Our Team


Ullhas Nimkar

Chairman & Managing Director

  • A Chartered Colourist from the University of Leeds, UK.
  • Founder of Texanlab Laboratories Pvt. Ltd, India’s premier Textile Testing Laboratory and now the Ambassador Emeritus.

  • A Fellow of the Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC), a silver medallist and the first Vice-President (India) of the Society in Bradford, UK.

  • Founder & Trustee of the SDC Education Charity in India.

  • A Fellow of the Textile Association of India.

  • An acknowledged expert in the field of Ecology, Sustainability and Testing for the textile industry.

  • Lectured at textile meetings and conferences world-wide on a variety of topics, recently focused on ecology and sustainability.

  • Associated with leading textile schools and universities as a mentor and resource person.
  • Member of the Bureau of Indian Standards.

  • Technical Advisor and Managing Committee Member of various Textile Associations and Trade Bodies.

Prasad Pant

Chief Executive Officer

  • A Textile Technologist with 25 years’ experience in Textiles and Wet Processing.

  • Work experience with Ciba Speciality Chemicals, Atul Ltd and IDI with responsibilities in dyestuff & auxiliaries marketing, technical services and product innovation.

  • Member of the Managing Committee, The Dyestuffs Manufacturers Association of India (DMAI) for 2 years, which is a professional body representing about 800 dyestuffs and intermediates manufacturers across India.

  • Member on the Dyestuff Industry Sub-Committee under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, Government of India for advice to the 11th Five Year Plan.

  • Member of Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC) and actively involved in giving technical presentations in SDCs lecture series.

Anagha Nimkar

Chief Operating Officer

  • Textile Technologist and Chemical Engineer from University of Leeds, UK.

  • Actively working on Textile Legislation’s globally, RSL’s and its impact in Textile Processing.

  • Actively working on ecological parameters and its impact on the Textile supply chain from raw material to disposal.

  • University dissertation on ‘Treatment of Effluents in the Textile Industry: De-colourisation of dye-house wastes using enzymes and ozone treatment’.

  • Experience in analytical test methods with a focus on ecology.

Seema Nimkar


  • Director with NimkarTek since inception.

C N Sivaramakrishnan

Technical Advisor

  • A Textile Technologist with more that 30 years’ experience in Textiles wet processing and specialty chemical manufacture.

  • Extensive knowledge and specialisation in surfactants, specialty chemicals and effluent treatment chemicals, pulp & paper chemicals, industrial gums and other polymers.

  • Instrumental in setting up of a modern Ethoxylation plant the early 1990s.

  • A prolific writer in many national and international journals of repute. Mr Sivaramakrishnan has authored a book on 'Anthology of Specialty Chemicals for Textiles'.

  • Consultant to the Textiles Committee (Govt. of India) to conduct training programs across the country.

  • Founder trustee of the Society of Dyers and Colourists and currently the Hon. Trustee Chairman of the SDC.

  • Member of the India Association of Chemical Technologists, India and the Textile Association.


Dr. Dileep Wakankar

Technical Advisor

  • Doctorate from Mumbai University in Organic Chemistry .

  • 31 years of work experience in the field of R & D, Quality Control, Technical Sales and Product Stewardship

  • Last assignment was Head (Product Stewardship) and Vice –President at Archroma (India) Ltd, a global chemicals company catering to textiles, leather and paper industry .

  • Has several technical publications to his name in international journals.

  • Has been associated with CHEMEXCIL, (a Basic Chemicals, Cosmetics & Dyes Export Promotion Council, set by Indian Government) as Vice-Chairman, Chairman of CHEMEXCIL’S REACH Committee and their Indian Chemical Inventory Committee .

Dr. Nitin Nimkar

Head - Testing & Research

  • Doctorate from ICT, Mumbai (formerly, UDCT), in the field of Catalysis from Chemical engineering department.

  • Was managing all instrumental facility at ICT for 9 years.

  • Worked at many places like INDAL, IDI, and PIDILITE as Analytical managerial position.

  • Associated with many analytical labs as ISO 17025, ISO 18001 consultant as well as Analytical consultant as well as resource person.

  • Associated with many leading colleges of University of Mumbai as mentor in Analytical, QC/QA related subjects for bio-analytical faculty.

  • Has more than 10 years’ experience in Ecological testing of Textile, Leather goods, Accessories and raw materials.

  • Was Technical advisor in Hazardous Waste management and effluent treatment at TTC Waste Management Association.

Mamata Padwal

Technical Manager

  • Having more than 30years hands on experience in solving fabric defects, analysis of complete range of textile auxiliaries, fiber to fabric analysis, Dyeing - printing & its applications, detergent analysis and dye intermediates.

  • Served as a Technical Manager in Texanlab laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

  • Since last two decades has concentrated on ecological testing & standardized various parameters.

  • Also has special expertise in testing dyes and intermediates.

Annie Waingankar

Asst. Manager (LMS Administration)

Substantial experience of admin related work for the last 19 years worked with Texanlab laboratories pvt. ltd., which was also included an important job of website surveillance

Well versed in customer relationship management, has also handled responsibility of day to day office requirements and its management. Was a good liaison between internal staff & top management.

Now joined NimkarTek as Assistant Manager of LMS administration, has responsibilities such as customer interface & payments follow ups, query resolution & maintaining the database. Additional responsibility is to be an active member in platform maintenance.


Pankaj Mendhe

Asst. Technical Manager

  • Post –graduate (M.Tech) in textiles from ICT, Mumbai, where his research paper was on Plasma Technology for surface modification

  • Participated and presented papers at national level competition at IIT in India

  • Has been working at NimkarTek for research on green chemistry and chemical management

Seema Shinde


  • Completed her Master degree in Chemistry from Manipal University.

  • For the last 7 years worked with Texanlab Laboratories as an Analyst in analytical department.

  • Well versed in testing of ecological parameters such as Banned amines, Chlorophenols, COC, Phthalates, PAHs, Biodegradability, COD, BOD . Expertise in GCMS, LCMS, UV Visible instruments.

Shabdagandha Joshi


  • B.Sc in Microbiology
  • M.Sc in Bio-analytical Sciences

  • Knowledge of Regulatory Guidelines like ICH, 21CFR, etc...

    Good Knowledge & Expertise in the use of Instruments like GC-MS, HPLC, UV-Vis, etc…


    Rajshree Mahakal


    • Completed her Bachelor's Degree in Science with specialisation in Chemistry from Pune University.

    • She holds Post Graduate Diploma in Chemical Separation and Instrumentation from DICT, Ahmadnagar.

    • She was previously associated with Ink Company where she worked in capacity of Quality Assurance & Quality Controller.

    • Currently working as Chemist with Nimkartek.

    Mandar Mathkari

    Accounts Executive

    Completed his post graduation (M.Comm) from Pune University .

    He has 5 years of experience in Accounts field and handling accounts related issues.

    Currently working in NimkarTek as Accounts Executive & handling all accounts related work.