Core Project & Advisory Team


T Durga Prasad, Chief Advisor

(Company - Statutory,Regulatory & Legal Compliance)

A qualified Company Secretary and Law Graduate having over 23 years of rich experience in Balaji Group of Companies and VGN group of Companies, in varied functions, such as Secretarial, Accounting, Financial and Legal, in the Sectors of Distilleries, Real Estate development, Iron and Steel, Timber and Non Banking Financial Company and currently offering consultancy services as a Company Secretary in Practice. Corporate and Legal assignments handled include ... Public Issue of Balaji Hotels & Enterprises Ltd, Offer for Sale of Balaji Distilleries Ltd, Documentation for Restructuring of Loans of Balaji Group, Amalgamation of Companies in the Balaji Group, Consortium funding documentation for Balaji Power Corporation with Ogden, USA, Procedural compliances for FDI from Hong Kong for M/s. Virgo Realtors Pvt Ltd. Headed SAP implementation for VGN as Process Head, which was implemented by M/s. Highbar Technologies Pvt Ltd and go-live done during April 2012(Modules implemented - FI, PS,MM, PP, P&M, SD, HR & CRM). Headed the internal Audit department of M/s. VGN Developers Pvt Ltd. Handling of Secretarial corporate functional areas including facilitating Incorporation of Companies/Societies, Compliances under Companies Act 2013, Due Diligence reports, Compliances under FEMA 1999, Compliances under SEBI Regulations, etc.,


Dr D M Nathaniel,Chief Advisor (Oil & Gas)

He is a PhD in geology (Sub Basalt Exploration), MSc (Tech) in Geophysics and MBA in HR Management. He is an Oil and Gas exploration and development consultant and worked for two premier oil companies in India : 8 years as VP (Exploration) in Reliance Industries Ltd and 27 years as DGM in ONGC. His professional career encompasses onshore, shallow-water, deep and ultra deep water exploration in varied geological settings viz passive, active and transform margins pertaining to both clastic and carbonate realms. His integrated approach to geology,... geophysics and geochemistry resulted into significant findings of new oil and gas reserves. During the course of 40 years journey with exploration, he experimented with geological models, carbonate buildups in the western offshore; expert system approach to model source rock faces from seismic stratigraphy, Miocene delta modelling in Ravva and Adjoins, KG Basin, Canyon Associated Fan Systems, for Lakwa-Barali sequence, Retrograde Delta Model etc.


Raja Venkatesh, Head

(NPA Recovery,Valuation & Sale of Assets)

He is a B.Com from D.G.Vaishnav College, Chennai, M.Com from Madras University, M.Sc. Real Estate Valuation from Annamalai University, currently doing B.G.L. from Annamalai University-.His past experience includes, Heading NPA Asset Recovery Division, Corporate Accounts/Housing Loan Accounts for Banks, stressed accounts resolution for ARCs and Technology Development Board. Becons will provide the following services under this practice :...  Resolution of all NPA Accounts. (Corporate/Housing/ARCs/Banks/Government Departments)  Inventory - Detailed inventory and valuation of the secured assets  Possession under Sarfaesi Act & DRT  Receivership (DRT/High Court)  Custodian Services- to act as a custodian of the assets of the company  Market Making,  Tender, Auction and Private Sale.  To assist banks in identification of buyers through Public Sale process for disposal of assets.  Valuation of Fixed Assets for NCLT, Banks and Corporates


M V Mani Babu (Legal Advisor)

He is a Bachelor in Law and member of the Tamilnadu Bar Council, Chennai. He has attended Proceedings in various suits filed by/against banks before DRT/DRAT/District Sub Courts and High Court. He has coordinated with Recovery Officers in recovery proceedings. Preparation & approval of draft plaint & other interlocutory Affidavits/Petitions. Coordinated with the Authorised Officer for taking action under SARFAESI Act. Conducted due diligence & Title vetting


Dr S. Gomathinayagam, Chief Advisor

(Renewable Energy)

Independent Consultant & IPMA-A Certified Project Director in Project Management, Phd-IITM(Ocean Engg), MS-IITM (Strut.Engg),BE-NITT (Civil Engg), PDPP, PG Diploma on Public Procurement by AIMA-World Bank New Delhi. Served 25 years in SERC-CSIR (1983-2009); 8 years as Director General of National Institute of Wind Energy, MNRE GoI (2009-2017 ); since Feb 2017 onwards involved in Wind Energy and Solar Energy development, Industrial Consultancy and ... multi-disciplinary Engineering ( Structures/Foundations/Wind Energy/Solar Energy) advisory services including Structural Dynamic Analysis, design, testing Instrumentation and field measurements , Engineering Capacity/Institution & Institutional capacity building, and Scientific & Industrial research and development, Expert member of Global Advisory committee of International Solar Alliance, ISA-New Delhi, seasoned member/chairman of several/PhD/selection/RE Performance Awards-GBC-CII/RE investment and policy think-tank/national/high level Institutional/university/interview/Project management/monitoring committees