Board of Directors

Shri Rakesh Mohan Agarwal has joined the Board of Directors of the company on 08.06.2016 as Government Nominee Director and has been appointed as Chairman & Managing Director, ITI Limited w.e.f. 14th October 2019. Prior to this he was appointed as Director (Marketing), ITI Limited and assumed charge on 27.04.2018. He is an Indian Telecommunication Services officer of the 1986 batch. He holds a Postgraduate Degree in Electronics & Communication and MBA degree with Finance specialization. He has a rich experience of more than 30 years in policy formulation, standardization planning, operation & maintenance of telecom networks in different organisations of Department of Telecommunication.

As DDG-SU in DoT HQ since August, 2015, he was primarily responsible for affairs of the PSUs of DoT viz. ITI, TCIL, HPCL and residual works of Tata Communications Limited (formerly VSNL) and HTL. He was also responsible for synergy among all organizations of DoT. His main contribution was to turn around the ITI during this period.

Prior to working as DDG (SU) he worked as DDG (NT), DoT and was involved in policy formulation for adoption and implementation of new technologies viz.IPv6, M2M and Cloud computing by Indian telecom & IT industry. He brought out the ‘National IPv6 Deployment Roadmap v2’ in March, 2013 and Compendium on IPv6 Based Solutions/ Architecture/ Case Studies for time boundIPv6 implementation by all stakeholders in the country. He was the member-convenor of a Committee setup by the Government to bring out recommendations for implementation of Net Neutrality in India in 2015. He also conceptualized and formulated the ‘National Telecom M2M Roadmap’ which was released by Hon’ble MoC & IT in May, 2015.

Shri R M Agarwal has also contributed extensively in national and international forums like ITU-T, APNIC, ICANN, IPv6 Forum etc. by delivering a number of talks and papers on various important topics. He has also contributed as editor in ITU (T) in the recommendations related to IPTV services in 2009.

Shri Shashi Prakash Gupta is the Director (Human Resources) of ITI Limited. He has been a Director of the Company since October 15, 2018. Shri Shashi Prakash Gupta is also on the Board of India Satcom Limited. Shri Gupta was also a member on Executive Board of SCOPE during the period 2019-21.

He holds degree in Bachelors of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, (formerly REC), Warangal and Master’s degree in Business Administration. He is also a Fellow with the Institution of Engineers (India) and a Life Member of the National Institute of Personnel Management, the Indian Institute of Metals and Quality Circle Forum of India.

With over 3 decades of rich experience in different areas of Personnel & Administration, Business Excellence and CSR in two integrated steel plants and corporate office, he has been instrumental in formulating and implementing various HR policies to facilitate effective growth of the organisation and a productive work culture at SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited).

Prior to joining the Board of the Company, he has successfully headed Business Excellence Department, Industrial Engineering Department & SAIL Uday Transformation and spearheaded several HR & CSR initiatives including skill development through vocational trainings to improve employability for youths in the region.

Shri D Venkateswarlu has taken over charge of Director - Production of ITI Limited on 07th November 2019. He has joined the Company in 1985 as Assistant Executive Engineer and thereafter held various positions. He has rich experience of more than 3 decades in handling production of entire range of telecom equipment covering Switching, Transmission, Access products & Defence products. During his tenure in the company, he has spearheaded Production Unit of Bangalore plant for 5 years and thereafter he was promoted as General Manager and Unit Head of Palakkad plant.

Shri Venkateswarlu has been Instrumental in successfully upgrading the facilities like PCB Plant, SMT, Machine Shop, Injection Molding, 3D Printing areas under revival plan that helped ITI to bag orders from prestigious organizations like EESL, BHEL, BEL, ISRO, C-DAC etc.

He is B.Tech (Chemical) and M.Tech (Petroleum Refinery) from Andhra University.

Shri Rajeev Srivastava has taken over charge of Director-Finance of the company w.e.f. October 15, 2020. He has joined as General Manager-Finance in ITI Limited on December 17, 2018. A qualified Finance Professional having membership of the Institute of Cost & Management Accounts of India, Shri Srivastava has a rich experience of more than 29 years.

Before joining ITI Limited, he has worked with Government of India as Director (Accounts)/Senior Accounts Officer from December 1990 to December 2018.

