Our Team

Our Partners


Registration Number:
dated 5th December, 2017

Mr. V.K. Jain is the founder of Kanchansobha Finance Private Limited and Kanchansobha Debt Resolution Advisors LLP. He serves as the Chairman of Kanchansobha Pvt. Limited which has expanded over the years and has more than 100 clients today.

Under the guidance and oversight of Mr. Jain, Kanchansobha has become one of the fastest growing companies in Investment Banking and is the preferred advisor for clients spanning a variety of industries. Mr. Jain has handled large corporate debt restructuring and turnaround cases, executed mergers & acquisitions and advised large corporates on business development, expansion, treasury management, raising of term loans, raising of equity through private and public issues and raising of mezzanine funding. He is a certified Insolvency Professional and is a Designated Partner of Kanchansobha Debt Resolution Advisors LLP.

Prior to promoting Kanchansobha, he has worked for over 35 years with various Industrial Houses including B.K. Birla Group, Nath Group & S.Kumars Group in various capacities. He was a Senior Executive Director in Nath Group and CFO & Managing Director in S. Kumars Group.

Mr. Jain is Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Member of the Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI.


Mr. Akshay Jain

B.Tech/M.Tech, Msc.- PEM,MBA

Mr. Akshay Jain is Managing Director at Kanchansobha Finance Private Limited and a Designated Partner at Kanchansobha Debt Resolution Advisors LLP. Mr. Akshay Jain has a rich background in strategy, banking and capital markets and has worked in various capacities in these areas across the globe. Prior to joining Kachansobha, he worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs and Co. in the Natural Resources group in New York.

He led execution of a variety of deals spanning M & A, syndication of debt, equity & hybrids and corporate restructuring involving large global corporates and partnerships. Previously, he has worked in strategy roles at TOTAL S.A. (an oil and gas major), and in engineering roles at Axens (a basic engineering company), in France.

Mr. Akshay Jain earned a B.Tech and M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from. IIT Kanpur in 2009. He completed a Master's program in Petroleum Economics and Management at IFP School (France) in 2011 and earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management (United States) in 2016.


IBBI/IPA-002/IP-N00151 /2017-18/10398
dated 27th June, 2017

Mr S Gopalakrishnan has worked in the banking industry with a leading nationalized bank for 31 years and later worked as an advisor with a listed infrastructure company for 3 years.

He has held managerial positions in the bank in many parts of the country, key areas being in the Corporate IR & Policy Department in the Head Office for five years and in the Corporate Credit Department of Zonal Office of the bank in Mumbai for ten years.

He had steered efforts in taking classes for newly promoted officers of the bank on varied topics such as accounts, working capital assessment and rating of borrowers which were held at the Staff Training Centre of the bank in Mumbai on regular intervals and has also effectively faced the trade unions in the bank during turbulence.

He is a qualified Insolvency Professional.



Registration Number:
dated 31st March, 2018

Mr Mayank R Jain is a Senior Chartered Accountant & Cost Accountant with vast industrial experience of more than two decades.

He has worked with various organizations in Senior positions such as CFO, Sr VP Finance & VP Finance. He has also worked in positions as Research Analyst with Various Share brokers and Merchant Bankers. He has handled many sophisticated functions such as raising of funds under sales tax deferral scheme, raising private equity in india and outside india, raising of Funds through various structured finance deals within and outside india, term loan and working capital financing, distressed funding, monitoring and controlling of funds. Apart from these, he has also been involved in income tax matters such as assessment, appeals, CIT and tribunal, settlement cases, and various excise and sales tax enforcement matters.

He is actively involved in the business operations of JKR Advisory Services LLP as Partner.

He is a qualified Insolvency Professional.



Registration Number:
IBBI/IPA-001/IP-P00489/2017-18/10877 dated 10th Aug, 2017

Mr. Suresh Chand Garg is a Practicing Chartered Accountant having rich experience of more than 22 years. He is currently working as Senior Partner of M/s Vimal Goel & Associates, Chartered Accountants based at Jaipur.

Mr. Garg has rich experience in Audit, Taxation, Company Law Matters and Finance Consultancy for Corporates / PSUs / Banks. He has extensive knowledge & understanding of business practices, financial planning,
SME / Corporate lending, and Risk Management. He possesses time management & organization skills, multitasking skills and ability to work independently as well in a team.

