Mr. Dharmendra B Mehta
Ms Giselle Mehta
Co Managing Director
About Mr. Dharmendra B Mehta- CMD
D. B.Mehta commenced his working life as a Chartered Accountant, with additional qualifications in Cost Accounting and Bachelor of General Law. He enjoyed an eventful bureaucratic career in the Indian Revenue Service having qualified in the 1990 Batch of the Civil Service Exam.
After a decade long career as an IRS officer he embraced the opportunities of financial markets and the challenges of independent entrepreneurship by establishing ALLEGRO.
ALLEGRO has successfully delivered many residential and commercial projects like "Acropolis Apartments" “Maximus Commercial Complex” and City Centre Mall (Co- promoter) in the Central Business District of Mangalore. Other prominent projects which are successfully completed are “Adelphia “and “Allegro Aureus “in the elite neighbourhood of Falnir, Mangalore and “Aristaa Enclave” a residential -cum -Commercial project in Pandeshwar, near Prestige Forum Fiza Mall. "Aristaa Enclave" with a CRISIL 5 star rating and “Allegro Aureus”with a CRISIL 6 STAR rating are a testimonial of Allegro’s commitment to deliver on time a good product to their customers. “Aristaa Enclave is the recipient of “Ultratech Award 2014” for the Best Highrise Structure and “Allegro Aureus” is the recipient of CARE AWARDS 2019 for the Best Residential Building in its category. His business interests are in Renewable Energy and Automobile Dealership in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Allegro’s ownership of a wind power units in Karnataka and Maharashtra has been motivated by a big picture of the environmental imperative for clean energy and to address the energy deficit of the nation in a sustainable manner. He is also the Chairman of India Green Building Council, Mangalore.
His affection for his adopted city and state means he is active on advisory formations for infrastructure development. He has tendered advisory opinions to government bodies and departments on matters relating to fiscal policy and taxation, Building Bye Laws, TDR’s, disaster relief, epidemic control etc.
He was a laterally inducted President of the Kanara Builders Association. He looks forward to an impactful second innings as the Chairman of CREDAI, Mangalore Chapter. He has been the President of the Board of Mangalore Stock Exchange for several years and a two- term elected Director on the Board of the Inter Connected Stock Exchange of India, Mumbai. He is actively sought on speaking platforms for expertise on various financial and trade related subjects. He has been on the Governing Body of Nirmiti Kendra Mangalore and is on the GB of Karnataka CREDAI and on the Board of Studies of Srinivas College of management, Srinivas University, Mangalore. He is also an Independent Director in Mangalore Smart City Ltd.
As a builder, his motto is to do ethical business and deliver value for money, to surpass customers’ expectations. His dealings are transparent and honest. For him delivering on the commitment and after sales service are the two mantras for being successful.
About Giselle Mehta - Director
Giselle Mehta entered the Indian Revenue Service in 1990. In the year 2000, she joined her spouse for a collective journey in entrepreneurship. Their focus on construction is a logical choice enjoying a certain continuity with the past. Giselle’s father, the late JM Lobo Prabhu had pioneered Mangalore’s very first Highrise apartment Lobo Prabhu Court in the late 1970’s and this single landmark structure forever changed the landscape of a quiet roof tiled town into one of subsequent vertical growth with a visionary act.
She has been a Co-director and Partner with her husband in joint enterprises of the ALLEGRO group, and is also a proprietrix in her own capacity. Her wind power project in Nasik supplies power to the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company. She is one of the very few women entrepreneurs in the country to enjoy a certification with the UNFCC for the Clean Development Mechanism.
She enjoys a renowned creative persona as author of the popular novel " Blossom Showers." The versatile lady is also widely sought for her intellectual insights on various speaking platforms.
Their personal philosophy of entrepreneurship is that wealth creation must be an enabling concept- one that benefits others through enjoyment of a quality product, an employment and income generator, a driver of associated growth, a contributor to the country’s fiscal strength, and facilitator of relevant personal progress. Prudence and assurance of personal involvement defines their carefully calibrated style.
She is the President of the Mangalore Central Excise, Customs & GST Retired Officers Association, a registered Society.