Director's Profile

This organization is set up in 1992 by Bharat J. Mehta, Chemical Engineer from University Institute of Chemical Technology, (formerly UDCT), University of Mumbai, followed by M.B.A. from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, with an outstanding record althroughout.

Prior to consultancy, Mr. Mehta had rich experience for over two decades in renowned organizations and diverse industries, such as Chemicals, Electricals, Engineering, Electronics, Textiles and others, as Chief of Operations or Project.  By virtue, of his experience, he has specialized in the field of Strategic Planning, Diversifications, Corporate Restructuring, Organization Development, MIS and IT systems, ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Management Systems (QMS), Contracts Negotiations for Industrial Markets and Projects, Foreign Collaborations, Industrial Marketing Strategy and other management areas, which have been focus of our consultancy services.

Mr. Mehta worked as Chief Executive and Advisor (Projects) with The Arvind Mills Ltd. (Lalbhai Group) at Ahmedabad, during 1985-91.

Mr. Mehta taught Industrial Marketing at M.B.A. Programme of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, as a Visiting Professor during 1985-1994.

Mr. Mehta has been Certified Management Consultant (CMC), awarded by The Institute of Management Consultants of India (IMCI), founder member of ICMCI, globally recognised among forty countries in the world. As active member of IMCI, he served IMCI as Chairman, Ahmedabad Chapter, Regional Representative - West (National) and Honorary Treasurer (National) in the past.


M.B.A. (IIM-A), B.Chem.Eng. (Bom.), C.M.C. Certified Management Consultant


  • 1968-1970 M.B.A. from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India. Awarded Gold Medal for outstanding performance; Won award for First Rank during 1968-69; and awarded Two Industrial Scholarships at IIM-A.
  • 1964-1968 B.Chem.Eng. from University Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai, with First Class record althroughout. ·        Upto-1964 High School/Under-Graduate College Outstanding Record with Leading Ranks in the State. Won two First prizes at S.S.C., National Scholarships, Xavier Merit Scholarships, and other prizes.


  • Certified Management Consultant from Institute of Management consultants of India (IMCI) affiliated to International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) recognised in 39 countries across the World.
  • IRCA QMS Lead Auditor and IATCA QMS Senior Auditor for ISO 9000: 2000 Series certified by International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA), Governing Board of the Institute of Quality Assurance (IQA) and International Auditor and Training Certification Association (IATCA).


1992-onwards: Director, VIJAYANT CONSULTANTS, Management and Project Consultants, (Own Proprietorship Firm) with a record of distinguished assignments for renowned industries.  For example,
  • Total Project Consultancy from Concept to Commissioning for Wind Farm Development.  Set up 6.2 MW Wind Farm for a large Industrial Group.  Was associated with other 40 MW capacity Wind Farms under implementation and/ or proposed.
  • Detailed study report on ‘Captive and Group-Captive Wind Power Projects’ for a Wind Farm Developer, desirous of entering into wind energy sector. The assignment involved in-depth study and working of (a) policies and rules of central and state Governments/ Ministries and renewable energy development agencies; (b) Electrical energy sector as a whole; (c)  Entry barriers for wind energy developers and consumers; (d) Techno-economic feasibility from Investor’s perspective ; and (e) Strategy formulation and action plan for the developer (client).
  • Comparative evaluation of captive power plants (including co-gen) based on fossil fuels, wind and solar energy. Implementation of gas-based captive power plant.
  • Detailed Market Surveys and Techno-Economic Feasibility Studies for (a) Wind Energy Projects and Integrated Wind Farms; (b) Power Transformers; (c) Industrial Gears; (d) Chemical Plant Equipment; (e) Ferrous Castings; (f) Natural Gas Distribution; (g) Intra-Ocular Lenses; (h) Reactive and Other Dyes and Intermediates; (i) Benzoic Acid and Derivatives; (j) Absolute Alcohol; (k) CMC Pure Grades; (l) Kraft Paper and Writing and Printing Paper; and (m) Food Processing Industry, just to name a few.
  • Identification of Core Sector Projects for a large industrial group; Identification of medium size projects for Chemical and Engineering industries.
  • Design and Tender Preparation for Natural Gas Distribution Pipe-line from well-head to consumption point including gas metering and distribution station.
  • Selection of Technology and Plant & Machinery for (a) continuous alcohol plant, (b) acetic anhydride plant, just to name a few.
  • Water Systems Consultancy comprising of raw water treatment, effluent treatment, water recycling and zero-discharge systems for total water management.
  • Strategic Planning Information System for a large industrial house; Overall Management Information System for a multi-location company, belonging to a large industrial group. Corporate MIS for Top Management for another diversified multi-location group.
  • ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Management System consultancy for diverse industries (e.g. Decorative Laminates, Ceramic Products, Chemicals, Pesticides, Automotive Parts, Software Development, Infrastructure and others.)

