ITI, BSNL, KP Group, Adani, My Home Group, Shapoorji and Pallonji Group, etc.
Owing to the company’s extraordinary performance, its financial growth has been expanding in leaps and bounds. A consistent financial performance has stimulated steady revenue growth with 54% compounded annual growth rate over last 10 years which is remarkable and commendable. The company has reported a topline of 335 Cr for FY22 on a consolidation basis as against its first year revenue of just INR 7 Crore. The phenomenal growth of the organization in one decade of time is the sheer outcome of dedicated efforts made by a highly- qualified team of professionals backed by robust multi-faceted competencies. Basically, the company is driven by a culture of excellence and continues to ingrain better values in it for growth. It goes without saying that Bondada Group has carved a niche for itself where it is making the best out of the fastest growing markets in India such as 4G and 5G telecom, renewable energy and green construction products. The company is consistent in getting ICRA rating of BBB Stable from last 3 years with categorization as consistent and low risk profile for their credit limits with banks.
What makes the brand a premium choice of such industry giants like Reliance, Airtel, ITI, BSNL etc., is its uniquely curated service portfolio. Across the three verticals, it has different offerings
A. Telecom 4G and 5G networks
- Design & Engineering
- Tower/ Fiber activities
- Telecom implementation
- O&M and Facility Management Services
- Tower / pole supply
B. Renewable Energy
- Solar EPC
- Wind EPC
- Transmission & Distribution EPC Products
- Transmission substation structures
C. Green Construction sector through subsidiary SmartBrix Infra Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
- SmartBrix (Autoclaved Aerated Concrete or AAC blocks)
- SmartFix – Jointing mortar
- SmartPlast – Ready plaster
- SmartPearl – Wall putty
D. Through Bondada Abodes Pvt. Ltd.
- SmartWindoors (uPVC doors and windows)
- uPVC Profile
CORE VALUES AT A GLANCE
Fairness, Integrity, Reliability, Sensibility and Teamwork are the core values that drive the culture at the company. For them, a satisfied customer base as well as stakeholders is their core priority where these values help the most. These values are fueled by their assimilation of the latest technology continuously in order to execute projects with cost effectiveness and adherence to milestones without compromising on quality and environment safety in the overall process.
MEET THE BRAIN BEHIND THE BRAND
As the founder and CMD of Bondada group, Shri B Raghavendra Rao has made his venture a resounding success today. He established his brainchild in 2012 at Hyderabad that now has a PAN India presence. Across its targeted verticals, he has been effortlessly sailing his ventures from the past 3 years that are the golden years for Bondada Group.
Today, his organization is driven by a headcount of over 1050+ that are the key contributors to its growth so far. Prior to starting his business journey, Shri B R Rao had a high heeled job as a COO and Executive Director of Aster Pvt. Ltd.
He is best remembered for his perseverance, target achievement and ability to get the best from the team. Being an accomplished and seasoned leader with over 2 decades of experience across various sectors such as projects in Telecom, Power, Renewable Energy, Pre Engineered Buildings and Industrial infrastructure, he is known for his accumulated industry know-how and business acumen. People often refer him as BRR across the Business fraternity. A few worthy mentions advocating his
exclusivity are as follows-
BBR’s reputation in the industry is fueled by his task orientation and on time project completion while completely fulfilling management requirements.
He holds a robust expertise in Project Management and EPC contracts concerning both domestic and international markets.
Owner of years of experience in the areas of Leadership Development, Human Potential Development, Performance Management, Communication and Administration.
He is witness to supervise a team of 7000+ employees in his career. He is specialized in managing sizable teams in implementation of projects.
Owns excellent financial acumen. Established fool proof internal controls within the system.
He was the man who played a key role in formulating many policies & procedures, devising organizational development plans.
Shri B Raghavendra Rao has received “Philanthropist Award” from District Collector of Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh for his services to the society in and around Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh
Received ET Excellence Award from Hon’ble Home Minister of Telangana State, Shri Mohammed Mahmood Ali (Excellence in Telecom Infrastructure Services Provider of the Year, 2021)
Received many appreciations from customers for on time delivery with quality standards
Being the believer and emphasizer of the Corporate Philosophy that even more boosts the spirt of corporate social responsibility,
“Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails.”, Shri. BR Rao encouraged and contributing and promoting on his corporate behalf, numerous welfare programs and extending help to the poor and needy, promoting rural infrastructure development activities, promoting rural education infrastructure, promoting rural public health, donating to the charitable organizations and striving hard for the uplifting and enlistment of the economically stepped back students, families and their medical requirements