Saugata Datta

Country Director, India at Husk Power Systems

Saugata Datta is currently the Country Director for India at Husk Power Systems. Prior to this, they served as President of Business Development for Vikram Solar Private Limited from October 2014 to January 2016. In this role, they were responsible for leading the solar business at entity level across various verticals, including MW Government projects, rooftops, and system integration through channels.

Under Datta's leadership, Vikram Solar emerged as the No. 1 company in industrial rooftop business within a year and received citation from IRSS. Saugata also successfully bid for large Government projects and launched new products & applications for the B2C market. In addition, they were responsible for setting up channel partners and distribution network, and regularly deliberating in public forums, like CII, FICCI, MCCI and expert member of various solar sub-groups. Saugata was also a regular feature in industry magazines as a solar energy expert.

During their time at Vikram Solar, Datta won 2.75 MW Airports Authority of India EPC orders in Kolkata & Calicut, 3.5 MW IMFA, Orica ground mounted EPC orders, and > 5.2 MW rooftop EPC orders from clients like IICL, Auckland Jute Mill, Taikisha, St Xaviers College, Merlin (Acropolis Mall), etc.

Saugata Datta is a postgraduate in energy management who stood first in their field at the Indian Institute Of Social Welfare and Business Management.

Their manager is Manoj Sinha, Founder & CEO. Saugata Datta works with Subhendu Goswami - Head, Customer Acquisition & Business Development, Rajesh Singh - Head, Sales & Revenue, India, and Chukwudi Ezeoke - Sales Head, Nigeria.

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