Nirmal Poddar is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Mumbai, having graduated in 1983. He has worked at Godrej & Boyce in various capacities for 20 years. Major experience there has been in R&D / Operations and as VP & Business Head in the field of Machine Tools & Precision Equipment for Defense / Nuclear / Space Programs. In year 2004, he joined Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd as President Instruments responsible for Domestic Sales & Marketing, R&D and Manufacturing of the Instrument business for Transasia. Lately, he is responsible for all Instrument related R&D and Manufacturing for the entire Transasia Group.