Our brain engineers the virtual reality of the mind leveraging its hundred billion neurons to solve human problems of survival and progeny. Similarly, the domain of engineering is an evolutionary realm of scientific methods. In it, mathematics is combined with natural sciences to solve contemporary issues and problems. Bondada Engineering Limited (BEL) is partnering with its clients to ensure their business success by accomplishing the highest degree of excellence by imbibing this philosophy into its DNA.
According to the company’s Founder and CMD, Bondada Raghavendra Rao, BEL is a diverse infrastructure player focusing on project execution excellence. Bondada Engineering Limited maintains exceptionally high standards of quality, safety, and environmental protection and is committed to delivering projects within budget and on schedule.
Improving to the Point of Perfection
A team of qualified professionals’ forms BEL to serve the infrastructure sector by providing end-to-end solutions. The company is headquartered in Hyderabad and has made its presence felt across India. BEL’s specialization ranges from core services to operations and maintenance services in the infrastructure space.
BEL’s strength stems from its knowledge-based approach, highly experienced team, and strong multi-disciplinary capabilities. BEL fosters a culture of excellence and challenges environmental practices. BEL designs and delivers infrastructural solutions for customers by leveraging its domain and business expertise.
In a decade since its inception in 2012, Bondada Group has been delivering EPC solutions and O&M support to industry giants, including TATA, Reliance Jio, Airtel, BSNL, Idea, Vodafone, L&T Construction, Samsung, ITI Limited, Adani, Bharati Infratel Limited, Wipro, Nokia, Ericsson, Indus Towers, and many more. B Raghavendra Rao shares, “Our consistent financial performance stimulated steady 48% CAGR in revenue generation, taking us from ₹7 Crore in 2012 to ₹371 Crore in FY22-23 on a consolidated basis.”
Fostering a Phenomenal Growth
That is phenomenal growth for a decade-old engineering firm. “It is a result of our sheer dedication and efforts made by our highly-qualified team of professionals backed by robust multi-faceted competencies. A culture of excellence drives us and continues to ingrain better values in us for growth,” he says, adding 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.
Sharing its uniquely curated service portfolio that makes Brand Bondada Group a premium-level engineering firm, B R Rao says, “We provide engineering solutions in excellence across three verticals.”
*Telecom 4G and 5G Networks:
- Design & Engineering;
- Tower/Fibre activities;
- Telecom implementation;
- O&M and Facility Management Services;
- Tower/Pole Supply.
- Solar EPC;
- Wind EPC;
- Transmission and Distribution EPC Products; and
- Transmission substation structures.
*Building Construction Sector through subsidiary SmartBrix Infra Technologies Pvt Ltd:
- SmartBrix (Autoclaved Aerated Concrete or AAC blocks); •SmartFix – Jointing mortar; • SmartPlast – Ready Plaster; and • SmartPearl – Wall Putty.
“We also provide •SmartWindoors (uPVC doors and windows) and •uPVC Profile through Bondada Abodes Pvt Ltd,” adds B R Rao.
BEL’s Core Values
He further informs that Fairness, Integrity, Reliability, Sensibility, and Teamwork are the core values that drive the culture at the company. “For us, a satisfied customer base, as well as stakeholders, is the core priority where these values help us the most,” he adds. These values are fuelled by BEL’s constant assimilation of the latest technology to execute projects cost-effectively and adhere to milestones without compromising on quality and environmental safety in the overall process.
The Mighty Leadership of BRR
B R Rao has made his venture a resounding success today. He established this EPC brainchild at Hyderabad that now has a PAN India presence. Across BEL’s targeted verticals, he has been effortlessly sailing his ventures for the past three golden years for Bondada Group.
Today, BEL is driven by a headcount of over 1050+ that are the key contributors to its growth. Before starting his business journey, B R Rao had a high-heeled job as a COO and Executive Director of Aster Pvt Ltd. He is best renowned for his perseverance, target achievement and ability to get the best from the team. An accomplished and seasoned leader with over two 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 to him as BRR across the Business fraternity. A few worthy mentions advocating his exclusivity are as follows–
- BBR’s reputation in the industry is fuelled by his task orientation and on-time project completion while completely fulfilling management requirements.
- He has robust expertise in Project Management and EPC contracts concerning domestic and international markets.
- Owner of years of experience in Leadership Development, Human Potential Development, Performance Management, Communication and Administration.
- He is witness to supervising a team of 7000+ employees in his career. He is specialized in managing sizable teams in the implementation of projects.
- Owns excellent financial acumen. Established foolproof internal controls within the system.
- He was the man who played a key role in formulating many policies & procedures, devising organizational development plans.
- B Raghavendra Rao has received a “Gold Medal Award” from Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan, for his services to the society in and around Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.
- B Raghavendra Rao has received a “Philanthropist Award” from the 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 National Business Award from Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan (Best Company of the Year-2022 Award)
- Received many appreciations from customers for on-time delivery with quality standards.
Today, under BRR’s exemplary leadership, BEL excels as one of the fastest-growing EPC companies in India. It is known for its magnificent infrastructure. It comprises a 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, BEL has consistently gotten an ICRA rating of BBB Stable in the last three years with categorization as a consistent and low-risk profile for their credit limits with banks. “In the future, too, we will keep escalating our track records of ROI, achievements, awards, accolades, and benchmarking excellence,” states BRR.
Also adding to this success is BEL’s latest achievement. Access to the Internet has evolved in rural areas of the country thanks to the growing number of smartphones, UPI [Unified Payments Interface], and government schemes like the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan. BRR informs, “We are thrilled to share the exciting development that has occurred as part of our BSNL 4G saturation project. We have an order for 1238 Site locations with a total value of ₹1156 crore. The foundation has been laid at the pan-India level, the necessary partners have been appointed, and the groundwork has begun.”
Here are some testimonials that testify to BEL’s enormous trustworthiness acquired across the industry.
*“I am impressed to see the work completion of our beloved business partner, M/s Bondada Engineering with high quality standards and within timelines. We are committed to allot all our solar MW works to BEPL.” – Faruk G Patel, Chairman & Managing Director, KPI Global Infrastructure Limited.
*“M/s Bondada Engineering Private Limited, O&M Division, have been doing the O&M Services for passive infra elements (DG, Power Plants, Rectifier Modules, Air Conditioners and shelters) repair and rectification / maintenance activities in J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP West, Uttaranchal, UP East, Bihar and Jharkhand, West Bengal, Andaman, Orissa, Assam and North East States since October 2013 till date with quality and the same can be rated as very good.” – Ramesh Chandra Dimri, Head Service Delivery Manager, Ericsson India Private Limited.
*“Congratulations to you on the successful completion of the Sarangada substation (Orissa) well within time. We wish you all the best.” – D Murali, SEPCO (GMR) Executive Director.
*“Dear Rao Garu, no doubt, there is no second thought with regard to your performance. Indeed, you have greatly supported the project from day one. We personally take up with our management regarding your achievement. Wish you all the best in all your efforts.” – Appaji Rao, P&C South Head, Reliance.
BEL’s CSR Initiatives
Being the believer and emphasizer of the Corporate Philosophy that even more boosts the spirit of corporate social responsibility, “Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails,” says an encouraged BR Rao. He contributes to and promotes numerous welfare programs and extends help to the poor and needy, endorsing rural infrastructure development activities, sponsoring rural education infrastructure, stimulating rural public health, donating to charitable organizations and striving hard for the uplifting and enlistment of the economically stepped back students, families and their medical requirements.