Gyanesh Chaudhary

Gyanesh Chaudhary

Vice Chairman & Managing Director Vikram Solar Limited

Amongst the pioneers in the field of solar energy, Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary recognized the need to build an environmentally sustainable future. He founded Vikram Solar in 2006 and successfully led the firm to become a world-renowned photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing and EPC solutions provider, synonymous with quality and performance. His vision and business leadership has been instrumental in enabling the clean energy transition globally. Under Mr. Chaudhary’s leadership, Vikram Solar has become one of India’s largest solar module manufacturer with a 3.5 GW annual production capacity and a leading solar energy solutions provider. Vikram Solar has been ranked in Fortune India’s Next 500 list 2023, featuring India’s fastest-growing mid-sized companies, being the only solar module manufacturing company to have secured this position in this prestigious list.

With a firm belief in the need for businesses to work towards solving environmental and energy scarcity issues, Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary has built a company that supports and enhances the national and global green energy mission. Mr. Chaudhary has embedded a culture of innovation and customer-centricity at Vikram Solar, which has enabled the company to become one of the most highly efficient solar module manufacturer in the country. Vikram Solar aims to expand and build a robust domestic solar manufacturing ecosystem. Mr. Chaudhary has received several awards and accolades for his contribution to the green energy transition. Export Excellence Awards by Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) from the late Shri Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India; Star Performer Award by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) for the Best Contribution in Solar Energy from the late Shri A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India; the Economic Times Bengal Corporate Awards from Shri R. K. Singh, Hon'ble Cabinet Minister (Power, New & Renewable Energy) and the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I) Entrepreneurship award amongst several other accolades bestowed upon him.

Mr. Chaudhary is a strong believer in human empowerment for national and worldwide growth. In alignment with the Vikram Group's Chairman, Shri Hari Krishna Chaudhary's vision of giving back to the ‘Janmabhumi’ (place of birth) and ‘Karmabhumi’ (place where one works hard to establish self-identity), Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary's pursuit of giving back to the community is central to the company's business ideology with focus on building educated, healthy and self-sustaining communities.