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Jaxay Shah


Mr Jaxay Shah is the Chairperson of the Quality Council of India (QCI), an autonomous body of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. He is also the Founder and Chairman Managing Director of the Savvy Group of Companies, a professional construction conglomerate. Furthermore, he is the former Chairman of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India (CREDAI), the apex body of private Real Estate developers in India.

As the Chairperson of QCI, he is working towards improving the quality of goods and services to help improve the quality of life of India’s 140 crore citizens. Under his leadership, QCI is working in multiple sectors such as healthcare, education, trade & commerce, energy, water, sanitation etc and engaging with 50+ central governments, state governments, and public bodies. Mr. Shah has been taking significant steps to take the quality message to the grassroots through initiatives such as the Gunvatta Sankalp in states, Quality City with the emerging cities along with Sarpanch Samvad – working with grassroots leaders to permeate the idea of quality. Additionally, he represents QCI, as a Promoter Director (Founding Member) on the board of Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), an open network for all the players who can sell or enable selling in an e-commerce setup.

Under his leadership, CREDAI joined the ‘National Mission of Housing for All’ by launching more than 375 Affordable Housing Projects comprising 250,000 units by CREDAI member developers across the country. 

Mr Shah stands as an advisor and mentor at the PharmEasy Accelerator Program, which offers 1 lakh+ medicine and health products across various categories across the country. He is a Promotional Director of Kensville Golf and Country Club, Savvy Swaraaj Sports Academy, and a trustee of LAA (LD College of Engineering Alumni Association) as well as JYOT (NGO). 

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Geo-technology and Foundation Engineering from L.D. College of Engineering, Gujarat University. 

Mr. Shah is an environment and sustainability crusader and is committed towards eco-friendly construction using renewable technology for a better planet.

Mr. Chakravarthy T. Kannan, Secretary General, Quality Council of India (QCI), brings with him a distinguished career spanning leadership positions in the automotive and logistics sectors. He has led several key national organizations and global business expansion initiatives. With extensive experience as CEO of Mobility at Mahindra Logistics, where he successfully turned around complex B2B and B2C operations to achieve a positive PAT, Mr. Chakravarthy brings a wealth of expertise in strategic management and business transformation. He has also led several business transformations such as ‘Digital Product Development e-NPI’, ‘Quality Crusade’, ‘Geelantheid – a billion-dollar Global business setup’. As the founder of CATAPULT, an industry-first tech-based incubator, he has demonstrated a keen ability to drive innovation and accelerate user case maturation, earning recognition from industry giants like Shell and Intel.

His prior roles as Business Head and Senior VP at Mahindra & Mahindra have equipped him with strategic acumen and a proven track record of spearheading global business expansion initiatives and driving organizational growth.

With his rich sea of experience, coupled with an MBA in Corporate Strategy from Ross Business School and a background in Industrial Engineering, Mr. Chakravarthy is poised to lead QCI towards new heights of excellence and innovation in quality standards.

Mr. Chakravarthy T. Kannan

Secretary General, Quality Council of India (QCI)

Mr. Rizwan Koita

(NABH Chairperson)
Mr. Rizwan Koita, Chairperson, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare providers (NABH) is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with a passion to leverage emerging technologies and business process innovation for meaningful social impact. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay & a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Mr. Koita co-founded CitiusTech, a global healthcare technology company. Under his leadership, CitiusTech became one of the fastest growing healthcare technology companies globally and became India’s 25th Unicorn in 2019 (the first Indian Unicorn in healthcare technology). Mr. Koita is the recipient of the prestigious IIT Bombay’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019, and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of Year Award in 2013.

Mr. Koita is now actively associated with his philanthropic venture, Koita Foundation which focuses on Digital Health in India. Koita Foundation partners with leading academic institutions, hospitals, and industry associations to drive Digital Health adoption in India. Koita Foundation partners include IIT Bombay, Ashoka University, Tata Memorial / National Cancer Grid, Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI), Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS).

Dr. Atul Mohan Kochhar obtained his MBBS and MD (Dermatology) from the prestigious Delhi University. He was awarded the University Gold medal for excellence in the field of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. He is also a Diplomate of National Board (DNB- Dermatology and Venereology), a Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
He worked since 2003, as a Professor & Consultant in the Department of Dermatology & STD, Lok Nayak Hospital and Maulana Azad Medical College and, New Delhi.
Over the years he has held various Organizational positions viz. the President, Secretary, Vice President, and Executive member of the IADVL –Delhi State branch and has successfully organized as Organizing Secretary various conferences of IADVL – at State and National Level. He is the recipient of various state and national awards including the prestigious Sardari Lal Memorial Award for the year 2015. He is the current President – Society for Pediatric Dermatology and Founder Secretary -Scientific Cosmetological Society. He has More than 70 publications, 4 books and many chapters and multimedia to his credit.
An active practicing clinician, with a passion for quality in healthcare, a Principal Assessor with NABH since 2016, he has since December 2019, taken over as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare providers of India. Quality, promotion of patient safety and taking Best healthcare practices to the ‘poorest of the poor ’ are his mission in life.

Dr. Atul Mohan Kochhar


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