Meet The Team

Who We Are

Rakesh Upadhyay

Dr. Rakesh Upadhyay

Founder & Managing Director

With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Rakesh Upadhyay completed his Engineering in the year 1989 and started his carrier with Kariwal Brothers at New Delhi as Civil Engineer then he was promoted as Project Manager and as Project manager of M.P. he continued his journey for 12 years with Kariwal Brothers.

He started with his own construction company with the name of M/s. R.S Engineers (2001-2006) and In 2007 he started with a new limited firm M/s. Prachi Infrastructure (P) Ltd in Indore.

His entrepreneurial approach and visionary leadership has paved the way for success for PIPL in the most competitive construction industry.

Dr. Sharda Devi

Director - Finance

Dr. Sharda Devi has done her MBA 1991 and started her own finance consultancy. She got married to Dr. Rakesh Kumar in 1993 took the responsibility to support her husband in all the financial matters of M/s. R.S Engineers and later Prachi Infrastructure (P) Ltd.

She is the backbone of PIPL advising on new projects from Finance perspective.

Together with Dr. Rakesh Upadhyay she attained her doctrate from Chennai in Ayurvedic Panchgavya Science and running a hospital which helps poor people of the region get quality treatment at low or no cost.


Mr. Akshay Kumar

Director - Business Development & Projects

Mr. Akshay Kumar is an Alum of prestigious IIT Roorkee from where he studied Mechanical Engineering. He was working for an MNC taking projects in Germany & India for 2.5 years after graduation. 

He joined PIPL in 2018 and is responsible for Business Development and critical projects' execution. 

His dynamic way of thinking has increased the company's growth and under his leadership PIPL has completed several high risk challenging projects in record time.

Mrs. Prachi Upadhyay

Director - Public Relations and HR

Mrs Prachi has done Civil Engineering in the year 2016 and joined the company in January 2016 as a full time director. With her new ideas and excellent people management skills, she has brought boom to the company. 

The overall image of the company among clients and employees has improved a lot. She is an inspiration for girls pursuing civil engineering and conducts various seminars & workshops to encourage and empower women in the field of Civil Engineering. Due to her efforts the percentage of Women workforce in PIPL has increased from 2% to 23% and it is ever growing since.

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Mr. Rajeev Upadhyay

Director - Project Execution & QMS

Mr. Rajeev Upadhyay completed his engineering in 2001 and joined hands with Dr Rakesh as an engineer taking up projects in various states. With an experience of over 20 years, he has been the cornerstone of success. 

His presence among the engineers fills them up with confidence and encourages them to perform better.