Shri Srivastava has accomplished his Bachelor in Commerce and Masters in Commerce from Delhi University, LLB from DAV Law College, CWA from Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) and CS from Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

Shri Rakesh Chandra Tiwari has been appointed as Director (Marketing), ITI Limited w.e.f. 7th January 2021. An Indian Telecommunication Service officer of 1985 batch, Shri Tiwari possesses more than 3 decades of rich and diversified experience in Telecom management, Switch installation, quality assurance, network planning & operations, project implementation, enterprise business development, marketing of fixed line services etc

Before joining ITI Limited, Shri Tiwari has been working as Principal General Manager at BSNL Corporate Office, New Delhi. He was looking after Enterprise Business portfolio at BSNL. He has been instrumental in handing prestigious projects like Network for Spectrum (NFS) and BharatNet at BSNL. He had arranged many seminars and skill development courses at Ahmedabad & Jalgaon. He has also been awarded as Sanchar Sarthi for his exceptional services at DoT/BSNL

He is a graduate from REC Kurukshetra in Electronics & Communications Engineering and PGDM from MDI Gurugram consisting of National Management Programme (NMP). Later he had completed PGP-PMP from IIM Ahmedabad specializing in Public Sector Management. He also holds MBA in HR from Manipal Sikkim University.

Government Directors

Dr. Rajesh Sharma belongs to the Indian Telecom Service (ITS) of 1988 batch at Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Communication, Government of India, and is resently working as Deputy Director General (Service Unit), DoT, Ministry of Communications, Government of India. Dr. Sharma has an experience of more than 30 years in telecom technologies in operation, planning and roll-out of wireless, wire-line and broadband technologies in DoT and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited. Dr. Sharma currently serves as a Government Nominee Director on the Boards of ITI Limited and Tata Communications Limited.

Dr. Sharma earlier worked on deputation at the National e-Governance Division (NeGD), under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeITY), Government of India as Director (Capacity Building), where he was responsible for capacity building for e-Government projects and imparting training at various levels in central line ministries and state governments.

A Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Indore in Information Systems area (equivalent to PhD), Dr. Sharma also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from MDI Gurgaon and the B.E. (Electronics) degree from , University of Indore.

Dr. Sharma has published several widely cited research papers, case studies and book reviews in internationally reputed journals. His areas of interest include public sector governance, telecom technologies, e- Governance, technology acceptance, interoperability, green IT, recommender systems, knowledge management, sustainability and business process reengineering.

Independent Directors

Shri Rajen Vidyarthi holds graduation in Commerce and is a Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Shri Rajen Vidyarthi is a Practicing Chartered Accountant with more than 33 years of experience. Shri Rajen Vidyarthi had been the Chairman of Bareilly Branch of CIRC of ICAI, President of Income Tax Bar Association, Assistant District Trainer of Rotary Clubs of District 3110, Manav Sewa Club, Vatsalya Divyang Sewa Sansthan of Bareilly.

Dr K R Shanmugam, holds a bachelors degree of arts in economics from the University of Madras, a master’s degree of arts in economics from the Bharathiar University, a master’s degree of philosophy in econometrics from the University of Madras and a doctor of philosophy in econometrics from the University of Madras. He has been working as a Director and Professor with the Madras School of Economics for over 23 years.

Dr Akhilesh Dube holds degree in M.B.B.S, D.orth M.S. Orthopaedics. Dr. Akhilesh Dube has worked as assistant surgeon in Department of Public Health, Government of Madhya Pradesh, as State Coordinator BJP Doctor Cell Chhattisgarh. Further Dr Akhilesh Dube has conducted various health camps in association with various NGO’s and is a part of organization called Bare Foot Doctors which has been working with various Tribal groups in uplifting their knowledge.

Shri Mayank Gupta is a Graduate in Electrical Engineering. Shri Mayank Gupta is the President of Natraj Group, Krishnanchal Educational & Sports Club, Yoganand Vikas Parishad functioning in the fields of social, cultural activities, Sports and Educational activities. Shri Mayank Gupta is also a Director of EuroKids School, Roorkee.

Chief Vigilance Officer

Shri B Kasiviswanathan

Chief Financial Officer

Shri Rajeev Srivastava

Company Secretary

Smt S. Shanmuga Priya


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