Praveen Shankar Pandya

Mr. Praveen Shankar Pandya is a Director of the Shankar Group of Industries which includes Revashankar Gems Ltd; Shankar Jewels Ltd; Shan Gold Ltd; Naqsh; Shankar Packaging Ltd and Shankar Realty Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Pandya was also Chairman of Diamond India Ltd., a company formed by 60 leading diamontaires.

Mr. Pandya has played an active and leading role in industry bodies and social activities. He was Chairman of The Gem &Jewellery Export Promotion Council, the apex body set up the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, from 1996 to 2000; and is a Director of the Indian Institute of Gems &Jewellery set up by the Council. He was also a Member of the National Board of Trade set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry from 1997 to 2002.

Mr. Pandya was the Chairman of the Gem &Jewellery National Relief Fund from 1998 to 2005 and since then till date has been the Managing Trustee of this body. He is also a trustee of the Friends of Tribal Society, a leading organization set up for the education of tribal children.