Our board members bring passion and deep expertise to accomplish IDS' mission.
Partap K. Aggarwal
Partap K. Aggarwal
Partap K. Aggarwal is the co-founder and the present Managing Director of IDS Infotech Ltd. He is a seasoned entrepreneur and experienced technology executive with a track record of success. His background includes valuable IT experience while working on Technical lead positions for companies like Incomnet Inc, Leach Corporation and MTI. Besides his expertise in Systems Management, he has successfully managed large technical teams to create products and provide services. He takes an initiative to travel to countries worldwide to present and negotiate software and other IT services contracts.
He is a pioneer of the IT industry in the region and enjoys great respect from the large fraternity. He has proven himself to be an innovator and trendsetter by spearheading numerous initiatives to improve the overall posture of the IT industry and related education.
He holds many prestigious positions in the various organizations:
Chairman, Northern Region Sub Committee on IT/ITES/Emerging Technologies of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Chairman, Industrial Training Institute Management Committee
Chairman, Indo American Chamber of commerce for the state of Punjab, Haryana & Himachal
Co-Chairman, IT Enabled Services of Software Export Promotion Council of Government of India (Northern India)
Past Chairman of Confederation of Indian industry (CII) Chandigarh (tenure of five years)
Member of Board, Punjab Engineering College
Member of Board, Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation (CITCO)
Member of Board, Modern Business Group
Member of Advisory group of Governor of Punjab & Haryana
Member, "Managing Director's Quality Club" of NIIT Limited
Charter member, TiE and also heading the mentoring group of TiE, Chandigarh.
Certified Quality Management trainer by "Philips Crosby and Associates" USA
Active participant in the IT vision group formed by regional state government
Recipient of Award for International Understanding & Friendship from IFS Society
Yog Parkash Aggarwal
Yog P. Aggarwal is a member of the founding team which successfully installed the first Solvent Extraction Plant in Northern India. He efficiently headed the unit and commenced exports of its products to UK and Europe as early as in 1962. He started his own company, Shivalik Motors and Tractors Pvt. Limited, in 1968 dealing in tractors and farm equipment. His company grew steadily to include several other automobile products and spread operations in Punjab and Western UP.
He is also the founder director of Delta Information Services Limited that brought NIIT education to the region. NIIT is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation, building a skilled manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, has today grown to rank among the world's leading talent development organizations offering learning solutions to individuals, enterprises and institutions across 40 countries.
Mr. Aggarwal's relationship of more than 30 years with companies like TAFE, Madras and Enfield, India has given him a profound status in the community.
He is a graduate in Science from the Punjab University.
Mr. Ashish Bagrodia, Chairman and Managing Director, Winsome Textile Industries Limited (WTIL) aged 45 yrs., is a qualified Mechanical Engineer from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh.
WTIL has a topline of around Rs. 650 Crores and having interest in Spinning, Yarn dyeing, Knitted fabrics and Processing. WTIL is also one of the largest players in the 100% Cotton Melange and Cotton Dyed yarn business in India.
In the year 2000, Mr. Ashish Bagrodia took over reigns of Winsome Textile Inds. Ltd. in the capacity of Joint Managing Director, became Managing Director in the year 2008 and was elevated as Chairman and Managing Director in March 2015, thus taking over complete responsibility of Winsome Textile Industries Limited with a vision to make the company as one of the leading Textile Companies in the world. WTIL also started its journey towards excellence by adopting TQM since 2011.
Under his leadership, WTIL has won various awards and recognitions
Accredited with ISO 14001 EMS certificate on 31/3/2000 by BIS. WTIL became the first company in Himachal Pradesh to achieve this certification.
Highest exporter Award for Processed yarns from India from The Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council of India (TEXPROCIL) for the years 2011, 2012 and 2013. Second Highest exporter Award for the year 2014 and Third Highest exporter Award for the years 2009 and 2010.
Winner of Trident Quality Pioneer Award for Total Quality Management in Northwest Qualtech in 2010 and Runner up in the year 2013 and 2015.
Mr. Ashish Bagrodia is
Past Chairman of Northern India Textile Mills Association
Executive Committee member of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI)
Executive Committee member of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Special Invitee on the Management Committee of The Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council of India (TEXPROCIL)
Past member of the Textile Committee of Govt. of India,
Past member of the Cotton Advisory Board and Cotton Yarn Advisory Board of the Govt.of India.
Past-Chairman of Young Entrepreneurs Group of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (YEG-CITI).