Mr VENKAT MANOHAR DONTAMSETTI
CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR
SHRI SHAKTI RESORTS & HOTELS LTD
Industry / Sector
Other ( Hospitality, Education and PBS )
Mr D V Manohar is Founder Chairman of Shri Shakti Group, active in Hospitality, Education, LPG and Solar Power Generation.
Past Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Past President of Hotels and Restaurants Association of Andhra Pradesh.
He is the Chairman of Hyderabad Bicycling Club (HBC). Under his leadership, HBC has grown from just about 800 members in 2011 to over
16000 members now and emerged as the World’s largest cycling club online overtaking the Denver Front Range Cycling Club, USA.
He is the Vice President & Treasurer of World Cycling Alliance, Brussels.
He was speaker at two sessions at Habitat III in October, 2016 in Quito,Ecuador “the once in a generation” summit organized by the United
Nations to finalise the New Urban Agenda for the World for the years 2016-2036.
He was speaker at Velo-City Global 2014 at Adelaide, Australia, Velo-City Global 2015 at Nantes & Velo-City Global 2016 at Taipei.
He was also speaker at Scientists for Cycling Colloquium organized by University of South Australia along with European Cyclists
Federation, at Adelaide, Australia in May, 2014.
TED Speaker where he shared his passions of both Cycling and Entrepreneurship on this international platform.
Mr Manohar accompanied the Prime Minister of India Mr Narendra Modi to Rwanda & Uganda as Member of the Indian Business
delegation in July, 2018.
Successfully finished the over 520 kms long gruelling London to Paris Cycle Challenge 2011 from 1st June to 4th June 2011 &
repeated the above Challenge Ride in May, 2013. This cycle ride is an annual event being organized by the U Foundation to raise
money for supporting the education of under privileged children.
The well-diversified Shri Shakti Group’s core activities are Hospitality, Education and Public Bike Sharing. The driving force behind the Shri Shakti Group is Mr.D.V. Manohar, the Founder Chairman.
Shri Shakti Resorts & Hotels Ltd:
Owns and operates a 5 star Hotel viz., The Manohar at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad.
FAMILY WORLD: the pioneer of the concept of family recreation.
Launched in the 1990, Family World figures in the Limca Book of World Records for ‘Machan’, the unique Tree Top Restaurant developed by it.
Shri Shakti Educational Society:
IHM - Shri Shakti : It is the only Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) in the private sector in Andhra Pradesh affiliated to National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India.
SSCHM: A full fledged Hotel Management College viz. Shri Shakti College of Hotel Management (SSCHM) affiliated to Osmania University.
Smartbike Mobility Pvt Ltd (Smartbike):
Smartbike is India’s fastest growing Public Bike Sharing System Company. Smartbike is engaged in the business of promoting usage of bicycles in India, developing and operating Public Bike Sharing Systems all over India in general and in major cities of India and the Smart Cities under the Government of India’s Smart Cities Mission in particular.