NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Ganesh Kumar Gupta, ex- President of Federation of Indian Export Organisation(FIEO) is being awarded for his immense contribution to Indian industry by the president of India Pranab Mukherjee. The award ceremony was held in VigyanBhavan, New Delhi. The nominees were also felicitated with “Niryat Shree” and “NiryatBandhu”.
Gupta is Chairman of Aakash Textiles Exports Pvt. Ltd and Vijay Silk House group, an award winning company for outstanding export performance having its centres in Mumbai, Surat, Bengaluru and Varanasi; ex-President, Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO) Jan 2007- Dec 2008; ex-Chairman, Textiles Committee, Mar. 2001 – Aug. 2004; ex- Vice President, FIEO Jan 2005 – Dec 2006; ex- Director, Export Credit Guarantee Corporation;ex-Member, National Productivity Council, Government of India; ex-Chairman of Synthetic & Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) Jan 2009- Dec. 2010 & Dec 1998-May 2000, FIEO (Western Zone) Jan 2005- Dec 2006 and The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC) September, 1990 – August, 1993.
He is also a former member of the Governing Committee, SardarVallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management (NTC Staff College, Coimbatore), National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) and Central Silk Board (CSB); founder member of Powerloom Development Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL); current Chairman of Indian Exporters Grievances Forum and Chairman of ShriSai Baba Charitable Trust Mumbai.