Thursday, 7 March 2019

CII Northern Region Gets New Office Bearers: Sameer Gupta Takes Over as Chairman CII Northern Region

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Chandigarh 07th Mar, 2019:- Sameer Gupta and Nikhil Sawhney have been elected as the Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of CII Northern Region for the year 2019-20.

The new incumbents were elected during the first meeting of the newly elected Regional Council members held in Chandigarh, today.  Sameer Gupta will head the CII Northern Region which comprises Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan and Union Territory Chandigarh.

Elaborating on the priorities for the 2019-20, Sameer Gupta said that our initiatives for the year would primarily focus on enhancing industry competitiveness, fostering ground for favorable industry policies, skill development and inclusivity, adoption of contemporary technology and innovations and working towards provisioning opportunities for industrial growth & development.

Sameer Gupta, is the Chairman and Managing Director of Jakson Group which is one of the Country's leading diversified power companies. The group is today a business conglomerate with three business verticals–Generating Set Business, Solar Business and EPC Business. Jakson Group also entered the Hospitality business in the year 2012. Sameer Gupta has been associated with the Confederation at Northern Region in various capacities. He has had Chaired the CII Uttar Pradesh State Council and also chaired the Indian Green Building Council, Uttar Pradesh Chapter as well as Regional Committee on Family Business Network for CII Northern Region.

Nikhil Sawhney, is the Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Triveni Turbines Ltd and a Director with Triveni Engineering and Industries Limited and GE Triveni Limited. The Companies occupy leadership positions in their respective businesses of sugar manufacturing and engineered-to-order mechanical equipment spanning 14 manufacturing locations in India.

Nikhil Sawhney follows a principle of responsible corporate citizenry and has initiated several community initiatives, including rural community-based self-help programs as well as the Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative covering 250,000 of Triveni's sugarcane farmers. He has helped found the CII-Triveni Water Institute and is an active trustee of the Tirath Ram Shah Charitable Hospital and the Emmanuel College India Trust, as well as a Fellow of the Aspen Institute of India and the Aspen Global Leadership Network. He is the Co-Chair of CII National Committee on Capital Goods and Engineering and was also a member of CII Manufacturing Council for the year 2015-16.

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