Mr. Harish Chandra Prasad Yarlagadda is the Promoter and Chairman of Malaxmi Group. He founded the Malaxmi Group in 2006 to develop infrastructure and core sector projects. A visionary to the truest sense of the word, Harish’s goals for the group have diversified business interests. He is a founder member of Malaxmi Foundation, The Cultural Centre of Vijayawada and Malaxmi Agri and Rural Research Centre through which he inspires to give back to the society and has made every member of the group a socially responsible professional. Apart from Malaxmi, his competence has earned him other respectable associations including Member of the AP Chief Minister’s Advisory Council for promoting the investments in the State, Member of the Advisory Committee formed by the Government of AP to organize Global Investors Meet in Hyderabad and Member, World Presidents Organization (WPO). Harish started his career with Desein Pvt. Ltd., which has been among the world-wide leading consultants for global power projects of various MW sizes. Subsequently, after a short stint with Spectrum Power Generation, he joined the Lanco group in 1995, as the head of its power division. He holds to his credit a first class with distinction from Osmania University College of Engineering, Hyderabad which he earned in 1982. A Master’s in Computers and Information Sciences from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) in 1984 further cemented his illustrious academic profile. A recipient of numerous prestigious awards like the ‘Business Excellence Award’, which he was awarded in 2004 on the occasion of World Telugu Federation (WTF) and the ‘Scroll of Honour’, conferred upon him by the Institute of Engineers (India) in 2005; he leads by example.