NEW DELHI: Chetak Group, the leading player in logistics in India has appointed Chandan Agarwal, a highly decorated academician and a philanthropist as Director, Chetak Foundation, building upon his networking skills and deep understanding on social sector. Chetak Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Chetak Group. The foundation has been set up to work on improving the quality of life for underprivileged communities in the logistics and other public domains.
Speaking on the appointment, Rajesh Haritash, Board of Director Chetak Group said, “We are happy to induct highly decorated Mr. Chandan Agarwal who comes with a rich experience of over one and a half decades in academics and Philanthropy. He had been conferred with the lifetime achievement award for exceptional contribution to society and outstanding contribution to diplomacy. I am sure, Chandan will bring immense value to Chetak Foundation.”
Chandan Agarwal, an M.B.A. from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai was awarded for the best all-round performance. He was conferred Honorary Ph.D. from International University of America, London, in the field of Business Management, Education Sector in India
He was conferred with the Knighthood by Grand Chancellor, Global Peace and Humanities of sovereign order of Knights of St. John of Jerusalem (International Order) Supreme Council of Knights of Peace and Humanities.
Chandan was also conferred with the title of Nobility of His Excellency as Granted by His Imperial Decree, sealed with his Imperial Seal and Sign of His Sovereign Royal and Imperial Medieval House of Dubasarai in exile on Moscow-Russia. The Honorary Prince title implies His Royal and Imperial Highness, to be stated as Excellency Sir Dr. Professor Chandan Agarwal, Prince of Adalgott.
He received another title from the order of Knights and Dames of Malta in Italy, ‘Most serene ordine Nobiliare dei cavalieri di Malta and Cilicia Cipro Patronate and Independent international.’ Such title is given for selfless contribution to society.
Sir Dr. Chandan Agarwal was awarded and Honoured with the Princely Awards Sachumberg-Lippe-Na Chod life-time achievement award for exceptional contribution to society and outstanding contribution to diplomacy, at the U.S.A .
Agarwal was also listed among the ‘50 Most Admired Global Indians’ in 2019 by AsianAfrican Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
“I have always been fascinated with social work and I am associated with many ‘not for profit’ organizations in India. Sachin, his family and Chetak Group is close to my heart. I am delighted to be part of Chetak Foundation. Working closely with other Directors, I will endeavour to help Mr. JK Sharma ji’s dream come true. We all share a common passion and I look forward to helping the foundation grow by leaps and bounds to serve the underprivileged.” said Chandan Agarwal.
The Chetak Foundation has decided to focus on broad areas including Education, Livelihood, Health, safety, and Environment.
The Foundation has rolled out amazing schemes to take its mission forward like Poshan Plus (Hunger alleviation and Nutrition), Swasthya Plus (Health & Fitness), ‘Siksha se Rozgaar’ (Education to Livelihood), Zindagi Plus (Road safety), Oxygen Plus (Environment protection), and Sahayata Plus (Disaster/Emergency support).
Recently the Hon’ble Union Minister for Home, Shri Nityanand Rai rolled out Chetak Foundation’s debut event, Poshan Plus, wherein the Foundation felicitated over 1000 drivers and Covide front-line workers in association with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and shared high quality dry ration with them.
The Chetak Group
Established in 1979, Chetak Group takes pride in its long-range strategy of providing comprehensive logistics solutions to its customers. Equipped with over 1.5 million sqft modern warehousing facilities, across India, the Group provides Total Supply Chain Solutions including Transportation Services through all modes, Warehousing & Distribution, International Freight Forwarding, Customs Clearance & Logistics Services. The group, located in the national Capital, Delhi has 60 offices and branches spread across India at major industrial hubs to provide effective solutions to its customers.
Chetak Group is known for its ‘On-time performance and Quality Service. Equipped with over 2400 customised vehicles, Chetak enjoys the impressive clientele of industry leaders in automobiles since its inception. These include all major national and global automobile brands such as Maruti Suzuki, Tata, Hyundai, JCB, Kia, Honda, among many others.
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