People: NIIT Ltd (NIIT.NS)
19 Jul 2019
Mr. Rajendra Singh Pawar has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of NIIT Limited effective April 01, 2015. He is no longer serve as Managing Director of the Company effective April 01, 2015. He is Chairman and Co-Founder of the NIIT Group, comprising NIIT Limited, the leading Global Talent Development Corporation, which pioneered the computer education market in India in the 80’s, and NIIT Technologies Limited the software and services arm, catering to clients across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Mr. Pawar is a member on the Prime Minister’s National Council on Skill Development and has served on the PM’s National Taskforce (1998), commissioned to develop India into an IT Superpower. Actively involved in India’s key Chambers of Commerce, Mr. Pawar has led several ICT industry fora, including NASSCOM (National Association of Software & Service Companies) as its Chairman in 2011-12, giving voice to the sector’s aspirations and goals. A member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, Mr. Pawar has been an advisor to the Hunan province of China and a member of PIAC (Presidential International Advisory Council) of the Government of South Africa for IT. Global Business Intelligence firm, Ernst & Young conferred on Mr. Pawar its prestigious Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1999. He has also been named the IT man of the Year by IT industry journal, Dataquest. Mr. Pawar has been awarded ‘The Global India Splendor Award’ on the occasion of 60th year of India’s independence, for his work on developing human resource potential. He is a Fellow of the Computer Society of India and the Institution of Electronics & Telecom Engineers. Mr. Pawar studied at the Scindia School, Gwalior and graduated from the country’s prestigious engineering institution, IIT, Delhi in 1972 where he pursued the B.Tech programme in electrical engineering and received the Distinguished Alumnus Award of IIT in 1995.
|Total Annual Compensation, INR||2,379,630|
|Restricted Stock Award, INR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, INR||--|
|All Other, INR||263,451|
|Fiscal Year Total, INR||2,643,080|