Meet the team

Dr. D Ghanti (Founding Chairman)

Dr.Ghanti is regarded as a pioneer in the field of concrete technology and construction chemicals. His vast experience in product development and professional excellence in this sector is a result of years of diligence, persistent effort and highly skilled execution carried out in various global companies where he served as a research scientist.

Dr.Ghanti, a doctorate in cement chemistry, has an illustrious list of achievement in development of cement grouts, polymer concrete Polymer Concrete, high strength pump concrete mix design with retarding plasticiser, shotcrete accelerator and cement & resin anchor products. He is also credited with the development of pressure reactive acrylic adhesive and other popular industrial brands viz. Tapecrete, Conbextra GP2 to name few. Known as the "father of cement grouts" in Indian context, Dr.Ghanti is responsible for modification of European Construction Chemical technology to make it suitable to Indian conditions. During his tenure of over 30 years, He was technical head of the largest multinational construction chemical companies in India. In short, the legacy of our chairman further reinforces the company's motto. He also published numerous articles and conducted workshops on effects of construction chemicals on cement characteristics and RCC structures which can be found in Publications section.

Mr. Rudrabir Ghanti (Engineering & Management Consultant)

An entrepreneur in truest senseand projected MD of this company has completed his MBA and Masters in Concrete Structures from Imperial College London. He is responsible for taking key management related decisions and accountable for managing day to day company affairs. He is also doing his doctoral studies in the field of anti-carbonation and protective coatings manufactured by Dura itself at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Dr.Epsita Ghanti (Director, R&D)

Dr.Epsita (M.Phil and Ph.D. in Material Chemistry) is working on the constant up-gradation of Dura's current product portfolio and also chiefly responsible for the development of the product pipeline. She also has plans to help our marketing team by updating them with regular insights related to products and also find out solutions to the ever increasing issues/problems faced by the modern day, rapidly growing construction industry in India. Prior to joining Dura, Dr. Epsita served as a scientist in one of the reputed chemical CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) lab of India (Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad).

Mr. Shantanu Bhattacharjee (CEO)

Shantanu, PMP, MSc (Chems) & MBA, is chiefly responsible for the development of the company's financial & operational strategy and leading execution of Dura's long & short term plans thereby creating shareholder value. Previously, he worked as a chief manager in an MNC pharmaceutical company responsible for portfolio of key strategic accounts based in US and Europe worth in excess of 7 million USD.In addition to his deep understanding of the financial and strategic aspects, he brings with him experience & knowledge of the dynamics of working in a globalised setup.