Office Bearers

Shri T. Rajkumar

Shri T. Rajkumar

Chairman, CITI

Shri Mr. T. Rajkumar, a Business Post Graduate from PSG College of Technology is currently the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) and he is the Chairman of Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC). He is a Director in National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

He is a Director in the 90 years old diversified Sakthi Group of Companies.

He is the Former Chairman of The Southern India Mills’ Association(SIMA) and The SIMA Cotton Development Research Association(SIMA CDRA).

He is a Member of the Governing Council of The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council(TEXPROCIL).

Mr. T. Rajkumar is a Member in the Academic Council of PSG College of Arts and Science and also a Member in the Board of Studies of Bharathiyar University and PSG Institute of Management.

He is an independent Director in Coimbatore Smart City Limited.

He is the Chairman and Managing Trustee of Global Pathway School (an Indo Canadian Charity) running for the under privileged children.

Shri Rakesh Mehra

Shri Rakesh Mehra

Deputy Chairman, CITI

Shri Rakesh Mehra, Chairman, M/s. Banswara Syntex Ltd., Mumbai has been elected as Deputy Chairman of CITI. Since 2018, Shri Rakesh Mehra is the President of Indian Spinners Association (ISA), Mumbai an Association of MMF Yarn Spinners of the country. He is the Former Chairman of The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC). With his guidance and support CITI was instrumental in removing the ADD on Polyester Staple Fibre (PSF) & Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF), rationalization of GST rates and many other policy initiatives benefitting the MMF Textile Value Chain.

Shri Ashwin Chandran

Shri Ashwin Chandran

Vice Chairman, CITI

Shri Ashwin Chandran, Chairman and Managing Director, M/s. Precot Meridien Limited, has been elected as the Vice Chairman of CITI. 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.

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