Writer, Assistant director
Popularly known internationally as the Green Maharaja, the London born owner of RRB Energy, Rakesh Bakshi (born 4 June 1958) is an Indian climate change activist, professor and businessman credited as one of the pioneers in the field of non-conventional energy sources in India and is the founder of Solchrome Private Limited and RRB Energy Limited. He is serving as the incumbent Chairman and Managing Director at RRBEL. In 1991, Rakesh Bakshi was awarded Padma Shri, One Of Indias highest civilian award by the then President of India Shri. R. Venkataraman in recognition of his commendable contributions in the field of renewable energy sources.He is the first person in the country to be awarded this award for working in the field of Non conventional energy source.
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