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SHEL has an accomplished team of leaders who believe in managing and leading the business with the right blend of business acumen and domain expertise. Each one is a giant in his or her own domain. This teamwork and spirit is what has helped SHEL scale, grow, and succeed.

Mr. Ratnakar Manikrao Gutte, promoter of Sunil Hi Tech Engineers Limited, is a first generation entrepreneur. Mr. Gutte started his career with a contractor engaged in rendering services to The State Electricity Board. Here he worked as a helper, expert welder and a fitter. In all these roles, it was only his determination to excel in his work that made him rise to his current stature in the industry.

Mr. Gutte’s company, Sunil Hitech Engineers Ltd, has benefitted from his 29 years of rich experience in project execution, especially in the areas of fabrication, erection, testing and commissioning of power plants.

Right from understanding the intricacies of civil construction and machinery installation to an un-matched understanding of finance, banking, taxation, general management and commercial matters, he steered SHEL towards success and growth. His visionary abilities skillfully nurtured the company since its inception and established it as one of the leading companies specialized to undertake projects for thermal power units. Mr. Gutte always stresses on delivering qualitative and timely services to his clients. This quality is what enabled him to establish strong contacts in the business world. In recognition of his services, he has been honored with two National Awards which are - “Life Time Udyog Achievement Award 2004” and “Great Achiever in Industrial Excellence Award 2004” by EGSI and IOCI respectively. Recently, he was awarded NCCL Entrepreneur of the year 2007-2008 by Nagpur Chamber of Commerce Limited.


Mr. Sunil Gutte, is a Mechanical Engineer from Pune University. He completed the Family Business Management course from S.P. Jain Institute of Management, Mumbai and Project Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.

After completing his education, he joined Sunil Hitech Engineers and took charge of Project Executions, Administration and Control. It was under his able guidance, expertise and a futuristic vison that he had for the company that Sunil Hitech converted from being a Private Limited to a Limited concern and then to being a Listed Company on two major stock exchanges of India. Mr. Sunil Gutte successfully completed the IPO in 2006 and QIP in 2008.

His dedication, and a keen understanding of business and finance, along with an ability to draft and implement effective developmental policies, broadened avenues for entry into various businesses which led to further growth of the company. Read More


Behind every successful man there is a woman. Mrs. Sudhamati Ratnakar Gutte has been the right hand of SHEL’s Managing Director, Mr. Ratnakar Manikrao Gutte ever since the inception of his company. She has immensely contributed to the growth of the business by laying stress on team building and motivation. Mrs. Gutte manages the Administration and Back-office functions of the Company.

With more than 14 years hands on experience in management and administration of the company, Mrs. Gutte ensures smooth functioning of the processes. She believes in interacting with employees to ascertain grey areas in the overall working of departments and suggests remedial measures to help teams overcome them so that the employees can utilise their time and expertise to the optimal level in the organisation.

In addition to the above, Mrs. Gutte regularly participates in social activities to fulfill the Company's Corporate Social Responsibility activities. She regularly interacts with the underprivileged and has in place various initiatives for their welfare like providing them with educational, medical and farming facilities.

She has set up offices for the procurement of Sugar Cane in the command area. Due to her immense social contacts and community service she enjoys excellent rapport with the villagers. She has been guiding the farming community to adopt scientific agricultural practices. More fertile land is being brought under sugarcane cultivation due to her motivational efforts. She is held in great respect by the industrialists, workers and farmers in the Marathwada region. Her association with Gangakhed will facilitate harmonious relations with all the stakeholders.



An MBA with specialization is Marketing and Finance, Mr. Vijay Gutte brings into the company up-to-date knowledge in his areas of specialization. His competencies lie in his expert understanding of Banking, Finance, Taxation and last but not the least, the Airline Industry. To his credit, he has completed various projects in these fields, thus helping build the prestige of the company.

Since his induction to the company in 2007, he has transformed Sunil Hitech’s Finance Vertical into a highly robust process. He continuously monitors end-to-end transaction quality to analyze the defects and their causes and identify remedies for the same. Mr. Vijay Gutte has been responsible for investing in web-enabled capabilities to connect with vendors, customers, employees and managers.

His strengths are building leadership qualities in people who work with him and maintaining a healthy professional environment in the company.


MR. C. VENKATARAMANA has over 33 years’ of versatile experience in the Marketing and Infrastructure areas. He has served in very senior positions in reputed companies. He currently holds the position of Managing Director in Sunil Hi Tech India Infra Private Limited.

Mr. Venkataramana has in his capacity, handled various prestigious projects from bid to execution stage with two leading groups in the country - GVK and Essel Group (Zee TV). He has been partly instrumental for the success stories of these two groups establishing themselves in the infra space from scratch. In the case of Essel Group, it was Mr. Venkataramana who handled the total growth in Infra space.

