Board of Directors

Shri Rajesh Rai having more than 30 years of rich experience in Telecommunication industry has assumed charge as Chairman and Managing Director of ITI Limited (ITI) on 21st February 2023.

Prior to assuming charge as CMD in ITI, Shri Rajesh Rai served as General Manager (Admin) of Mahanagar Telphone Nigam Limited (MTNL), Mumbai.

Shri Rajesh Rai also held prestigious post of Chief Technology Officer of Mahanagar Telephone Mauritius Limited (MTML) in Mauritius for 12 years, where he was responsible for CDMA, GSM, 3G & 4G Network and customer acquisition.

He holds a Bachelors degree of Engineering in Electronics from Madan Mohan Malviya Engineering College, Gorakpur, M.Tech (Computer Science) from Jawaharlal Nehru University and MBA from FMS, Delhi 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.

Smt S Jeyanthi (DIN: 10059174), working as Director HR (Addl Charge) and General Manager – Products & Technology has taken over charge of Director Production on 19th May 2023.

Smt S Jeyanthi joined ITI Bangalore Plant as Assistant Executive Engineer in 1989 and thereafter held various positions in Production area. Smt S Jeyanthi has rich experience of more than 3 decades of handling Production of Telecom and allied products. Smt S Jeyanthi was promoted as General Manager-Production of Palakkad Unit during 2021.

Smt S Jeyanthi has successfully upgraded Production facilities of Bangalore Plant and executed prestigious orders for Defence and ISRO.

Smt S Jeyanthi is a B.E in Electronics and Communication Engineering Graduate from Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, Tamilnadu.

Government Directors

Shri R Shakya (DIN: 09800172), currently, working as Deputy Director General (Project Management) with the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India.

In past, he had worked with Information and Communication Technology Authority (ICT Authority, National Regulator), Government of Mauritius as Senior Adviser & Acting Executive Director. He has headed International Relations Wing of the Department of Telecommunications and was also the focal point of India for bilateral and multilateral engagements in telecommunication field.

He did serve as Chief Information Security Officer for Telecom sector of India. Had chaired Apex Committee for granting 'in-principle clearance' to render satellite based communication services and also had been member of the Governing Council of Telecommunications Standards Development Society of India (TSDSI).

He is an officer of Indian Telecom Services with rich experience of over 33 years playing multifaceted roles in telecommunications like policy formulation, regulatory & licensing, planning, operation, maintenance, quality assurance, capacity assessment, project management, business development and marketing. Continuously associated with numerous organizations like academic institutions, training & skill development centres,Enforcement Agencies and industry forums. A recipient of several awards for 'Excellence in Public Services' from Public institutions, Social and Industrial organizations. He has been visiting faculty for various Governmental and Non-Governmental Institutions.

Lt Gen M Unnikrishnan Nair (DIN: 09826740), Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Sena Medal, SO-in-C was commissioned into the Corps of Signals of the Indian Army on 15 December 1984. He is a graduate of the National Defence Academy, Pune and a post graduate from the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. He attended the Army Higher Command Course from the Army War College, Mhow, and the prestigious National Defence College, New Delhi. He holds a degree in Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, and two Master of Philosophy degrees on Defence and Strategic Studies from the Indore University and the Madras University.

He has vast experience in command and staff assignments, and has served all over India including two tenures in Jammu and Kashmir and four tenures in the North East India. He has been a Col Q of an Infantry Division along the Western borders, and a Director at the Military Operations Directorate of the Indian Army.

His area of specialisation includes development of information and communication technology, cyber, space, cryptology and intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance applications in Indian Armed Forces. He has been the Chief Information Security Officer of the Ministry of Defence and of the Indian Armed Forces, and has been responsible for protection of critical information infrastructure in defence domain, as part of one of his responsibilities. He has represented the Indian Armed Forces at several meetings at National and International levels, and has been part of working groups on Cyber Security and Technology related issues. He was instrumental in raising of the Indian Defence Cyber Agency, and subsequently headed the Signal Intelligence directorate of the Indian Armed Forces. He has the rare distinction of being a Chief of Staff of an operational Corps along Indian Northern borders, besides being a Chief of Staff of the Indian Army's Central Command at Lucknow. Prior to his current assignment as the Signal Officer in Chief, he has been the Commandant of the Military College of Telecommunication Engineering at Mhow from Dec 20 to Jun 22.

Independent Directors

Dr Raja Nayak, aged 60 years is a Scheduled Tribe Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and the National Vice President of Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) & President, South India, Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

He has been officially Conferred the European Professional Doctorate by Aldersgate University Europe.

Dr Raja Nayak is associated with Akshay Enterprises, MCS Logistics, he is now President for Institutions - Kala Niketan College of Education, KJ Convent Nursery, Primary and High School, Director of Purple Haze Beauty Spa Private Limited and Jala Beverages, and CEO of Nayak Food and beverages and Nayak Power systems.

Dr Raja Nayak is a renowned Philanthropist. He has helped innumerable first generation SC/ST community, connecting them to the Government of Karnataka Industrial Board, State Finance Corporation. He has joined hands with Central Food Technological Research Institute and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology to help farmers and food manufacturing entrepreneurs to upgrade farming, contract farming and value addition of products.

Awards and Recognitions: Some of his notable awards are listed as under:

  • ZEE Business (Makers of India 2016 Season 6)
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Award)
  • APS Research Media (The World Signature Awards 2019)
  • India Mart Emerging Business Forum 2016
  • Karntaka Sarige Rathna Award (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation 2015)
  • Nayaka Mitra (Samaja Seva Ratna Award 2016)
  • European Professional Doctorate by ALDERSGATE UNIVERSITY EUROPE 2019


  • (DICCI) National Vice President, National Head - Tribal Wing – 2021
  • IIM Jammu - Member of the Non-Faculty Selection Committee – 2021
  • President, South India, Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DICCI) - 2020
  • Invitee member for District Level Single Window Clearance Committee, District Industries Centre (DIC), Karnataka
  • Member - Southern Regional Council, The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
  • Member, Southern Region (CII) Subcommittee on Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Affirmative Action.
  • Sub-committee Member - Employment Generation, Education, Skills and Livelihood, Southern Region (CII).

Smt Mamta Palariya, aged 59 years holds Masters degree, Bachelors degree and LLB from Kumaun University. She is an Advocate by profession and has been practicing in Civil Court, Haldwani (Uttarakhand) since 1986. She was an Independent Director in Bharat Wagon and Engineering Company Limited from 31.01.2017 to 31.01.2020.

Shri Billeswar Sinha, aged 41 years, holds Bachelors of Law degree from B N Mondal University, West Bengal. He is an Advocate by profession and has been awarded best lawyer of Bankura District in 2017 by District Legal Services Authority. The other social activities in which Shri Billeswar Sinha is associated are Prisoners Right, Disability Right, Women Rights, Juvenile Rights, Labour Rights, etc.

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Shri B Kasiviswanathan

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Shri Rajeev Srivastava


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