Our Story

Our business strives to keep machines moving, by reducing maintenance costs, increase equipment life and eliminate failures. We aim to eliminate uncertainty in equipment. Our vision is to be the world’s best service company, and our recent awards reflect our standing as one of the leading SMEs of India. Stakeholder Delight is the cornerstone of our business philosophy.

  • 42 Qualified Service Personnel
  • Level 1 Thermography and Level 2 Vibration Analysis Certified Engineers
  • Fully equipped workshop in Navi Mumbai, India
  • Our Warehouse in UAE stocks genuine Engine Spare Parts worth roughly USD 1 million.
  • ISO 9001:2015 certified by LRQA
  • Rated BBB long term and A2 short term by ICRA and Crisil.

Established in 1996, Neptunus today has a team of nearly 100 people, with offices in India and the Middle East. We are widely regarded as the leading engineering solutions provider in India, the Middle East and South Asia. In 2016, Axis Bank and MSME  rated us as one of the top 100 leading  SMEs of India with the India  SME 100 award. We are also the leading recycler of non-ferrous alloys in our region, providing high reliability and service to our global customers.

  • Featured, "Leading SMEs of India 2017" by Dun & Bradstreet and RBL Bank.
  • Awarded the India SME 100 Award (Top 100 SMEs in India from over 49000 nominations) by the Government of India by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Axis Bank in 2016.
  • National Winner, "Microsoft Completely Boss Challenge", 2013.
  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  • SME Chamber of India
  • International Association of Drilling Contractors
  • National Human Resource Development Network
  • Ascent Foundation

Our Leadership Team

Uday Purohit

Managing Director

Uday Purohit is a Marine Engineer by profession, a first generation entrepreneur and a Diesel Engine Expert. He is inspired by people, new technologies and new business ideas. Uday is also the Hon. General Secretary of the Institute of Marine Engineers (India), a professional body which has a membership base of over 10,000 Marine Engineers. He is a keen golfer and traveller.

Akshay Purohit


Akshay works on setting Neptunus up for the next phase of its growth – from one of the leading SMEs of India to an enduring global corporation – through a focus on people, processes and sustainable scaling up. Akshay previously worked at Teach For India, and is an alum of Columbia University, New York, the Mahindra United World College of Pune and Fr. Agnel School, Navi Mumbai. He enjoys long distance running, swimming, cycling, writing and learning more about the world through books, travel, people and his dogs.

Pratik Dave

Head Metals & Finance and Accounts

Pratik Dave heads Finance, as well as the Metals business at Neptunus. He has spent over a decade at Neptunus, having graduated from ITM, Navi Mumbai with a PGDM in Finance in 2007. He also works on exploring new business avenues with an aim to diversify Neptunus’ offerings into new markets. Pratik is passionate about travel and meeting new people.

Santosh Kamath

Head of Operations

Santosh Kamath is an alum of the Manipal Institute of Technology. He’s spent 15 years at Neptunus, rising from a Trainee Engineer to a member of the Core Leadership Team. Santosh focusses on Indian Operations, as well as the overseas business, and on new product development. He’s always looking for an opportunity to meet different people, understand innovative technologies, improve himself and spend quality time with his kids!

Nikhil Purohit

Head Marketing

Nikhil graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in May 2015 with a Bachelors in Business Administration degree (BBA) in Marketing and Strategy Management Consulting. Having worked for two and a half years at Ogilvy Mumbai as a Brand Strategy Planner, Nikhil joined Neptunus in November 2017. Nikhil is looking to build partnerships and widen Neptunus’ network as it moves towards being a one-stop engineering technology solution provider. Nikhil enjoys watching sport, reading about how brands sell their story, is a closet poet and an after-dinner amateur mimic.

Nilesh Kadam

General Manager, Sales

Nilesh Kadam has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and plays a techno-commercial role at Neptunus. He heads the Sales team at Neptunus across different engineering verticals and Machine reliability. Nilesh comes with a rich experience in Mahindra and Mahindra and at ABB.

Pooja Sawant

Sr. Manager Human Resources

Pooja Sawant holds a Masters in Human Resources from Mumbai University. She heads HR at Neptunus and brings with her 14+ years experience in core HR initiatives with Leading Manufacturing and Infrastructure Construction organizations viz. Ashok Piramal Group, Ambuja Cements Limited & Skanska Cementation. Pooja enjoys travelling, meeting new people, reading books on fiction and thrillers.

Yogesh Kajale

Head of Engineering

Yogesh acts as Head of Engineering at Neptunus. He has 20 years experience at Engine OEM companies. He has got Master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Portland State University (USA). Yogesh likes watching sports and enjoys playing badminton & cricket.