RP is an expert in the fields of energy, environment and quality management. He serves as advisor to several organizations such as Centre for Science and Environment New Delhi; ESSAR Steel, Jindal Stainless Limited Steel, Jindal Steel and Power Limited, AIA Engineering Limited and Quality Council of India. RP is also a lead auditor for various international standards like ISO-9000, ISO- 14000, OHSAS-18000 and SA-8000.
RP has served several organizations. He also provides freelance consulting. RP is involved in advising industry on Environment Management System (development and implementation); GRI Reporting: Water & Waste water treatment; Energy Conservation, Carbon Trading ; Energy/Waterof audits , Resource Conservation and Climate Change. In his 4 decades of professional journey he has worked for several reputed organizations like, Hindustan Zinc Limited, Udaipur; The Triveni Engineering and Industries, New Delhi; Hindustan Dorr-Oliver Limited, Mumbai/Kolkata; Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, SENES Consultants, New Delhi and Zenith Energy, Hyderabad in different capacities. He was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at CantorCO2e India, a subsidiary of Cantor Group, Europe. RP is a founder Member of the Institution of Water and Environment (India) New Delhi. He is the past president of Indian Public Health Association Jamshedpur Centre.
RP had been adjudged as “Best Environment Manager in India” by Centre for Science and Environment in the year 2003. His paper on “Environment Protection and Resource Conservation” received Gold Medal from the Institution of Engineers in 1996. RP is also a recipient of “Vijay Shree Award” from the India International Friendship Society in 1997.
RP has undergone specialized training in the field of Environment Management and Energy Conservation at POSCO, Korea; AOTS, Osaka Japan and IECET, Nagoya, Japan; Dorr-Oliver Germany and UK; Joy Manufacturing Company, USA and UK; and in GHG accounting at World Resource Institute, Washington, USA. He has been trained by Du Pont Safety Services, Singapore and Australia on development and implementation of “Behavioral Safety Management”
RP represented Tata Steel as member of Working Groups on LCA Forum (ENCO), Review of Energy & Developments and Options to reduce CO2 emission (TECHCO) and Sustainable Steel (TECHCO) World Steel Association, Brussels during1998 to 2007.
RP holds Masters of Engineering (Plant & Equipment Design) – Honors with Gold Medal and Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) First, University of Roorkee (Now IIT Roorkee), India.