1985-1991 Chief Executive, Lalbhai Group Company and Advisor (Projects), The Arvind Mills Ltd., Ahmedabad, India
Responsible for diversification proposals, technology tie-ups, feasibility studies and related activities, primarily for non-textile projects:
  • Important Projects covered :  [a] Video tapes and Cassettes;   [b]  Artificial Leather;  [c] ABS Plastics;  [d]  MDF Boards; and others.
  • Had successfully tied up foreign collaboration for technology with JVC, Japan, world leaders in Video Technology.
  • Extensively travelled Far East, U.S.A., and Europe for contract finalisations for technology, collaborations and plants.

1979-1985 General Manager, Gujchem Distillers India Ltd., Bilimora/ Ankleshwar, India
  • Profit Centre Head for the company engaged in the manufacture, marketing and export of Industrial Chemicals, with strong in-house R&D base.
  • Company was pioneer and market leader in several products.
  • Responsible for Marketing, Commercial, Finance and Administration functions of the Company as a whole, and Manufacturing Operations of Bilimora Unit.
  • Specific Achievements: Captured total market for select product-market segments in a highly competitive industry.

1972-1979 Executive Manager, Voltamp Transformers Ltd., Vadodara, India
  • Company was a leading manufacturer of Power and Distribution Transformers. Was responsible for total general management functions and performance of the company.
  • Responsible for turn-around of the company when caught in 1973 middle-east oil crisis and firmly established the marketing base for further growth, in competition with multinationals in a capital goods industry.

1970-1972 Project Officer, Grindwell Norton Ltd., Mumbai, India
  • Worked on a green-field project for abrasive grains, starting from scratch, covering licensing, MRTP clearances, location and mineral-resource surveys, and feasibility study for a multinational, world’s largest in abrasives industry.
  • Responsible for Management Staff Functions for another pioneering abrasive grains project under implementation.

  • 1997-onwards Member, Institute of Management Consultants of India, Mumbai, founder member, ICMCI. Certified Management Consultant (CMC).
  • 2008-09 and 2004-05 Regional Representative, West, IMCI (National); 2002-04 Chairman, IMCI, Ahmedabad Chapter; 2001-02 Hon. Treasurer, IMCI (National), Mumbai.
  • 1985-1994 Visiting Professor, Marketing, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
  • 2005 Visiting professor, Production and Operations Management, Indian Institute of Planning and Management, Ahmedabad.
  • 1999-onwards Member, Confederation of Indian Industries, New Delhi.
  • 1997-2002 Member, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Mumbai.
  • 2000 Member, The Indian Council of Arbitration, New Delhi.
  • 1991-onwards Life Member, UICT* Alumni Association, Mumbai. Past Chairman, Ahmedabad Chapter.  (*formerly UDCT)
  • 1985-onwards, Life Member, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Calcutta, Past Vice Chairman (1996-1999).
  • 1985-onwards Life Member, Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad.
  • 1985-2000 Member, Association of Chemical Technologists (India), Ahmedabad.
  • 1972-1979 on Mg. Committee / Treasurer, Baroda Management Association, Baroda.
  • 1973-1976 Panel Member, Price Variation Clauses Sub committee, Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association,  Mumbai.
  • 1970-onwards Patron, Technological Association, University of Bombay, Mumbai.
  • 2002-onwards Member, Indian Wind Energy Association, New Delhi