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Mr Rajeev Chandrasekhar as President of FICCI
Feb '08
Mr Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Mr Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Mr Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP has taken over as President of FICCI at the conclusion of the 80th Annual General Meeting of FICCI.

Mr Chandrasekhar is the Chairman and CEO of Jupiter Capital, one of India's leading venture development, management and investment company, focusing on infrastructure, media and technology ventures of the future.

He founded BPL Mobile in 1994 and was one of the earliest investors to spot the Indian telecom opportunity and invest in it.

Mr Chandrasekhar is a member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) representing Bangalore (Karnataka). His flagship company Jupital Capital is evaluating investments in the untapped infrastructure space in areas like transportation, utilities, electricity transmission and aviation where new opportunities for private capital are emerging.

Mr Harsh Pati Singhania, Managing Director, J K Paper Ltd, has been elected as the Senior President of FICCI. He is the Senior Committee Member of FICCI and is heading the Manufacturing Committee of FICCI.

Mr Singhania is a fourth-generation industrialist belonging to one of the largest industrial groups in India - JK Organisation.

Group's activities include manufacture of Paper & Boards, Cement, Tyres & Tubes, V-Belts, Oil Seals, Hybrid Seeds, Sugar, Dairy products, hospitals, Clinical Research, etc. Group Sales turnover above US$ 2.2 billion and assets over US$ 2 billion.

Mr Rajan Bharti Mittal, Managing Director of Bharti Enterprises has been elected as the Vice President of FICCI. Mr Mittal is also the Chairman of Retail Committee of FICCI.

Bharti Enterprises is one of India's leading business groups with interests in telecom, agri business, insurance and retail.

Bharti has been a pioneering force in the telecom sector with many firsts and innovations to its credit. Bharti Airtel Ltd, a group company, is one of India's leading private sector providers of telecommunications service with an aggregate of 60 million customers.

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