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Ms. Charu Modi

Executive Director – Indofil Industries Limited
Ms. Charu Modi is well known entrepreneur from India and is one of the promoter of K.K. Modi Group, a multibillion dollar Group with interests that span across a diverse range of businesses; namely agrochemicals, tobacco, tea and beverages, education, entertainment, direct selling, cosmetics, retail, fashion, luxury and gourmet restaurants.
She is also the Vice Chairperson and CEO of the Modi Academic International Institute and Executive Director, Indofil Industries Limited.Having studied at some of the best educational institutions such as the Lady Shriram College, New Delhi and Thunderbird – The American Graduate School of International Management, USA, where she acquired an MBA degree, Charu Modi understood the need to introduce international level education in India in order to equip the youth to compete at a global level even while she was pursuing her own education. And accordingly, she chose her path to concur with her profound interest in academics and a vision of imparting the best education to Indian students, right here, in their own country. In depth knowledge and strong interest in academics gave her the ability to envision a future wherein the finest global education was easily accessible by deserving Indian students.

A complete go-getter and achiever, who believes in translating her aspirations into reality, at present, she is heading the educational initiative of the Group and has established world-class institutions in India in collaboration with leading international academic bodies. Charu Modi continues to pursue higher academic specialization in her area of expertise and her constant quest is to effectively blend the Indian ethos of learning with the Western system of education. Her wisdom and experience enable her to constantly scale new heights as an academician whilst she concentrates her efforts towards achieving the Group’s overall vision of becoming a global leader.

Interestingly, her passion lies in travelling and she unwinds by taking wildlife safaris in Africa and India to recharge and rejuvenate herself. A force to reckon with, she truly represents what a modern, global, dynamic woman is all about and believes in the popular words stated by yet another dynamic world leader Nelson Mandela, who said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Industry Focus

Her Current research interest includes study of Migration of Paramedical Staff from India to post Industrial West – A select diagnostic analysis.

  • Rising Star Award – TAA 2004 – by Thunderbird Alumni Association (The American Graduate School of International Management – USA)
  • Guest of Honor at Higher Education Summit by Delhi Management Association (DMA) to deliberate on Management Education in India
  • Member of Young Presidents Organisation(YPO)