Rakesh Chandra Tiwari has taken over as director (marketing) of ITI Limited with effect from January 07, 2021.

An Indian telecommunication service officer of 1985 batch, Tiwari comes with over three decades of 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, Tiwari was looking after enterprise business portfolio as principal general manager at BSNL. He has been instrumental in handing prestigious projects like Network for Spectrum (NFS) and BharatNet. 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.

In terms of qualifications, Tiwari is a graduate from REC Kurukshetra in electronics & communications engineering. He has done PGDM from MDI Gurugram consisting of National Management Programme (NMP). Later he had completed PGP-PMP from IIM Ahmedabad specialising in public sector management. He also holds MBA in HR from Manipal Sikkim University.