Prestigious projects handled:
- Mumbai airport (9000 cr)
- Jaipur Kishangarh, 6 lane road (700 cr)
- Peramballus SEZ (1500 cr)
- GVK one mall at Hyderabad of 7.5 lacs Sqft (250cr) and many more

- 14 road projects (10000cr) of which, 9 were completed with 5 roads in NHAI and 9 roads of special state highways and state highways
- One Hydel project in Nepal – 82 MW (850 cr)
- 3 solar projects under NVVN and KREDL 30 MW (270cr)
- School project of 5 lacs sqft with MMRDA in BKC (260cr)
- Municipal solid waste to energy project of 3500 TPD per day (1000cr) including Deonar-Mumbai
- 24*7 water supply project at Aurangabad (1200cr)
- Signed Memorandum of Understanding with various State Governments for Infra Projects



Mr. Sajid Ali is a Graduate Engineer with 40 years of experience in erection and commissioning of equipment in Coke Oven Plants, Piping, Boiler Erection and Turnkey Projects. He has vast knowledge and experience in planning and execution of various projects and has handled large volume projects. His forte is able administration.

Mr. Ali was in-charge of total construction management of the Power Sector for BHEL, Western Region, in 1994.


Mr. Dilip Y. Ghanekar finished his graduation in the year 1967 from VRCE, Nagpur. He retired as technical director, MSEB. He has 36 years of working experience with Maharashtra State. Electricity Board in the areas of operation, maintenance, construction and planning at power stations up to 500 mw unit size. Mr. Ghanekar is also adept at global procurement of equipment, encouraging non-conventional energy development of contracts for power purchase, and other areas of operations.

Mr. Ghanekar has undergone training at the works of boiler manufacturer M/s. Combustion Engineering U.S.A. for 500 mw unit and training in Australia conducted by United Nations for Coal Technology Environment.


Mr. Parag Sakalikar, a young entrepreneur, joined SHEL as Additional Director of the company in 2007. He completed his Diploma in Mechanical Engineer from Bombay Technical Board in 1994 and B.E. in Mechanical Engineer from Nagpur in 1998. After graduation, he joined as trainee in TUV Asia Pvt. Ltd’s Auditor Training Program and trained in ISO 9001-2000. Later he did his advanced training in Maruti Servicing Vehicle from Maruti Udyog Ltd. He started his career as Works Manager in Maruti’s authorized workshop.

Mr. Sakalikar later, went on to set up his own authorized Automobile Service Station, (An ISO 9001 : 2000 certified company from TUV) for the entire range of Maruti vehicles.

Mr. Sakalikar’s company was awarded good performing mass not only in Maharashtra but also in the entire Western region of India (Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh) by Maruti Suzuki. He has also set up additional new Maruti authorized service station in Butibori MIDC with ‘A’ grade category.


Mr. S.S. Waghmare, a versatile personality, has got 33 years of versatile experience in the banking sector. He retired as Deputy General Manager with UCO Bank in 2006. Mr. Waghmare has been trained in Project Planning and Management from the University of Bradford, England.

Mr. Waghmare is currently handling the portfolio of Chairman, Thar Anchalik Gramin Bank, Jodhpur, Rajasthan - a Govt. of India Undertaking sponsored by UCO Bank.


A Bachelor of Engineering-Electrical from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Mr. Siddharth R. Mehta has around 32 years of rich experience in areas of Strategy and Business Development. His other areas of proficiency are Project Coordination, Management & Execution and Good Corporate Governance.

Mr. Mehta has worked with big Industrial houses like Tata Power and Torrent Power and has been part of their Business Expansion and Growth projects. Currently he is serving Essar Power, looking after the development of their new Distribution and Transmission vertical working towards securitization of the upcoming of generation through power distribution –DISCOMs, franchisees, open access and SEZs.


Mr. Anil Aurangabadkar is a Mechanical Engineer and has obtained his Master’s Degree in Material Science. He has extended his excellence to one of the prominent companies engaged in the Power Sector, ‘Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’ (BHEL) for 37 years. He oversees activities pertaining to Design, Manufacturing, Assembly and Erection of Rotating Heavy Electrical Equipment, Transformer, Capacitor, Bushing, Hydro and Thermal Project Management and Execution at BHEL.

Mr. Aurangabadkar’s has an excellent track record of executing over 45 Projects for BHEL Power Sector Western Region. His expertise spans across functional sectors and the order ranges from small units to 600 MW conventional units, Frame-9FA advanced class Gas Turbines, largest CFBC Boilers to cater to 250 MW output.

After serving BHEL for over 30 years, in the year 2012, he founded his Consultancy Services. His firm provides services to the Power and Industry Sector. In a very short time, his firm has successfully established and equipped itself to handle large projects to the fullest satisfaction of clients.