Mr. Bhargava holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Roorkee. He has held and continues to hold many important positions with various government committees and in the field of education with the close association in technical and management education in India. Mr. Bhargava was Member, Board of Governors of IIM Indore, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kashipur, IIT Roorkee, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Ahmedabad. Currently, he is Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Mandi. Mr. Bhargava was the past President of the Confederation of Indian Industry, Association of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and the Vice President of the Tractor Manufacturers Association. He has held positions with various State Governments, including as a member of the Insurance Tariff Advisory Committee and the Economic Development Board of the State of Rajasthan and Director of the Centre for Policy Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, India.
Mr. Bhargava was the Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Eicher Group of companies. He was also the Chairman of Tata Communications Ltd, GSK Consumer Health Ltd, and TRF Ltd. Mr. Bhargava has served on the Boards of several other companies including Tata Motors and Tata Steel. Currently, he is on the Boards of Batliboi Limited, Nicco Parks, and Resorts Limited, International Institute of CSR Foundation and Risk Educators Private Limited.
Mr. Bhargava joined the Company’s Board on July 3, 2007.