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Rikant Pittie elected Vice Chairman of CII Delhi State Council, spearheads sustainable growth

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EaseMyTrip Co-Founder, Rikant Pittie, becomes Vice Chairman of CII, championing competitive and sustainable growth for India@100.

NEW DELHI, INDIA – In a significant development that marks a new chapter in the journey of Indian entrepreneurship and industry leadership, Rikant Pittie, Co-Founder of EaseMyTrip, one of India’s leading travel and tourism companies, has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Delhi State Council. This prestigious appointment underscores Mr. Pittie’s remarkable contributions to the Indian business landscape and his visionary outlook towards the nation’s progress and sustainability.

The Confederation of Indian Industry is a pivotal organization in India’s growth story, fostering a conducive environment for the development of the country through its partnership with industry, government, and civil society. With a legacy spanning over 125 years, CII’s role in shaping policy, enhancing competitiveness, and promoting inclusive and sustainable growth is unparalleled. Mr. Pittie’s election as Vice Chairman is a testament to his corporate sagacity, entrepreneurial spirit, and unwavering commitment to the nation’s development ethos.

Speaking on his election, Mr. Rikant Pittie expressed, “It is an honor and a profound responsibility to serve as the Vice Chairman of CII Delhi State Council. This role is not just a position but a pledge to contribute towards creating a more competitive and sustainable India on the cusp of its centenary of independence. The path ahead is both challenging and exhilarating, as we strive to harness the collective might of Indian industry to realise the vision of India@100. I am deeply committed to the role and look forward to working closely with all stakeholders to drive growth, inclusiveness, and globalisation, underpinned by trust.”

Under Mr. Pittie’s leadership, EaseMyTrip has demonstrated remarkable growth and innovation, embodying the spirit of excellence and customer-centricity. His vision for the nation’s development, grounded in sustainability, inclusiveness, and global outreach, aligns seamlessly with CII’s theme for 2023–24, ‘Towards a Competitive and Sustainable India@100: Growth, Inclusiveness, Globalisation, and Building Trust’. His role as Vice Chairman is expected to further invigorate CII’s initiatives across its 65 offices, including 10 Centres of Excellence in India and 8 overseas offices, leveraging institutional partnerships across 133 countries.

Mr. Pittie’s rise from EaseMyTrip’s founding to CII Delhi State Council Vice Chairmanship highlights the limitless promise of Indian entrepreneurship, emphasizing industry’s crucial role in national advancement. As an advocate for competitive enhancement, his timely leadership aligns with prioritising sustainability. His journey from creating an empire of online travel business to guiding stakeholders towards sustainable yet profitable business models showcases his dynamic leadership. Together with CII’s transformative influence, Mr. Rikant Pittie is set to drive innovation and collaboration, aiming for a self-reliant India that also makes significant global contributions.

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