Yathindra Shetty

Meet Yathindra Shetty, a driving force behind Shiv Sulphuric Solutions (OPC) Pvt. Ltd. With over 40 years of experience in sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid, phosphatic fertilizers plant EPC projects, Yathindra’s journey has been one of unwavering commitment, innovation, and transformative leadership. Let’s delve into the remarkable career of this seasoned executive.

As a Director of Shiv Sulphuric Solutions, Shrinivas shoulders the responsibility of complete project execution including engineering, construction & commissioning.

A Trailblazer in Sulphuric Acid & Related Chemicals and EPC Projects

1. Early Beginnings

Yathindra’s professional voyage commenced in 1976 as a Trainee Engineer at Dharamsi Morarji Chemicals Ltd. (DMCC). His hands-on experience spanned maintenance of Sulphuric Acid Plants, Aluminium Sulphate (Alum) facilities, Cryolite, and Aluminium Fluoride plants. The critical upkeep of utilities, including DG stations and pump houses, sharpened his engineering acumen.

2. Project Management Excellence

In 1982, Yathindra transitioned to the External Project Division, where he assumed the role of Project Engineer and later, Project Manager. His tenure witnessed the successful execution of several key projects across India and abroad:

  • 300 TPD Sulphuric Acid Plant in Trivandrum: A milestone achievement for M/s Travancore Titanium Products Ltd.
  • 1000 TPD SA Project in Vadodara: A testament to his expertise, serving GSFC.
  • Alum Project in Lusaka, Zambia: Yathindra’s global impact extended to M/s CESL.

3. Merging with Monsanto

The merger of the Project Division with Monsanto birthed MDEEL in 1996, later rebranded as MEPL—a Monsanto Co. subsidiary. During this phase, Yathindra led significant projects:

  • 350 TPD Smelter-Based SA Project in Kafue, Zambia: A strategic move for Mopani, an FQML group company.
  • 300 TPD SA Project in Vizak: A critical expansion for CFL.
  • Capacity Expansion of 1000 TPD SA Plant Equipment for CFL: A testament to Yathindra’s unwavering commitment.

4. Sustainable Energy and Water Ventures

From 2007 to January 2016, Yathindra contributed significantly to the Abengoa group subsidiary in India. His focus on sustainable energy and water projects underscored his commitment to environmental stewardship.

5. A Valuable Team Member

Yathindra’s multifaceted expertise—spanning maintenance, project management, and business development—positions him as an invaluable asset to our new venture, Shiv Sulphuric Solutions (OPC) Pvt. Ltd. His legacy of operational excellence and strategic vision continues to shape industries worldwide.