Jawahar Goel Chairman & Managing Director, Dish TV India Ltd.

Mr. Jawahar Goel has led Dish TV as its Managing Director since January 6, 2007 and has been actively involved in the creation and expansion of the Essel Group of Industries. Mr. Jawahar Goel is a visionary entrepreneur and a key architect in creation and expansion of Essel Group of Companies. He has strong business acumen and is a true `karmyogi'. He is successfully managing various business of Essel Group. A prophet in pioneering the Direct to Home (DTH) services in India he has been instrumental in establishing Dish TV as a prominent brand with India's most modern and advanced technological infrastructure.

Mr. Goel led the initiatives of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) as its president for four consecutive years from September '06 to September '10 and continues to be its active Board member. He is also on the Board of various committees and task forces set up by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB), Government of India, and continues to address several critical matters related to the industry. He is a prime architect in establishing India's most modern and advanced technological infrastructure for the implementation of Conditional Access System (CAS) and Direct To Home (DTH) services through Head-end in the Sky (HITS) which is poised to bring about a revolution in the distribution of various entertainment and electronic media products in India in the ensuing months benefitting consumers (TV viewers) enormously.

Apart from leading Dish TV, Mr. Goel holds directorship of nine (9) other Indian Public Limited
Companies viz., Aplabs Ltd., ASC Telecommunication Ltd., Asian Sky Shop Ltd., Chiripal Industries Ltd., East India Trading Co. Ltd., Essel International Ltd., Essel Infraprojects Ltd., Rankey Investments and Trading Company Ltd. and Rama Associates Ltd. Mr. Goel holds 209,000 equity shares comprising of 0.03% of the paid up capital in the Company.

Following are some of the achievements of Mr. Jawahar Goel:

Mr. Goel started his career in 1980 with a trade of Agro Commodities and established Rama Associates Limited along with his brothers. The Company executed cumulative export order worth Rs.400, 500 Crores within a short span of time and became a prime Export House of the Country.

He has contributed enormously in the establishment and progress of Essel Packaging Ltd. At present, Essel Packaging (Essel Propack Ltd) is the largest lami-tube manufacturing company in the world. It addresses global markets with its manufacturing bases in China, Egypt and Germany.

In 1987 he along with his brothers set up Essel World which is the most popular and famous world class Amusement Park in India.

In 1994 he played a vital role in establishing Siti Cable Network Ltd. (a Multi System Operator) which is one of the largest cable distribution network of various TV channels in India.

Mr. Goel has been has been the driving force towards establishing the largest and state of art channel up-linking center in India. Currently, the up-linking head-end situated at Noida (UP) uplinks around 45 channels which are telecast in around 110 countries.

Mr. Goel has also been the pioneer of launching DTH services in India and instrumental in establishing Dish TV as a prominent brand in India. He is Managing Director of Dish TV, the largest DTH company in the country.

In addition he takes a special interest in social and philanthropic activities. Mr. Goel has been closely associated with Agroha Vikas Trust since a decade. He is also associated with various other social organizations, which are running Hospitals, Colleges, Schools and Temples in the Capital.