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Profile of registrant

Capt Prashanth Basavaraj

Identification number in the register: 673761211466-30
Registration date: 30/06/13 18:25:33

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/07/14 04:21:05
The date of the last annual update was 04/07/14 04:21:05

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Capt Prashanth Basavaraj
Acronym: CPB
Legal status: Vice President
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Veada Noopura V Thovinakere
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Prashanth Basavaraj
Position: Representative to the Govt of Comoros

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1717 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 1025 
Washington DC 20006
Telephone number: (+1202) 4369975
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: We are a Defense Strategies Company and we consult with various Governments in Africa in the fields of
Public Policy
Foreign Military Sales
Foreign Military Assistance
Human Rights
International Relations

we presently are Representatives for the Govt of Comoros to the US Senate and the US Congress

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: I have been working with the process of Business Development cycle for Companies with specific targets and performance values. I help companies go through the entire spectrum of the project cycle starting from the study and analysis, Certifications, Distributorship negotiations, Order price negotiation, deliveries, payments and successful completion of the entire project

I would be able to create distributorship agreements with large US Companies in the field of Defense products for the region and market them to the Countries and Governments. The access to the 20,000 line items range from the Critical to Non- Critical products, relief and disaster management, Crowd Control and all other products that fall into the above spectrum.

Deliverables, in terms of Quantity, Quality and on-time shipment is backed by the Prompt Payment Act and this is instilled in the Companies right from Day 1 of the process.

I presently am the Representative of the Government of Comoros to the US in the field of Public Policy, aid issues and the fight against terror and maritime threats.

I presently also work as the Vice President – Govt Relations and Global sales for Defense Strategy Corp, a DC based Defense Contracting Company.

I have worked with Various MNCs who are my Corporate clients and have total gross of 1.2 Billion Dollars of business done in the past 5 years.

I am interested in now working with one company as an in-house representative and develop the business development module in the Federal sales, International Government sales, Fix targets and perform with the team to complete the life cycle and train more co-workers on the verticals.


Was a Consultant for a MNC based in India that set up a Bulletproof jacket manufacturing unit. I helped through the entire process including set-up, Joint Venture agreements with Dupont and other Companies. Helped them understand various designs and finalized on the KammerBand design- an innovative latest design BPJ that sits its weight on the waist rather on the shoulder.
Helped them procure contracts to supply the same to a Country in East Africa.

Helped a Company with setting up of contracts and documentation to supply T-shirts to the DLA, US DOD totaling $25 million.

Helped another Company to set up a trouser manufacturing unit to match US DOD standards. Production is to start this May 2013.


I have worked with various MNCs and Countries. I was actively involved in Political Lobbying and was involved with the Nepal Congress under the Aegis of Mr. Girija Prasad Koirala. I was responsible for the Lobbying in the International Arena for the Party.

I worked with various Companies in the US and in the UAE and handled clients in Africa, Europe, Canada and the Asian Countries.

I Started Sigma Strategies LLC, a Texas Based LLC and handled Consulting to liaison between Corporate and the US Federal Govt. Later, Merged the Company with Kiran International FZE.

I am a lobbyist to the US Congress and the Senate for various Companies and to the Government of Comoros.

Over the Years, I have handled Competitive Sourcing programs, implementation and training of programs/ regulations/ contracts and performances in production and sales in the related fields.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information: Mrs Veada Noopura V Thovinakere
Defense Strategy Corp -- 80% shareholding

Capt Prashanth Basavaraj
Vice President
Defense Strategy Corp -- 20% shareholding

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Public Policy Support
Human Rights in Africa
Foreign Military Supplies
Foreign Military Aid
Diplomatic Protocol and International Relations

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Communication
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Environment
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

I am a registered Lobbyist with the US Capitol. The details are as below

US Congress: 41049
US Senate: 400498458

Certified Anti- Terrorism Specialist (ATAB)
UPeace University (UN) Human Rights
Dept of Defense (DOD- US) Counter Intelligence
Dept of Defense (DOD -DAU) Acquisition Process

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 01/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 5,000,000 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Will Report as contract Progresses

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Capt Prashanth Basavaraj/ Veada Noopura