About Us

Corporate Overview

Robo Silicon Private Limited – Headquartered in Hyderabad, since its incorporation in 1999 and subsequent product launch in 2001, the endeavor has been to offer the best in every aspect – be it mining, quarrying, processing, right up to the delivery of the products. Robo Silicon pioneered manufactured sand in India & was the first company to brand its sand as “ROBOSAND”.

Robo Silicon, for the first time in India, introduced "Manufactured Sand". It is not only the perfect substitute to the precious and fast depleting natural resource - river sand but is also a viable, cost-effective and an eco-friendly product.

The pillars of faith stand firmly on RoboSandTM because it protects environment, promotes ethical and legal construction activities and also eliminates the many disadvantages of using river sand for construction. In a very short span, RoboSandTM has earned the respect and patronage of leading Industry, including Real Estate and Construction giants in the country.


To attain leadership in providing quality manufactured sand and aggregates with employee centric focus leading to
finest customer experience.

To lead to our vision the following two are vital aspects we believe in:

  • Product and Process Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Robo Silicon. We are proud that this drive to innovate has led us to create the perfect substitute for river sand in the form of RoboSandTM. This success has spurred us on to launch another first in the form of RoboPlast for brick work and plaster applications.

  • Aligned with our values, Health, Safety and Environment are a crucial aspects of all Robo’s operations. Our commitment is based on a fundamental belief that all work related injuries and illnesses are avoidable by adopting safe workplace and transportation practices.



Innovation | Reliability | Empathy | Safety | People First |
Entrpreneurial Spirit | Customer Centric | Trust & Integrity

Mr. V. K. Mohan

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. V. K. Mohan is Chief Executive Officer and is based at Hyderabad.

Mohan is a Multi-faceted professional with expertise in understanding & managing of operational & frontline nature of Business. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Engineering and did Post Graduate Programme in Management from Indian School of Business (ISB).

Before joining Robo Silicon, Mohan was a part of RDC Concrete (India) Pvt. Ltd. wherein he handled various profiles having diversified hands on experience in handling overall business. With his immense exposure in Construction Business Management, Technical Sales, Solution Selling and Team Management he played a vital role in driving business successfully.

His philosophy is to - Embrace Entrepreneurial Spirit as the water that makes a plant grow. Adopting an entrepreneurial spirit means that you constantly keep the business's best interest in mind. You act with confidence, knowing that if the company succeeds, so do you. He firmly believes that we all want to be a part of something greater than ourselves; that's why we are all entrepreneurs at heart.

"Every great company has an enduring purpose. Our purpose, a simple yet powerful promise is To be Supplier and Employer of Choice."

He believes in promoting and harnessing the culture of entrepreneurship amongst each & every member. He has nurtured this spirit and has succeeded as Robo developed a fully invested team that is committed to propelling the business forward.


True North

In 2007 December, True North (formerly known as India Value Fund) took over the stake in the company. True North, a premier private equity investment fund owns 77% stake in the company. True North was established in 1999, with a focus on investing in and transforming mid-sized profitable businesses into industry leaders, built on strong foundation of True North values. Steered since its inception by Mr. Vishal Nevatia, True North has built deep knowledge and skill in the Indian market. It has successfully launched five separate investment funds with a combined corpus of over US$ 2 billion. Thirty-Five high quality international institutions with a combined investible capital base of over US$ 1 trillion have provided the capital for the fund.

The firm has invested in promising companies, partnered progress, and has seen successful exits. In each prudently selected investment, it developed resilient partnerships with management teams based on mutual respect, integrity, and transparency. This along with an ability to deliver appropriate support in building businesses has created great value for all stakeholders.

True North is primarily focused on businesses in three industries i.e. healthcare, financial services, food and consumer. It has now decided to add a fourth pillar and also focus on businesses in technology enabled products and services. True North specializes in making financial and intellectual capital available to growing mid-size Indian companies to help them realize their true potential. Some big investments of True North – Fincare, VKL, Hi-care, ACT, Seed works, Magma, Cloud Nine, etc.

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    The New Rajiv Gandhi Airport has been developed by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) - a joint venture company promoted by GMR Group (63%) and Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad (11%), Government of Andhra Pradesh (13%) and Airports Authority of India (13%) as the other consortium partners. Robo Silicon - The Pioneer of Manufactured Sand and Aggregates was chosen to supply quality RoboAggregates And RoboSand to build the modern airport and one of the best airstrips in India. With reference to the project requirements Robo supplied 5 Lakh MT of RoboSand and RoboAggregates.


    When GMR Group won the project for strengthening, widening and improvement of the existing 2 lane road into 4 lane road between Adloor Yellareddy and Kalkallu Gundla Pochanpalli on NH-7, Robo was their first choice. Robo was awarded with quarrying, erection, operation and maintenance of 200 TPH capacity - 3 stage plant for supply of 4 Lakh MT of RoboSand and RoboAggregates. Robo completed the project in record time.

  • DIAL

    Delhi International Airport (P) Limited ( DIAL) is a joint venture, formed as a consortium between GMR Group (54%), Airports Authority of India (26%), and Fraport AG & Eraman Malaysia (10% each). DIAL is a Bangalore headquartered global infrastructure major with interests in the Airports, Energy, Highways and Urban infrastructure. Robo dedicated 2 sets of 3 stage plants at Delhi and supplied 1 Million MT of RoboSand and RoboAggregates.


    Reliance built its first refinery at Jamnagar in 1999 for $6bn (€4.4bn), it was one of the world's largest and most sophisticated plants. Soon after Reliance was considering a second big refinery alongside the first, Robo was selected to supply 2 Million MT of RoboSand and RoboAggregates. Robo set up two 3 stage plant to cater the project requirements.