Mr. P. S. Deodhar is B.E. (Telecommunication), Distinguished Fellow I.E.T.E., India, Fellow I.E.E.E. (USA), Fellow Indian Academy of Engineers and Hon. Fellow Broadcast Engineering Society. He is a founder member of the Company, and past Chairman of Electronics Commission & Advisor to Prime Minister on Electronics.
Mrs. Amrita P. Deodhar – Director
Mrs. Amrita Deodhar is a commerce graduate. She is a successful entrepreneur for over four decades having set up Electronic Manufacturing Unit in SEEPZ in 1975. She set up distribution company representing several international companies producing high tech electronic test equipment and analytical test instruments. After strengthening the company with a nationwide sales and service network and securing large market share, she sold that enterprise to a US Multi-national in 2011. She brings to Aplab Board her long experience in building business ventures and making them a commercial successes.
Dr. Shailendra Hajela – Director
Dr. Shailendra Hajela graduated in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Roorkee in India and did his Doctorate in Control Systems at the Technical University in Ilmenau in Germany. He is Fellow of IE, IETE and Senior Member of IEEE. He is the Chairman of Telecel Communications (P) Ltd., an ICT consultancy organization.
He has worked as a Senior Consultant to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India from February 1998 to August 2006. Dr. Hajela has done consultancy assignments for the UNESCAP, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, UNDP, ITU, APT and the Government of India.
He joined the P & T Department of India as an officer of the Indian Telecom Service in 1959 and worked in progressively increasing positions of responsibility during his career spanning over 33 years culminating in 1992 as Advisor, Telecom Commission of India, the Apex policy making body. He led a Task Force for development of Rural Telecommunication in India and brought in the concept of integrated secondary area planning that included all urban, semi-urban and rural networks in that area for the purpose of determining economic viability and restructuring of the organizational setup on that basis.