The firm has been promoted by Mr. Anil B. Pai Kakode, who is a First Class Graduate Engineer from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore,
India. Mr. Kakode has also completed his Management DMS from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of
Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai, India.
Mr. Kakode has vast experience in various Industries such as Dyes, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Soya Seed Crushing & Solvent Extraction Plant, etc., wherein he has served in senior positions including design, development, erection, installations & commissioning of projects, reactors, tanks and other heavy machinery. He has worked on large projects having Soya crushing capacity of 240 TPD (large capacity in India in 1982). His last posting was as a General Manager in a Consultancy firm of repute.
Since 1982, Mr. Kakode is involved in consultancy firm Kakode & Associates undertaking DPR, TEV, LIE, Valuation of Land, Building, Plant & Machinery, Chartered Engineer’s certification and other related activities. He has been in fabrication business under the name & style Laxmi Engineers & Fabricators (discontinued since 1995), wherein he has fabricated, supplied and erected large MS / SS / Rubber-lined storage tanks to companies / consultants of repute such as Davy Power Gas Ltd., Western India Erectors Ltd., Asian Paints Ltd., Serene Industries Ltd., Riverside Industries Ltd., and many others.
Mr. Kakode has been appointed as Lender’s Independent Engineer (LIE) for a Tank Farm Project with a project cost of approx. INR 1,000 crore, for the oil refinery project of Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited, with an estimated project cost of more than INR 10,000 crore at Village Kayalpattu, Taluka& Dist. Cuddalore, Tamilnadu, near Pondicherry.
Mr. Kakode is a Government Approved Valuer with Registration No. CAT VII-20 of 1988, under Wealth Tax 1957- Section 34 AB of the Wealth Tax Act, vide the letter from the Office of the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Government of India, Mumbai, Ref. No. F.NO:CC/BCTI/34AB/ Val. 712/ 91 dated 09.09.1992.
The President – Mr. Anil B. Pai Kakode has following memberships : –
- Fellow of International Council of Consultants
- Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India)
- Fellow of Institution of Valuers
- Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
- Chartered Engineer.