CITI elected its Office-Bearers for the year 2023-24 – reg.

Cir(117)/2023                                                                September 29, 2023


Dear Sirs/ Madam,

Sub: CITI elected its Office-Bearers for the year 2023-24 – reg.

Greetings from CITI!

We are pleased to inform you that Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI held its 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, 29th September 2023, through virtual platform. The AGM was followed by the First Meeting of the reconstituted Committee of CITI. The Committee unanimously elected its Office-bearers, for the year 2023-24.

The brief profiles of the Office-bearers of CITI are given below for your kind reference.

Mr. Rakesh Mehra, Chairman, CITI

Mr. Rakesh Mehra, a Chartered Accountant, is the Chairman of Banswara Syntex Limited (BSL), integrated textile manufacturer & exporter of yarns, fabrics, and garments, having a turnover of Rs 1,400 crores. Did his schooling in Amritsar & Ajmer and BCom in Chandigarh. He completed his 3-year Articleship with AF Ferguson & Co, Chartered Accountants, Mumbai.

Mr. Mehra joined BSL in 1986 and was one of the pioneers in developing the export of Man Made Textiles out of India. He has to his credit the opening up of the fabric export business to the UK and the Yarn Export Business to Turkey.

Mr. Mehra has been associated with various Industry Associations. He was elected Chairman of The Synthetic & Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) for two terms. He was President of Indian Spinners’ Association (ISA), and Deputy Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI).





Mr. Ashwin Chandran, Deputy Chairman, CITI

Mr. Ashwin Chandran, Chairman and Managing Director of M/s. Precot Limited, Coimbatore has been elected as the Dy. Chairman of CITI.  Mr.  Ashwin Chandran, a B.Sc., (Hons) Graduate in Textile Technology, UMIST, UK and Post-Graduate (MBA) from University of Illinois, USA, Shri Ashwin Chandran has held the position of Director in  PC Racing Foundation, The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council, Textile Sector Skill Council He has also  been the Chairman of SIMA, Member of CITI Sub-Committee on Manmade Fiber and Yarn and Technical Textiles, Chairman of Yarn Committee of TEXPROCIL, Vice-Chairman of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), New Delhi.




Mr. Dinesh Nolkha,  Vice Chairman, CITI


Mr. Dinesh Nolkha, is the Managing Director & CEO of  Nitin Spinners Ltd., Bhilwara.

Mr. Nolkha is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of India. He had a brilliant academic career having secured 4th rank on All India Basis in ICMA Final Exams in 1991 and 43rd Rank in ICAI Final exams in 1992.

Mr. Dinesh Nolkha is a member of various industrial associations. He has served as President of Mewar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bhilwara, Rajasthan and Chairman of NITRA, Ghaziabad. Presently he is Vice President of Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Jaipur, Rajasthan. He has also been conferred by CA Business Leader Award by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.










Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

Chandrima Chatterjee 

(Secretary General)