About our company

The company previously named as Zero Gravity Business Services was formed in 2013 to cater to the HR needs of the start-up’s and Trainings in Retail Industry.

It later took a formal shape in name of praataH Business Services in 2016 and formalised different business segments like Support Services, Retail, BPO & Trainings

This aspiring organisation is founded by Shyam & Pratibha Hambarde who was later joined Vivek Lad contributing his most to the Retail Sector.

Over a period, praataH has built a relationship of Trust & quality services with its clients across industries. It’s approach to understand client’s needs and deliver with consistency has been the reason for the long term association with its clients.

Our Clients

Clients Speak

  • "As start up, It's like long time battle for finding the skill sets, cultural fit, and the start-up mentality in one package when it come to recruiting. Especially in ever increasing market competition with your products or services so also on recruiting to form your team. Start-ups can sometimes get locked into the idea that they need the golden child of the industry yet certain level of realism in seeking out talent is important. Thats were praataH came in picture to help.
    1. praataH effectively understood & identified the need that best fits.
    2. praataH folks, went way out and conducted rigorous screening procedures, in some cases even did designing & defining innovative approaches for initial screening.
    3. A win-win vis-a-vis requirement for skills & adaptability to start up in functional & financial fit where praataH's role was significant."

    - Amol (Co-founder ESC-India)

  • Human Resource are the most valuable resource in the service industry. When it comes to hiring, its about selecting the right candidate that has the right attitude and values. Praatah team makes sure a suitable candidate is placed understanding our specified and unspecified requirement. It has been helping us not only in hiring but also managing HR activities.

    - Girish Lakhotiya ( Director, Acclivus Advisors)

Our Team

Pratibha Hambarde

Chief Executive Officer

Pratibha heads the Business operations primarily the client interfacing and the business development. She has contributed right from company inception to execution of strategies. Her expertise lies in handling the day to day business operations to Business development. She is a graduate in Agriculture from Rahuri University and a post graduate in Human Resource from Pune University. She is also a Zone Trainer from JCI, India. Prior to co-founding praataH, She has worked with companies in different industries like, IT, ITES, Real Estate and Media.

Shyam Hambarde


Shyam is an Agriculture graduate and an MBA in marketing from Pune University.While successfully handling his current ventures in Agriculture domain he always found a need of support services to the startup’s and SME’s and that’s how praataH was founded. Later it added Retail and other segments like BPO & Trainings into its wings. Shyam plays major role in managing the finances and strategy formulation. He comes with more than 12 years of experience in Sales and Marketing and has his ventures in the field of Agriculture. He has also worked in major Retail Players in India prior starting on his own in 2009.

Vivek Lad

Senior Consultant (Retail)

Vivek heads the business development and trainings division of Retail industry. He also is a founder of an E-commerce, B2B company named Savemax. He is an Agriculture graduate with a post graduate degree from IIPM, Bangalore. Vivek has extensive experience in Retail industry and is a known consultant for his domain knowledge. He plays major role in imparting trainings of Brand promoter and other trainings in the said domain. Prior to this he has worked with known brands in B2C and B2B in Retail industry.

Chetan Firodiya

Senior Consultant (Finance)

Chetan heads the finance division of the company, handing the project deliverable and front ending the communication He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, DISA and a commerce graduate. Chetan carried extensive experience in handling Audit Statutory and Internal, MIS Reporting, Taxation Advisory, Etc.

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