is a Third generation Practical, Application Polymer Engineer. He
has over 29 years of hands on experience in the Plastics
Industry and has received training in reputed companies like
DuPont (USA), and ICI (UK).
He is the Managing Director & CEO of National Moulding Co.
Ltd. (NMC) and also on the Board of several other Companies.
He is the Founder of The JoshGROUP.
He is a Member of the Society of Plastics Engineers (USA)
and a Governing Council Member of the Indian Plastics
After serving on the National Executive Council (NEC) of
Plastindia Foundation, the Apex body of all major Plastics
Associations of India, during 2003-2006 as a Member,
he became the Protocol Committee Chairman in the Foundation's
NEC during 2006-2009. Now, he is on the Managing Committee
of the Foundation for the term 2009-2012.
He has unanimously been Elected as the 28th PRESIDENT
of the INDIAN PLASTICS FEDERATION (IPF) in its 51st year of
His family has the Rare Honour of serving the Plastics
Industry & the Federation for 3 generations.
His Grandfather was the Founder Sr.VP of IPF in
1958 & its 2nd President in 1961. In later decades his
Uncle was the 9th President & now after serving in various
capacities he has taken Charge on 24th Oct 2009.
He is an Executive Committee Member of Bharat Chamber of
Commerce. At the Chamber he is also a Member of the
Standing Committees of International Trade, Industrial Infrastructure
Development, Trade Reforms and State Taxation. He is the Chairman
of the Indo-Thai Partnership Committee and the Convenor
looking after the Plastics Industry sector.
He is also on the Managing Committee of the Indian Plastics
Institute- Kolkata Chapter and Member of the Institute
Management Committee of the Indian Training Institute (ITI),
Govt. of India. He is also a Member of the Core
Committee of The District Magistrate, Howrah, Govt. of West Bengal,
for setting up of industries in Howrah, West Bengal.
On the Invitation from the Govt. of Thailand he has
Presented a Paper to The Prime Minister of Thailand at
Bangkok on the Plastics and Chemical Industries for early
harvesting opportunities under the FTA. He has served two
terms on the Regional Committee of the Plastics Export
Promotion Council, under the Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of
He is also on the Regional Advisory Committee of Customs,
Central Excise and Service Tax, Govt. of India and on the
Governing Council of Central Tool Room and Training Centre,
Govt. of India. He is on the Regional Advisory Committee of
Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET),
Govt. of India.
He is also a Member of the Young Leaders’ Forum of the
Indian Chamber of Commerce.
He has Two Patents pending on the Recycling of Plastics.
Under his able guidance and leadership, in 2008, NMC received
the Prestigious In-House Recognition of its R&D Unit at
its Dhulagarh works from the Department of Scientific &
Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government
of India, New Delhi. NMC has also received Recognition and
Support from the Technology Development Board, Ministry of
Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi for
commercializing Plastics Materials & Chemicals developed by him at NMC’s
In-House R&D Laboratory.
He is a Life Member of the IPI Kolkata Chapter for over
15 years and has been serving on its Managing Committee
for over 7 years. He has actively associated himself in the
Programmes, Workshops, Seminars and functions organized by the Chapter
and has been taking special interest in the issues relating to
Recycling, Sustainability and the Environment.
He has attended several National and International Conferences
on Plastics including the one on Recycling organized by IPI and
is also the Kolkata Chapter Representative on the Governing
Council at IPI-HQ with effect from 1st April 2009.
He hails from the Khemani Family who has the distinction
of Importing India’s First Plastics Injection Moulding Machine way
back in 1937.
In Recognition of the Extensive Work done by him for the
Institute, as well as towards the Plastics Industry as a
whole, the Indian Plastics Institute, has Conferred on him
its Highest Award of
and thus, he has joined the Special League of
on the IPI's Roster.