Mr. Rakesh Bakshi LFIMA, FIE, FNAE, is the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of RRB Energy Limited. At a very young age, he recogonized the great potential that alternative sources of energy offered and so committed all his energy and resources towards developing them.
Renewables play a significant role, especially in the context of the need for abating global warming and mitigating adverse Climate Change. Mr. Rakesh Bakshi has successfully promoted and implemented advanced climate friendly technologies past the demonstration phase, more particularly by converting renewable sources of energy into heat and power.
Mr. Rakesh Bakshi is acknowledged as a pioneer in the field of pioneer in the field of non-conventional energy sources in India, having contributed extensively towards harnessing and promoting renewables for everyday energy needs.
In recognition of his immense contribution in the crucial area of alternate sources of energy, on the occasion of the Republic Day in 1991, the Government of India honoured Mr. Rakesh Bakshi with the “Padma Shri”, one of India’s high civilian awards.