Shri 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).

Shri Ashwin Chandran

Deputy Chairman, CITI

Shri Ashwin Chandran, Chairman and Managing Director, M/s. Precot Meridien Limited, having textile units in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Shri Ashwin Chandran, a B.Sc., (Hons) Graduate in Textile Technology, UMIST, UK and Post-Graduate (MBA) from University of Illinois, USA, is a Member of Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), Mumbai. Shri Ashwin Chandran held the position of the Chairman of The Southern India Mills’ Association, Coimbatore for two years during 2019-2021.

Shri 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.