He is a qualified Insolvency Professional.


Dr. Ram S. Sangapure

Registration Number:
IBBI/IPA-001/IP-P01063/2017-18/11756 dated 31st March, 2018

Dr. Ram S. Sangapure started his Banking career with IDBI and had exposure to various areas of Banking during his tenor of 5 years. Subsequently, he joined Central Bank of India as Assistant General Manager. During the 15 years of service in Central Bank of India, he worked as Chief Economist, Regional Manager, Zonal Manager, General Manager and Chairman of Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank. During his tenor as General Manager, he handled prestigious departments such as Risk Management, Retail Banking and Corporate Planning at Corporate Office, Mumbai.

In the year 2014, he was elevated as Executive Director of Punjab National Bank for period about 4 years and superannuated from the Banking service in March 2018.

He has served Banking industry for more than 35 years and held exposure of many prestigious positions and some of them are as follows:

  • Senior Lecturer in Economics at Pune and Mumbai Universities for about 9 years.
  • He was a member of Board of Directors in CIBIL Mumbai, PNB Housing Finance, PNB Everest Bank, Nepal.
  • He was a member of Industry level committees on Currency Storage & Management which was headed by Deputy Governor and was constituted by the Reserve Bank of India.

Industry Advisory Committee


Textile Engineer

Mr. Y R Shah has worked last as Joint Managing Director of Forbes Gokak Limited. He has worked with Textile Industry for more than 55 years out of which 30 years have been in Senior Management Positions in Birla and Tata Group. He was involved in putting up Spinning Mills in Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines for Aditya Birla Group during 1970-1975 and thereafter with Gokak Mills where he looked after the entire operations both in India and Indonesia.

Recently, Mr Y R Shah has worked as Advisor to many Textile Companies such as Keshavlal Talakchand (KT Group), Welspun Group, Shri Krishna Group, Technocraft Group, Sharda Group, etc. and has helped these Groups to improve their operations in many ways. He has also served as Director to many Companies in the Textile field. Presently he is independent Director on the Board of Nitin Spinners.

He was involved in many consultancy assignments in Textile field through Brescon and also has done Technical due diligence on behalf of ICICI for Sangam and Welspun operations at the time of ICICIdecision for Equity Participation in these companies.

He has a strong background on strategic planning, market development and giving viable solutions to the operations.


B.E (Mech), MS(Mech)

Mr. J.J. Desai has worked on Transmission Line Projects, Thermal Power (Raw Water, Circulating Water & Cooling Tower Pumping Schemes ), Refinery Project ( FCCU Units ), Solar Thermal for Process Heat, etc.

He has carried out the above functions with many leading companies such as Tata International & Larsen & Toubro Ltd. – International Sales, Exxon Mobile, Shell, & B.P., Major EPC like Technip, Flour Daniel, PMC like Foster Wheeler, Bechtel, major power companies such as EGAT, Thailand & NPC, Philippines, National Oil companies like Petronas – Malaysia & Petrobras – Brazil. He has travelled extensively in South East Asia, China, Europe & South America


Textile Engineer

Mr. Sharad Tandon, is a Textile Engineer and has worked as CEO in M/s. Standon Consulting company, as a Turnkey Textile Project Consultant. He has been personally trained in Switzerland on latest generation textile machines. He is into consulting business since 1987, and has vast experience in consulting ranging from small units to corporates and acquired specialization in performance improvement & project reports.

He has 26 years of working experience in designing, implanting projects and exposure in improving sick unit's performance.

Some of the important services rendered by him are as follows:

  • Turnkey Textile Project and Management consultants.
  • From Concept to commercial operations.
  • Business plan approach.
  • Money first priority in planning.
  • Revival and turnaround of sick units
  • Abreast with latest technology but Key choice is relevant technology
  • Human resources focus plan
  • Innovative and out of the box solutions are his specialty.

He possess, expertise in rendering Triple III solutions, Unique, Innovative, and Solution to issue of Capital expenditure risk, ownership and Deliverance.

Banking Advisory Committee



Mr.T.R. Bajalia started his banking career in 1974 with Bank of India and joined IDBI in 1983. He has worked in the banking industry for more than 29 years and has served at various positions.

