Dr. Basavaraj who is a brilliant Real-tor is the Managing Director of Shri Nandi Builders India Pvt Ltd. He is also a multi – faceted business magnet who is engaged in the purchase of land and selling it especially to the Corporate Sector and the NRI’s. The Shri Nandini Builders India Pvt. Ltd. who are land developers is closely associated with some of the most leading corporates, like, Heera Nandani, Salav Puria, Sadco Company and Berries. They are also having association with famous companies like, IBM, Intel, CISCO, Infosys, ABB, Gokul Das, ESSAR and Adarsh etc.
Dr. Basavaraj strongly believes that India has a great future. According to him, India should go in for Globalisation. In his opinion, more attention should be given for the development of villages. It is only with the development of the villages that this great objective could be achieved, he opines. “India will become a Super Power within a short span of five to ten years”, says Dr. Basavaraj Dr. Basavaraj strongly believes that India will become a Super Power within a short span of five to ten years. He is recently elected Secretary General of the Karnataka Chapter of Young Chamber of Commerce. In his view, one of the essentials for the development of the villages is implementation of health care programmes. And he says, that Sanitation is the key factor to be given priority for making the villages healthy. Promotion of Education He gives more emphasis to the programmes for providing enough power and education to the masses. According to him, adequate infrastructure should be made available to the schools, in order to enable the students to get a more viable educational standard. Dr.Basavaraj has his own views in the matter of imparting education. According to him education should be made free and compulsory and it should be started from the grass-root level, which of-course, meant the villages and that too from the lower classes. As part of the educational promotion project, he provides the under privileged children in schools with free text books, note books, uniforms and food. He owns a school which is run under the auspices of Shri Nandi Educational Trust of which he is the Chairman. He is the Director & Trustee of Lingayat Mat, an orphanage which is run for the benefit of the children from the underprivileged strata of society.
He calls upon the younger generation to ‘give more attention to education and health’. He gives high value to education and health. He always advice the younger generation, especially the boys and girls to focus their attention more on education and health. Dr. Basavaraj is also a person who is deeply involved in social service activities. He does free eye operations, amputation of legs for diabetes and so on. He conducts mass marriage for 100- 150 people every year He extends all possible help to the lower strata of society. He provides Free Tractors and cows to the poor farmers. He is very keen on extending all possible help to the deserving people. He conducts mass marriages in order to help the poor to fulfill their dreams to have a family life and a better future. ‘Former President of India late Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is the person who inspired me the most’. According to him, it is the former President of India late Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam who inspired him the most. Similarly, Tripure CM Sarkkar and Sardar Vallabai Patel also inspired him a lot. He considers the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as his role model. And if some one asks him about the person whom he hates the most in life, he will quickly answer without any doubt that it is none other than George Bush. He has high regard for the white color and is very fond of cars. Apart from being into real estate business which is his main area of concentration, he also takes keen interest in co – operative housing. Today, a large number of people in the country are homeless and perhaps, it may be because of the understanding of this grave situation, that his humanitarian mentality has forced him take a decision to form a housing society. This project is intended for providing houses at affordable price to the Middle Class strata of society. This sort of a low cost housing scheme would certainly benefit a large number of homeless people.
Further to this, he is also involving himself strongly in political activities and is making all efforts to establish a strong political base for himself. It was his inborn desire from the early age to become a great political leader. His father too was a great politician from Davannagara in Karnataka. He believes in extending all possible help to the deserving people on his own initiative. He wanted to see the younger generation of India to be highly literate and health – wise stronger. ‘My father wanted me to become a doctor’ but, I didn’t. According to Dr. Basavaraj , his father wanted him to become a doctor. But, he was not at all interested in that profession and even studies. He went to Bangalore from Davannagara in 1990, to study B.A. However, he discontinued his collegiate education, as he had no interest in studies.
Later he got employment as Cashier, with a real estate company owned by one gentle man Gangaram. He did the job with utmost care, sincerity and honesty. Gangaram who recognized the honesty and sincerity as well as the efficiency of Basavaraj , took him to his real estate business. But, in 1995, Dr.Basavaraj left the job with Gangaram’s real estate company and started his own real estate business. It is this business which was started in 1995, that has flourished today into a reputed private limited company called “Shri Nandi builders India Pvt. Ltd”. Future Plans Dr. Basavaraj has a very clear and concrete idea about the future. He is planning to open up a Co-operative Bankwith zero per cent interest with the idea of helping the women and the physically disabled sections of the society. It is his lust to serve the unprotected sections of the community and humanitarian attitudes that have prompted him to take such a decision.
He has been following the nature of service mindedness from a very young age. He has been considering this matter very seriously and the process for the project is on the move now. The name of the bank has also been almost decided and he proposes to give it the name Shri Nandini Credit Co-operative Bank. Another future project he proposes to launch is a Hatchery. This project is proposed to be started immediately in collaboration with some of the leading companies.
Dr. Basavaraj is also a person with a specific formula for success in any field. According to his formula, upto 99 per cent we have to work on our own self and one per cent will be the blessing of the God Almighty. He further believes in the ‘Work is Worship’ Philosophy. He is focusing attention mainly on travelling with family every three months. As part of this personal policy he has visited 45 countries so far. He considers that networking is very important for keeping relationships and also for success in business and everything else today.
Dr. Basavaraj is today well connected with a large number of high profile dignitaries and the business community at large in Karnataka with the help of the networking technology. He is a person who is utterly against the use of alcohol and he strongly demands that alcohol be banned in India.
He believes in the Oneness of God and is a humanitarian by nature. As part of his belief he has recently purchased some land in his home town for the Muslim community for an Eid Garh and for a Cemetery in Davannagara. Hailing from Davannagara in Karnataka he is the son of M Baswana Gowda and Mahanti. His father was a politician and an agriculturist and mother a house wife. He is the youngest son and he has one brother. A graduate degree holder Dr.Basavaraj is married to Hema and the couple have two children, a son and one daughter who are twins. He got his doctoral degree recently from the Aldersgate College under the European Union. The Aldersgate European Professional Doctorate is a uniquely tailored practicebased programme for management professionals and entrepreneurs positioned at a CEO and Director levels working within a Global Business Environment Context. This qualification functions academically at an equivalent level to a traditional Ph D degree. And it is through hard work that he attained this degree.