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A first generation entrepreneur, Mr. Mody began his career as a humble trader and today, he is one of the most respected industrialists in the country.

Mr Raghu Mody Chairman, of The Rasoi Group has been elected President of International Chamber of Commerce, India for the year 2011-2012

Apart from his business commitments Mr. Mody represents the Republic of Mauritius in Kolkata as Honorary Consul. He was the Sheriff of Kolkata in the year 1983 and has also been actively involved with several associations of National and International repute. He has been President of the following Chambers of Commerce and Industry Associations:

• Bharat Chamber of Commerce, Kolkata,
• Indo American Chamber of Commerce, Mumbai
• ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) – one of the    3 leading apex Chambers of Commerce in India.
• The Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and industry, Eastern Regional Office, Founder    President
• ACMA (Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India),
• OTAI (Oil Technologists’ Association of India)
• AIC (Asbestos Information Centre)
• Centre for Corporate Governance, Eastern India Chapter, Kolkata

Mr. Mody has also been an Adviser on the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade and Industry, he was Member of Advisory Committee in the Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India.

Presently he is the Member of Development Council for Automobile and Allied Industries, Government of India (DCAAI).

An avid sportsperson and a keen golfer Mr. Mody has been Captain of the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (the 2nd oldest golf club outside the British Isles) for 3 years from 1984 to 1986 and was also President of the Indian Golf Union – the apex body for promotion of golf in India. He has been for a long term member of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.

In recognition of his services to business and various segments of Society Mr. Mody has received several Awards & Decorations. Most significant ones being:

US AMBASSADOR’S AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, in recognition of his    contribution to U.S. India partnership and in his role as an outstanding President of    Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and his stalwart support for Indo-American    Educational Exchange through the Fulbright Program.
CAVALIERE UFFICIALE OMRI (Knighted by the Italian Government)
• The Golden Peacock Award from the Institute of Directors
GLOBOIL INDIA LEGEND 2004

Mr. Mody is also the Founder Trustee of the Manoj Mody Foundation, set up in memory of his son Late Manoj Mody. Under the aegis of this Foundation Mr. Mody has set up the Manoj Mody Foundation Dialysis Centre in Khardah, near Kolkata, for providing dialysis facilities at subsidized prices to needy kidney patients. Presently Mr. Mody is Vice-Chairman of National Kidney Foundation of India.