Some of the important positions held by him are as follows:

  • Deputy Managing Director / Director at Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
  • Executive Director at IDBI Bank
  • Principal Officer of IDBI Bank
  • Member of the Committee constituted by Reserve Bank of India for restructuring of cases with exposure less than Rs.100 million.

Mr. Bajalia is a Member of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

Currently Mr. Bajalia is on the advisory board of a few domestic companies in manufacturing, services and financial sectors.



Mr. P. Sanyal has 34 years of expertise in various areas of banking industry. He has further served for 6 years as Managing Director in STCI FINANCE LTD (Formerly known as Securities Trading Corporation of India Ltd), Director in subsidiary companies of STCI. STCI-PD, STCI Commodities, Standard Chartered-STCI Capital Markets Ltd. and Indo Gulf Financial Services (Bahrain).

Prior to Joining STCI Finance Ltd, Mr Sanyal worked as General Manager of Bank of India, In-Charge of Human Resources at Corporate Head Office. During his career of 34 years with Bank of India he held several important positions in India and abroad and carries rich experience and knowledge in all aspects of banking. He holds Board level positions, as an Independent Director, in a couple of companies, viz. a listed company and a wholly owned subsidiary of a Public Sector Bank.

Legal Advisory & Compliance Committee



Mr. Rakesh Kumar Agrawal has worked for about 25 years in Income Tax Department, as Income Tax Officer. At the time of his retirement he was holding a post as Additional Commissioner of Income Tax and was at the Corporate Office.

Some of important portfolios during the tenure are as detailed below:

  • Worked for around 12 years, as assessing Officer in Corporate and Non Corporate Tax.
  • Has experience in Judicial work, TDS, I & CI (Intelligence & Criminal Investigation)
  • Worked for more than 5 years as Asst/Dy.CIT (HQ- Admin) at Chief Commissioner Office.
  • Represented Income Tax department cases, before ITAT (Income Tax Appellate Tribunal) Major Training course attended during the course of his service as follows
  • Participated in advance training programme on CORPORATE TAXATION AND ADVOCACY TRAINING at Gurgaon India conducted by Duke University North Carolina, Durham USA.
  • Training in NADT, Nagpur, on the subject Challenges in the tax policy for IRS Officers.
  • Have posted as expenditure observer in General Election to the 6th Legislative assembly of Dhanbad (Jharkhand) 2014.

Presently Mr Agarwal has been enrolled as an Advocate under Bar council of Maharashtra & Goa. In view of the aforesaid exposures, he will be a guiding factor, in Income Tax matters and Legal/Judicial Matters. He can work independently and as well as in team.



Mr. Ram Krishna Dash has served the banking behemoth SBI for more than 35 years in various positions before his superannuation as DGM in the Stressed Assets Management Group (SAMG) of the Bank. Mr. R. K Dash joined SBI as a Probationary Officer in 1982.

Some of the positions held by him in the past are as follows:

  • DGM (Ops. MIS & Pol.), SAMG, CC Mumbai
  • DGM & Jt. Dir, SBIICM, Hyderabad
  • GM, SBI Commercial & International Bank Ltd. Mumbai DGM, SBI Global Factors Ltd, Mumbai
  • DGM & SVP, SBI Factors & Commercial Services Ltd, Mumbai DGM, Project Finance, PFSBU, Corp. Centre, Mumbai
  • DGM, IDBI, CDR Cell, IDBI Towers, Mumbai
  • AGM (Region Head), Region - 2, Zonal Office, Sambalpur AGM & RM, Commercial Branch, Bhubaneswar
  • CM and Branch Head, Commercial Branch, Rourkela and Bapujinagar Branch Bhubaneswar.



Mr. Yogesh J. Shriyan has served the banking industry with a leading nationalized Bank for 40 years and retired as Chief Manager. Out of the same, he has been Branch Head in various parts of the country including Mumbai, for about 23 years in various scales. He has worked as Internal Auditor for the bank in Mumbai for five years. Some of the prestigious postings held by him are as Branch Head in a SEZ branch and Credit Head in Banks Overseas Branch in Mumbai.

He has exposure in working in Bank's IT Department as Admin at Central Office.

He has worked as designated Authorised Officer for certain Branches for implementing and taking possession under "SARFAESI ACT" on stressed assets of the Bank and has coordinated several Legal cases filled by the Bank in various courts.

He possesses management as well as organizations skills and ability to work in team.

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