Success Stories

Kavitha Rajesh

Properitor, Om Sai Andhra Paints

Kavitha Rajesh is a woman who wear many hats and who is at ease at multi-tasking in the various roles that she shoulders, an entrepreneur, office bearer of various associations, a wife, mother and daughter-in-, she shoulders all this with ease and aplomb.

A commerce graduate, who went on to graduate in law from Osmania University, worked in several organizations holding different responsibilities in finance, marketing and administration. 

In the year 2002, at 31 years of age, she got an opportunity to start a paint industry. After this there was no looking back.

She got into manufacturing of decorative, industrial and specialised paints, her company known as “Om Sai Andhra Paints” (OSAP), and her paints popular “Gold Seal” brand paints. They supply paints to corporates like L&T and infrastructure companies, OEM etc.

From 1995, Kavitha Rajesh has been the member of the “Association of Women Entrepreneurs of India”, (ALEAP). She has worked in different capacities as an honorary office bearer. She is the present Treasurer of ALEAP and Secretary for ALEAP IALA Industrial Estate, Committee Member of CED (Centre for Entrepreneurial Development of ALEAP), which is for skill development.

She is also the President of “Hyderabad Management Association”, (HMA) for year 21-22. This is a body evolved to represent the interests of management professionals in the state of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh. 

The Indian school of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad, ran an entrepreneur development program which was to train 10000 women globally by GOLDMANSAACH It was a 4-month certificate course by ISB, which she cleared with flying colours.

She was also invited to attend the “South Asian Women Entrepreneur Symposium”, hosted by the “US department of State”, held in Dhaka in 2012.

This symposium was designed to explore the challenges and opportunities faced by women who owned small and medium sized enterprises. The symposium was also to create cross border economic linkages between women entrepreneurs and established business leaders across the south Asian region.   

She was invited by the US Federal Government for a voluntary leadership program for women entrepreneurs, VOLVIS in the year 2013.

She was also invited by TANA (TELUGU ASSOCIACTION OF NORTH AMERICA), as special guest for their 21st Tana conference held from 26th to 28th May 2017, in St Louis, to speak on empowering women and how small-scale industries are flourishing in INDIA.

She was one of the 400 entrepreneurs selected from India for the recently held global entrepreneur summit in Hyderabad in the year 2017 (GES), which was addressed by our honourable Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi and Mrs. Ivanka Trump from U.S.A.

Attended the EMPRETEC flagship capacity-building programme of the United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for the promotion of entrepreneurship of micro, small and medium sizes enterprises (MSME), to facilitate sustainable development and inclusive growth.

She was one of the selective few invited from GOLDMANSACHS Global 10000 women from INDIA for the RECENT WORLD ECONOMIC FORM in DAVOS SWITZERLAND on 22nd January 2019. It was a flagship platform in the space of 10000 women by providing business education and access to capital reaching women from 56 countries globally, when women led 10K Women launch with GS.

She is one of the US consulate Alumni steering committee member. This is supported by public affairs section of US Consulate Hyderabad. The Alumni Steering Committee was officially launched by counsel general Mr. Joel Reifman, on 7th September, in the year 2019 - 2020.

She is the State President of ABWCI Association of Business Women in Commerce & Industry (ABWCI) - Virtual Global Chamber of Commerce for Women. Its membership spans some of the most prominent Women entrepreneurs, Women organisations, Educational institutions, and Companies investing in Women.

She says that she has a long road ahead and as she carries her journey we do not know what else she will surmount or bring to the table.

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