Ortel’s Jagi Mangat Panda elected chairperson of CII’s Eastern region

MUMBAI: Multi system operator (MSO) Ortel Communications MD Jagi Mangat Panda has been elected as the new chairperson of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Eastern region.

Panda, who becomes the first woman to hold the top post in the industry body’s eastern zone, will serve as the chairperson for a period of one year from 2018 to 2019.

Her name was announced at the CII Eastern Regional Council meeting in Kolkata today. She will replace Titagarh Wagons vice-chairman & MD Umesh Chowdhary.

Panda has more than 15 years of experience in the broadband and broadcasting industry. She had earlier served as the deputy chairperson of the CII, Eastern Region.

Panda is also the co-founder and executive director of Odisha Television (OTV).

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