DIRECTOR PROFILES - Rajendra Kumar Bader
Mr. Rajendra Kumar Bader is like the bellwether for Bader Industries – always having a unerring eye for the future with a need to be socially productive for the community. In India, when he was a young man looking for something useful to do, all the talk in the economy was about Roti, Kapda aur Makaan (Bread, Clothes, and Housing. That was the whole genesis of entering into the flour mill business, for Roti.
Like his elder brother, Mr. Bader went to the same institutes for higher learning. He completed his graduation in 1970 from Darrang College, Tezpur and then post graduation from the renowned IIM, Calcutta in 1972. After completing his MBA, he entered into business and managed rice and flour mills for four years. He had foreseen the business potential in the state scenario alongwith the socially useful enterprise they would be entering into if they put up a flour mill. Both him and his brother were convinced and that led them to set up a flour mill in Tezpur – Nezone Foods Private Limited in 1985, which later proved to be the foundation stone of Nezone Biscuits. He also played an integral role in the setting up of other companies under the “Nezone” name like Nezone Biscuits Pvt. Ltd., Nezone Industries and Nezone Snacks.
Mr. R.K. Bader is an industrialist of very high repute in Assam with immense experience and maturity, he has proven success in all business activities that he has involved in commanding exemplary repute in trade and industry in Assam and NE Region. He has more than 30 years experience in business and is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the region with good business acumen. Mr. RK Bader also serves as the director of other companies in the family business, namely Arihant Solvex Pvt. Ltd., Sonitpur Solvex Pvt. Ltd., SM Herbals Pvt. Ltd., Silvercrest Clothing Pvt. Ltd. and North East Infratech Pvt. Ltd. Most recently, Mr. R.K. Bader was awarded as the highest individual tax payer of Assam for the financial year 2016-17 by the Income Tax Department.