Kantikumar R. Podar
Independent Director

Kantikumar R. Podar (born on April 12, 1935) graduated in commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Bombay.

He has been a president of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry with headquarters in Pakistan.

He has been chairman / president of :

  The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
  Economic & Scientific Research Foundation, New Delhi for three years.
  The Indian Cotton Mills' Federation (ICMF) for two years.
  Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC) during its Platinum Jubilee Year.
  All India Organisation of Employers for two years.
  Indian Council of Arbitration for one year .
  Mumbai Textile Research Association for two years.
  Member of the Senate of the University of Bombay for six years.
  He has been connected from time to time as member of nearly 100 bodies set up by the state and central governments.
  A young achiever, in 1974 he was appointed Sheriff of Mumbai, the youngest occupant of this prestigious office.

He has been on the board of Bajaj Auto Ltd since 1983.
Major directorships
Bajaj Auto Ltd
Ceat Ltd
Pittie Laminations Ltd
Podar Knitex Ltd
Sutlej Industries Ltd