Adesh Gupta6 February 2006
Adesh Gupta, ceo, Liberty Group has been named chairman of the governing council of FDDI, the footwear design and development institute, by Shri Kamal Nath Ji, Union minister of commerce and industry. Having consolidated a leading position in the footwear industry, Gupta's business strategy and visionary guidance have driven the group to diversify into chemicals, auto components and retail business. Gupta has also been designated chairman of CII-NR for the year 2006-07. He is also the chairman of the institute management committee constituted by the government of Haryana for managing the ITI, Karnal, which has recently established a centre of excellence in leathergoods and footwear technology under his leadership. The centre has also introduced a new syllabus which is unique in India.