Amara Raja

Dr.Ramachandra N Galla



Dr. M.R. Naidu


Mr.Jayadev Galla



Mr. C. Prasanth


Mrs. Padmavathi Galla

Managing Director


Mr. I.B.K. Murthy


Dr.Ramadevi Gourineni



Dr. E. Vasantha Naidu


Mr.G. Vijay Naidu

SBU-Head (Engineering Division)


Mr.G.Jagan Mohan

SBU-Head (Galla Foods Division)

DR.Ramachandra N Galla

DR.Ramachandra N Galla


Amara Raja Group
Born in 1938, Dr. Ramachandra N. Galla, the Chairman of the Amara Raja Group completed his electrical Engineering and acquired a Masters Degree in Applied Electronics in 1967. Followed by that he also did his Masters in System Sciences in Michigan State University USA in 1968.

He had worked briefly for US Steel Corporation, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA and later joined Sargent & Lundy in 1971; he worked in various capacities until 1985 before he turned a full time entrepreneur and founder of the Amara Raja group of companies.

He has since then promoted and established the following companies in India which employs over 4000 employees.
Amara Raja Batteries Limited – a JV with Johnson Controls Inc.
Amara Raja Power Systems Limited
Mangal Industries Limited
Amara Raja Electronics Limited
Galla Foods Limited
Mr. Galla’s mission statement has always been to transform our spheres of influence and to improve the quality of life by building institutions that provide better access to better opportunities, goods and services to people all the time.

True to his mission statement and his interest in the social uplift of people, Mr. Galla has founded the following trusts -
Krishna Devaraya Educational & Cultural Association (KECA)
Established in 1975 to provide scholarship to the poor and needy students to pursue their Higher education.
Rajanna Trust
Established in 1999 to construct check dams deepening the tanks to improve the ground water levels.
Mangamma & Gangul Naidu Memorial Trust
Established in 2003 to provide drinking water facilities, constructing check dams & providing infrastructure facilities to Petamitta and surrounding villages.

Awards and Citations received

Best entrepreneur of the year (1998) , Udyog Rattan Award, Excellence Award (1999)

Award By Institute of Economic Studies.

Industrial Economist Business Excellence Award

Award By The Industrial Economist, Chennai In 1999.

5S Excellence Award

By Confederation Of Indian Industry (Southern Region) In 2005, At Chennai.


By The S.V University In 2007 At Tirupathi
By The JNTU University
Jayadev Galla

Jayadev Galla


Jay Galla is the Managing Director of Amara Raja Batteries Limited, a leading manufacturer of Advanced Lead Acid batteries for Industrial and Automotive applications with a turnover of USD 225 million FY 07-08.

Prior to ARBL, Jay served as an International Sales Executive in GNB Battery Technologies, Inc., USA (now part of Exide Technologies, Inc., USA) for two years. Jay’s achievement include
Spearheading the ARBL’s automotive batteries (Amaron) venture;
Striking a partnership with Johnson Controls Inc., (JCI), U.S.A. for the automotive battery business,
Winning the prestigious Ford World Excellence Award in 2004 achieved by meeting global delivery standards.
Under his guidance, ARBL has ventured overseas and has made significant inroads in the key global automotive markets like Japan, Singapore, Australia and the U.A.E

Jay is member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Southern Regional Council,
The Co-Chairman of CII’s Family Business Sub Committee
Member of the Madras Round Table No.1.
He was a founder member of the National Governing Council of CII’s Young Indians and also a founder member of the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Hyderabad Chapter.
Jay is a Permanent Trustee of the Rajanna Trust which works towards the uplift of over 2000 agricultural families in Andhra Pradesh.
He holds a bachelors’ degree in Political Science and Economics from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA. As an avid sports lover, he has played chess and tennis at a competitive level. He also enjoys golf, motor sports, diving, travel and pop culture in general.
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