Ahmedabad: Zydus Lifesciences has recently announced that Chairman Pankaj R. Patel has been appointed
as a Part Time Non-official Director in the Central Board of the Reserve Bank of lndia (RBl).
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the proposal of appointment of Mr. Patel under
section 8 (1)(c) of the RBI Act, 1934 for a period of four years from the date of notification of his
appointment, or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” the company said in a BSE filing.
Mr. Patel is on the Board of various institutions including Invest India, Member of the Mission Steering
Group (MSG), the highest policy making and steering body constituted under National Health Mission
(NHM) and of the Drug Technical Advisory Board by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India,
He is also the Chairman of the Board of Governors and Society, IIM, Udaipur and a Member of
the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. Mr. Pankaj Patel was
also the President of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) (2016-17). He is
also the Executive Chairman, Vice President and Trustee of the Gujarat Cancer Society and Chairman of
the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, a Regional Cancer Centre and one of the largest cancer centres
of India, reaching out to the needy and underprivileged cancer patients (since 2011).
The company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies.