Dr Arun Kumar

Dr Arun Kumar



Dr Kumar is the President of Development Alternatives and has extensive experience in the areas of technology design, system engineering, business development and research.

Specialisation - He has worked in the areas of renewable energy technology design and development, systems engineering and business development and general management.

Sustainable Technology Packages - Since 1989, Dr Kumar has been involved in the development and liberation of sustainable technology packages in the areas of low-cost construction, decentralised energy production, clean and green technologies, biomass utilisation, paper recycling and other livelihoods technologies.

DESI Power - Under his leadership, the first DESI Power Biomass based Energy System was installed and commissioned at TARAgram, Orchha in 1996. The unit meets the entire electricity requirements of the Appropriate Technology Centre of Development Alternatives.

Education: An engineer by Profession, Dr Kumar did his Ph.D from the University for Birmingham, England.

Education: He graduated from Benaras Hindu University and after a distinguished career in the Indian Air Force, where he served the Ministry of Agriculture on deputation as Director of Agricultural Aviation, he decided to devote the rest of his life for the betterment of the Bundelkhand area.

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