It was in 1991 when Prabhat Kumar Sinha and Pravin Kumar decided to stay back in Patna after returning back completing their engineering degrees from Karnataka to work in the state in developing the IT market which was non-existant then. In April 1992 both formed Astric Computers India Private Limited to start their trading in hardware which they procured from the famous Delhi market. It began slow and an office was opened on S.P.Verma road the first IT company to start their office which today has all offices on the same area.
Prabhat and Pravin then took a decision to partner with technology companies to start services as sales alone would not have taken them far. They shook hands with TVSE, HP, Epson and it continues till date today the company has partnership with all major names in hardware business for sales
and services in the state of Bihar.
Later in the 90's their better half's also came in as directors with knowledge about handling the growing family at Astric and managing the day-to-day needs of a growing organization. The majority of Astric Computers (I) Pvt. Ltd. work is woven around hardware sales (distribution) and services
and today the office space has also grown to about 10,000 sq. ft. in Samriddhi Complex alone on S.P.Verma Road in Patna.
Our esteemed directors :
Prabhat Kumar Sinha is our dynamic Director for the Group who did his B.E. in Computer Science (1987-91). He has been one of his own kind of flag bearers for the group since inception with enterprising, loveable persona, helping nature, ability to take risks and build upon dreams. He has a wide experience of almost two decades in IT industry and is unique professional in the state known for his devotion and abilities for thinking about state first and also as first generation entrepreneurs in his family. Father a bureaucrat and Mother a teacher Prabhat has great passion and appetite for societal impact projects. His interest is especially towards training and capacity building for the youth and backward masses of Bihar.
His philosophy to redefine ICT as Information for Collaboration in Transformation and zeal for creation of alliances and setting up new goals is unbelievable. Incidentally he is one of the most active person for the development of the state in IT field for some years including Bihar IT Association, Bihar Industry Association, and Executive Member of IT Core Committee-Govt. of Bihar, CII-Bihar and TiE Bihar Chapter. He has total dedication towards state building and no one can deter his religious goals which is embedded in his vision leading the mission for shining Bihar.
Pravin Kumar is also our Group Director and a 1990 batch Electronics Engineer and has a bend of mind towards technology and has stupendous skills in negotiation, has the skill set of knowing the market level knowledge and foreseeing the benefits for the organizations benefit much before competition. Has extreme passion to be the front runner, has fabulous entrepreneurship skills and can tickle to educate the best minds with his tricks and solutions in shortest possible time. Has extensive background in optimization and prioritization of marketing initiatives, has leadership experience in the IT Sales & services industry with extensive experience of building businesses. Also has vast experience in relevant brand management and advertising with a strong knowledge and appreciation of sophisticated marketing principles and is without a doubt the brain of our group.
He is involved in man management of entire group and enjoys sharing happiness with all at times he is involved with celebration with staff in good times and at bad times puts pressure on performance as nothing succeeds like success. Has always been a person known for his knowledge and understanding of situation handling in grave moments has always excelled.
Smt. Rimjhim Singh is also our Director, a post graduate in M.Sc from Burdwan University, West Bengal. Apart from handling the activities as homemaker with Prabhat she finds time to work on extensively towards administrative and managerial areas in office towards fulfilling her in-built skill both as a leading women entrepreneur and also as force to reckon with in the office towards good quality work.
Her focus is to empower women and organize various workshops in line with the motivational skill for inclusive growth, her efforts towards capacity building of honing the employability skills of the youth across the state with special focus on under privileged masses is remarkable. She is one of the pillars in the organization who has helped the other to adopt and provided a platform for performing class her skills of managing home, office and collaborative sessions of officials and students on a very limited time lines and has always excelled in all the fields. She has a charming personality and finesse of understanding of administrative things and hence takes charge of extremely tricky situations with a smile.
Smt. Kiran Gupta is our Director, a graduate with work experience of around 17 years. She is also a homemaker for Pravin and is one of the architects for the group who has been responsible for the overall management of accounts, logistics and human resource along with guiding the team on a day-to-day activities.
She also has proven herself in handling the infrastructure and program co-ordination. She is the jewel for the group in taking the leap towards the major objective of women empowerment and team building initiatives required in motivating the youth. She has a never say no attitude and sticks to the basics of work culture.