ITTAC Secretariat is located at the prestigious PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry at New Delhi. The Secretariat liaises with the Govt and regulatory bodies regarding different technical aspects of tyres, prepares and monitors agenda for Committee and Sub-committee meetings and organizes Tyre Care & Safety Awareness drives.
Rajiv Budhraja is Director General of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ATMA) as well as Secretary-General of ITTAC. Rajiv did his Master’s in Business Economics, having done graduation in Economics Honours from Delhi University. Rajiv has nearly 30 years experience in service organizations, having worked in PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Confederation of Export Units and Indian Paper Manufacturers’ Association prior to joining ATMA in 1997. During his long stints at industry chambers, he has dealt extensively with the Federal and State Governments, national media, civil society and corporate houses. Rajiv represents tyre industry on several Government & Institutional bodies. He writes regularly on the confluence of Economic, Auto & Tyre industry and Road Transport & Safety space.
Niteesh Kumar Shukla
Niteesh Kumar Shukla has completed M.Sc. in Chemistry from Delhi University, M. Tech in Rubber Technology from IIT Kharagpur & presently pursuing his PhD from Vels University, Chennai. He has an overall 11 years of work experience. His working journey started with IRMRA in the year 2009 where he worked in various departments under different capacities. He was working as Deputy Director and Head of the south centre of IRMRA till his joining as Director-ITTAC
During working at IRMRA, He has handled different Govt. sponsored R&D & Defect Investigation projects and He has encouraged and guided more than 10, B. Tech & M. Tech students. His contribution at IRMRA’s Center of Excellence for tyre research, testing and certification are remarkable. He has delivered lectures in more than 100 training programs on Rubber Technology and delivered more than 10 talks in the different national and international conferences. He has represented IRMRA as a member of several committees like the Transport Engineering Department, TED-7, BIS, Automotive Industry Standards Committee (AISC), Technical Standard Committee, TSC-CMVR & GRB. He is a Lead auditor of IRCA certified ISO 9001and also a Technical Assessor of ISO/IEC 17025 for NABL.