Mr. Anand Thakkar
Achiever's Success Story
"Driving Innovation and Excellence: Anand Thakkar's Journey as GM of Design & Development at RR Parkon"
Meet Mr. Anand Thakkar, a seasoned professional with a career spanning 21 years in the field of Design & Development of Car Parking Systems. He holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering and currently serves as the General Manager of Design & Development at RR Parkon, a subsidiary of Ram Ratna Infrastructure Private Limited. RR Parkon is a prominent player in the automated car parking industry, under the umbrella of RR Global, a USD 1.4 Billion conglomerate.
Mr. Thakkar has been an instrumental figure in steering RR Parkon to the forefront of the automated car parking industry. The company’s commitment to innovation, exceptional customer service, and ethical practices has propelled it to become a preferred choice in the market. With a presence in over 50 cities across India and expanding global footprints in countries like Nepal, Uganda, Sri Lanka, UAE, Bahrain, and Oman, RR Parkon has solidified its position as a pioneer.
Throughout his tenure, Mr. Thakkar’s focus has been on Reliability, Safety, and Quality in designing car parking systems. Since 2001, he has led efforts to provide innovative solutions to builders and promoters, resulting in the development of 20 different variants of car parking systems, including Tower parking, Puzzle systems, Shuttle systems, and more. Under his guidance, an R&D team was established to continually develop better products and meet growing delivery demands.
Mr. Thakkar has also been at the forefront of adopting smart technologies in the car parking industry. His team utilizes sensors, cameras, and data analytics to monitor real-time parking space availability and guide drivers to vacant spots. As electric vehicles gain popularity, he has spearheaded the integration of electric vehicle charging stations, aligning with the global shift towards sustainable mobility.
Furthermore, Mr. Thakkar champions green initiatives within the industry. He has overseen the incorporation of eco-friendly designs, such as green roofs, solar panels, and rainwater harvesting systems, reducing the ecological footprint of car parking facilities.
Embracing the digital age, Mr. Thakkar has integrated AI and data analytics to optimize parking operations and predict peak hours. His visionary leadership and innovative strategies continue to shape RR Parkon’s growth trajectory, making a significant impact in the evolving landscape of car parking systems.