the population nearing 1.2 billion, India is looking forward to tap into the
limitless potential of e-governance and e-commerce more than ever. The
steady evolution of information and communication technologies has
facilitated fast and transparent utilization of these concepts, which in
turn are acting as catalysts for economic growth and development. And with
the growing penetration of technology into the remotest parts of India, the
convenience and benefits of these endeavors can be reaped not only by a few
selected people, but by almost every citizen of the country. In the light of
such rapid advancements, one corporate entity has kept pace with the
overwhelming demand for e-governance
been able to establish its name as a pioneer in these fields
Founded in 2004 and taken over by its current directors - Mrs. Bhavna
Sanjay Ruia and Mr. Sanjay Kumar Ruia in June 2006, SBA operates through two
divisions headquartered in Navi Mumbai:
SBA Infotech Pvt. Ltd. for E-governance & SBA
Interconnect Pvt. Ltd. for E-commerce
Over the years, SBA Infotech has emerged as a key facilitator of
e-governance activities initiated by The Ministry of Corporate Affairs and
The Department of Income Tax and is gradually expanding its portfolio of
online services, while SBA Interconnect is efficiently catering to the ever
increasing commercial activities on the Internet across the country.
Board of Directors:
SBA groups top management is a perfect amalgam of youthful dynamism
and invaluable experience across various fields that are reflected through
the quality services offered by the company.
A thorough visionary and an esteemed member of The Institute of
Chartered Accountants of India,
Mr. Ruia has excelled in the Accounting
and Auditing profession for the last 18 years. In 1998, he left Tata
as Manager, Corporate finance to start his own practice and
later realized his potential through the SBA group.
His areas of
expertise are merchant banking, corporate finance, marketing management and
taxation. He is the driving force behind SBA and supervises the e-governance
and B2B divisions along with overall management of the group.
A graduate from the University of Mumbai, Mr. Lad has been a senior member
of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
of India for over 29 years
and has unrivalled experience in the fields of finance, accounting and
auditing. With a matchless business acumen, he has also essayed the role as
finance director for various business groups in the middle-east and is
presently a managing partner at the prominent Dubai based audit firm, Behl,
Lad & Al Sayegh (BLS).
Another esteemed member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,
Mr. Bagade has accounting and auditing experience of over 8 years. Having
worked overseas as a senior auditor and currently running a successful
practice of his own, Mr. Bagade is an authority on Income Tax, MVAT audits,
statutory audits of banks and NPA recovery. He has also been on the Statutory
Audit Panel of UCO Bank
in the past and is currently on the panel at
Bank of India.
P Shah (CA)
Mr. Shah is a Commerce Graduate from Pune University. He is a member of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants
of India and practicing in the
field of Income Tax Law and Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999. In
particular, he is practicing for over 19 years in Tax Counseling and
appearing before the Income Tax Appellate forums under the Income Tax Act,
1961 viz. Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and before the Income Tax
Appellate Tribunal. Mr. Shah has, also, authored some articles,
on issues relating to the Income Tax Law, in Gujarati news paper viz. Vyapar
and, also, in some professional magazines.
A gifted Chemical Engineering graduate from BITS Pilani
wealth of experience in the petrochemical industry, Mr. Kasturi has been
associated with various groups at L&T, ExxonMobil
and a few
other major MNCs in senior marketing positions. He also has innumerous
associate qualifications and is a member of the Society of Tribology and
Lubrication Engineers. At SBA, he has lent his expertise for over 6 years
now and heads the project management division.
A multi-talented post graduate from K.C. College of Management Studies
Mumbai, Mrs. Ruia specializes in marketing in the primary markets, corporate
finance and fiscal services along with an advisory capacity in the field of
Insurance. In 2006, she joined SBA Infotech Pvt. Ltd. And today the
Insurance Management Consultancy and Corporate Finance division are thriving
under her exemplary leadership.
Starting prodigiously at an early age, Mr. Dayal worked his way up handling
inventory, finance and banking for his familys machine manufacturing
business. In 1987, he ambitiously floated Alois Gutenberg Machines to
manufacture printing machinery and further established Alois Gutenberg
Leasing & Finance to lease out the machines. In 2002, he expanded his
horizons and started investing in real estate and land acquisition and in
2006, joined SBA Infotech Private Limited to lend his unparalleled expertise
to the real estate and investment division.
A dynamic young graduate from Ohio State University
specialization in accounting, Mr. Lads expertise lies in International
Business, Marketing and Management. On account of constant interface with
MNCs throughout his professional career, Mr. Lad is currently managing SBA
Groups Marketing & Public Relations along with the management of
e-Commerce & B2B.
A graduate from the University of Mumbai
, Mr. Dabholkar is a
peerless expert in the field of logistic services
. He currently
holds a senior operational position at Ace Clearing & Forwarding, Nhava
Sheva and has been an active contributor to the finance and operations
function at the SBA Group.