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Mr. Harsh V. Lodha

Mr. Harsh V Lodha, eminent Chartered Accountant, is on the Boards of several reputed companies. He has served as Chairman of Corporate Laws & Governance Committee and Co-Chairman of Young Leaders Forum of FICCI besides being Member of its Executive Committee. He has also served as Member of the Accounting Standards Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Member of the Working group on Corporate Governance, set up by the Department of Company Affairs, Government of India. He had been Vice-President of the Indian Chamber of Commerce, Kolkata, and Chairman of its Economic Affairs Committee, Banking and Finance and Direct Tax Committees.

Mr. Pracheta Majumdar
Whole-time Director designated as Chief Management Advisor

Mr Pracheta Majumdar, Whole-time Director designated as Chief Management Advisor, is former Managing Director of CEAT Tyres Limited. He has worked with Hindustan Lever Limited for 12 years and has extensive experience in the design and project management of chemicals, petrochemicals and fertilizer plants.

Mr. Vikram Swarup

Mr Vikram Swarup, Mechanical Engineer and Managing Director of Paharpur Cooling Towers Limited, is acknowledged as an authority on thermal designing of cooling towers in India. He has vast experience in marketing, engineering and other management functions. He is on the Boards of various companies also.

Mr. Anand Bordia

Mr Anand Bordia, M.A., held several senior positions in the Central Government. He was First Secretary, Trade High Commission of India, in London. He served the Secretariat of the World Customs Organization, Brussels, Belgium. He was also a Member of the Indian Revenue Service and Member (Finance) of the National Highways Authority of India. He has been consultant to the Asian Development Bank. He has conducted several technical assistance programmes on tariffs and trade matter, border control and tax modernisation in Asia, Africa and South American countries for the Harvard Institute for International Development, UNCTAD, and the World Customs Organization.

Mr. B B Tandon

Mr. B B Tandon, IAS, is former Election Commissioner of India and was member of the Delimitation Commission. He has served several Government offices in the capacity of Secretary and Additional Secretary in the Union Ministries of Personnel (under the direct charge of the Prime Minister), Mines, Company Affairs, Finance, Industry and Defence Production. Mr. Tandon headed the working group on comprehensive revision of the Companies Act, 1956, which recommended several changes/amendments in the said Act. He is also on the Boards of several reputed companies.

Mr. D N Ghosh

Mr. D N Ghosh, former Chairman of the State Bank of India and the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, was Founder-Chairman of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. Presently, he is the Chairman of ICRA Limited, ICRA Management Consulting Services Limited and Sundaram BNP Paribas Asset Management Company Limited and is on the Board of the Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited. He has served as Chairman in several large companies, including Larsen & Toubro Limited and Phillips (India) Limited. Mr. Ghosh also served various Central and State Government departments in various capacities such as Financial Advisor, Additional Secretary and Secretary.

Mr Deepak Nayyar

Mr Deepak Nayyar, Professor of Economics at JNU at New Delhi, is also distinguished University Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research, New York. He is Honorary Fellow of the Balliol College, Oxford. He has authored a number of books on a wide range of subjects. He was on the Boards of several large companies, including SBI, Exim Bank, Maruti Udyog and SAIL.

Smt. Shailaja Chandra

Smt Shailaja Chandra, a former IAS officer, has been a career civil servant for 38 years and distinguished herself in several positions, including Delhi’s only woman Chief Secretary. Apart from 15 years with the Government of India, where she held positions in the Ministries of Defence, Power and Health, she worked in different parts of the country with various State Governments. She was Secretary in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Chairman, Public Grievances Commission, and Appellate Authority under the Delhi Right to Information Act. She is a prolific writer.

Mr. B R Nahar
Managing Director

Mr B R Nahar, Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, possesses rich professional experience of more than 33 years. He has served in diverse fields, at senior positions, in various large corporate houses. The prestigious Businessworld magazine has identified him as one of India’s “Most ‘Value’able CEOs” in its issue dated 29 November 2010.


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