Yooil Infrastructure: Introducing the Next Epoch of Water Management

Partha Pratim Saha ,CEOIn the 16th century, when the Italian polymath of the Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci said water is the driver of nature, most of the people of his time considered it as an over statement. But half a millennium later, while the whole world concur his words, the water management industry has become a multi-billion dollar industry with an impeccable future prospects. To have a perspective, the Smart Water Management Market, a piece of the vast water management & conservation industry, is expected to be worth $21.4 billion by 2024.

Replicating many other high-growth markets, flaring in demand is one-stop-shop solution providers, and its best example is the clients’ constant flow to Yooil Infrastructure Private Limited – one of the leading multinational companies providing a one-stop-shop for the state-of-the-art solutions for water resources management and conservation. The company’s visionary Chairman, Prakash Jain saw this immense opportunity in the sector and inked a tie-up with the Korean M/s YOOIL Engineering to establish YOOIL Infrastructure in Sep 2018 to bring-in this state-of-the-art technology to the Indian market, which is a first of its kind, Today, it offers a wide range of bleeding-edge products, including Rubber dams, Bituminous Geo Membrane (BGM) & Concrete mattress.

Holistic Solutions
“The biggest challenge for water management companies while executing multiple projects is the management of manpower, resources and working capital. In addition to our products, we help tackle all
these challenges through a dedicated team of professionals who associate with reliable partners, vendors and contractors, possessing sound technical and financial background,” elucidates Partha Pratim Saha, CEO, Yooil Infrastructure. He spearheads a robust team, which comprises of experts like Om Jangid (VP-Engineering & Projects), Vipin Kumar Chandel (VP-Marketing & Sales), Manish Singh (VP-Geotech Solutions), & P. Madhavapandian (Construction Manager), who have combined experience of more than 200 years across some of the most challenging projects in the industry. This experience plinth helps the company execute complicated and intricate construction methods like Sheet Piling and Secant Piling, which offer huge operational and financial benefits to the clients.

Yooil envisions leveraging its experience backbone to couple it with the world-class technologies and thus enlivening the subcontinent’s water management & conservation landscape. For instance, the company’s fourth generation Rubber dams are a substitute to the conventional concrete structure & steel gates for the management of water resources, It’s not only knife & bullet resistant, but boasts of a fully automated operation using SCADA and a life-span of more than 30 years. On the other hand, the BGM can substitute the conventional concrete, HDPE or other impermeable lining with a durability of more than 50 years.

Yooil envisions leveraging its experience backbone to couple it with the world-class technologies and thus enlivening the subcontinent’s water management & conservation landscape

“We continuously strive to provide state-of-the-art technology products, which are environment friendly with much longer lifetime, easy installation, and near zero maintenance cost, thus making it genuinely cost effective compared to any other conventional process in use currently. Our Rubber dams & BGM are mere examples,” adjoins Partha. Yooil’s air inflated Rubber dam has over 30 patents and now provides fourth generation technology.

The Next Phase
Celebrating the second year of its operations, most of the company’s efforts have gone into introducing its products to the end users, state utilities, consultants, and engineers. However, amidst this, the company has also managed to complete a pilot project for BGM lining as well as the first Rubber dam project. “Our sales for the 2019-20 financial year was clocked at around Rs.35 crore, which is likely to grow to Rs.100 crore in 2020-21 and Rs.200 crore in 2021-22. On the other hand, our headcount is also poised to grow from the current 25 to about 70 employees during this period,” concludes Partha.