Chandigarh, 3rd August 2015 : PHD Chamber, in a press statement issued here today, said that Dr. Praveen Rathee has taken over as the new Regional Director of its Chandigarh Regional office. The Chandigarh Regional office of PHD Chamber looks after the operations of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J&K and Chandigarh.
Dr. Rathee, a doctorate in Business Management from UBS, Panjab University has earlier also worked with apex industry bodies including PHD Chamber and CII besides having more than 10 years of experience in corporate sector. He has done several research studies on varied subjects including a WHO study on Adolescents behavior.
Dr. Rathee said “The new government at the Centre has created a positive and optimistic environment and the world has now started looking at India as a destination for Investment. It’s a good time for Indian Industry and Commerce to take off and reap benefits of the new rejuvenated environment. PHD Chamber would work in partnership with the Government for its realization”.
He is a keen observer, researcher and an analyst and traveled to various countries including UK, Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Dubai.
About a decade back in 2005, he was instrumental in organising the Indo-Pak International Trade Fair at Amritsar, the first such event by PHD Chamber which is now known as PHD-PITEX, being organised by the Chamber in partnership with the Punjab government every year. He had also conducted a wide campaign on VAT after its introduction into the Indian Taxation System in April, 2005, to educate Trade and Industry in Northern India.