October 25, 2017

Pramod Ratnakar Khadilkar

Areas of Interest

  • Design for Base of the Pyramid (BoP), Design for Development, Capability Approach in Design, Design Theory, Design Methodology

Industrial Experience

  • Ashok Leyland (Senior Development Engineer)
  • General Motors (Digital Sculptor)

Educational background

  • B.E. (Production Engineering)
  • M. Des. (Product Design and Engineering)


  1. Khadilkar, P., Lokras, S., Somashekar, H. I., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Mani, M. (2015): Capability approach-based evaluation of a biomass cook-stove design. Current Science, 109, 1601−1609. [ISSN: 0011-3891, IF: 0.926]
  2. Khadilkar, P.R., and Mani, M. (2015): A Capability Approach based stakeholder analysis for the base of the pyramid: a case study of the firewood based cook-stoves. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 15), Vol. 9: User-Centred Design, Design of Socio-Technical Systems, Milan, Italy 27-30 July 2015, 23-32