About Us

This is India's only exclusive bi-monthly magazine on pump industry, now in 30th year of publication. Publishers are technocrats with long experience in the pump industry; eminent editorial board comprises from Pump industry and technical / research institution.

We publish articles of leading experts in the field. Every issue contains details of new inventions, technological up-gradation of different types of pumps, their selection, application, design-construction, working principle and maintenance. Buyer's guide have complete addresses of Indian & international manufacturers of various types of pumps, valves, seals, motors and pump traders etc. is published in every issue, relevant technical pump data, conversion factors, guidelines for selection of pump, protective devices, mechanical seals and valves are other regular features.

Many pump user industries, government and public sector organizations, technical institution, manufacturers, consultants and traders have subscribed to the magazine all over the country & abroad.


Founder Hon. Editorial Board

Dr. Subir Kar
Professor, Emeritus, I.I.T. Bombay

Founder President of National Society of Fluid mechanics and fluid power, India. Earlier head of Mechanical engg. deptt. of I. I. T. Bombay. Guided several thesis, masters' dissertation work and B. Tech. projects, published many technical papers on various topics.

Dr. T. A. Sihorwala
Ex President, IWWA, Mumbai Ex Prof & Head & Dean (Research & Development) Civil Engg. Dept., SGSITS, Indore Professor & Advisor, Civil Engg. IES, IPS Academy, Indore


Mr. R.K. Srivastava Director : Kirloskar Brothers Limited


Arun P. Pantoji
Vice President Kirloskar Brothers Ltd., Dewas

Having 33 years of experience in the leading pump companies of India.


Editor-in-Chief & Publisher

Anil Upadhyay
Editor-in-Chief & Publisher

A technocrat with management qualifications, having 35 years of experience in the pump industry, worked with multinationals, wide exposure to marketing of pumps in India and abroad, widely traveled.

Hon Editor - J G Bhadbhade

Mr Jay Bhadbhade is an Engineering graduate from the reputed Government College of Engineering Pune, with post –graduate qualifications in Marketing Management. He started his professional career in a reputed foundry and acquired the required insight into the foundry. He joined Kishor pumps, a leading special purpose pump manufacturer in Pune in 1977 and was actively involved and associated with the growth of the company till 2002. Mr.Bhadbhade’s most significant marketing achievement so far has been the introduction and establishment of this latest concept of this submersible sewage pumps in India. Besides dry motor submersible sewage pumps he also successfully handled other special purpose products like vertical/horizontal special purpose chemical/environmental pumps, mercury pumps,rubber line pumps, Ni-hard pumps,mixers,digesters,aerators etc.

Mr.Bhadbhade is also acknowledged to be good at public speaking and in giving technical/general presentation. He has received several best presentation awards in pump seminars/workshops. He was a National scholar during his academic career. He was a good sportsman at the university level in Cricket, Chess, Softball and Athletics.

After leaving Kishor, he joined Aqua, a small player in the Field of Submersible Pumps. In 2012 he joined as a Director, Xylem (XYL), a leading global water technology provider, Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation. After a brief stint in Xylem , he again joined Aqua Machineries P Ltd as a joint managing director.

Hon Editor - A S Joshi

Mr.A.S.Joshi is a Mechanical Engineer . He started his career with Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. (KBL) India as a Design Engineer for designing of chemical process and multistage pumps. In the year 1988, KBL floated a joint venture company – KEPL ( Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited) in India with technical association with Ebara Corporation, Japan. He was initially trained in Ebara Japan. . He is in the field of Design & Application Engineering for last 40 years and has rich experience in design, application and trouble shooting of API process and boiler feed pumps. Presently he is working as Technical Consultant in KEPL Company. He has visited many countries for technical discussions and interactions with esteemed consultants and users of API process pumps.