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Ashish P. Dhakan

Mr. Ashish P. Dhakan is the MD & CEO of Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd. Ashish P. Dhakan is a first generation entrepreneur with rare foresight and zeal. He has raised the bar of the security industry in India by setting a new benchmark. He holds an MBA from Mumbai University and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering. An out of the box thinker and business leader, he has supported the cause of Indian Security Industry through various Industry bodies and forums. His consistent efforts and initiatives led to security awareness among government and private sector companies in India. His vision about Indian security industry’s growth has led to the formation of Prama Hikvision India, the very first joint venture company formed by Hikvision across the world. He led Prama Hikvision into a leading security business entity by successfully creating a pan India network of dealers, distributors and system integrators. Ashish Dhakan had built a diversified vertical solutions team to cater Hikvision solutions to the Indian market. The vertical solutions offered by Prama Hikvision are best suited for the Indian environment and customised as per end-users requirements and specifications. He led Prama Hikvision in driving technological innovation by offering solutions in the Smart City, Safe City, Transport, Education, Banking Pharma and Retail segments. He has also been instrumental in setting up a state-of-the-art training centre in India to train system integrators, partners and end-users about latest technologies, products and solutions. The company has 21 RMA centers to enable RMA processes to support Pan India dealer and distributor network. He is the driving force behind Hikvision’s ‘Make-in–India’ plan and implementation strategy. He has been instrumental in making big ticket investment in Hikvision’s ‘Make-in-India’ program. It is one of the biggest initiatives rolled out by Prama Hikvision India as a part of India specific product manufacturing roadmap. With this initiative Hikvision has set up a world-class manufacturing plant to cater to India and overseas market. Under his dynamic leadership, Hikvision has established impeccable trust and reputation among security industry professionals in India. His pioneering initiatives led to many breakthroughs and established Prama Hikvision as one of the leading security business entities. His success saga is part of Indian security industry’s shining growth story.