| Kolkata, India|
| 6 April 1951 (age 64) (1951-04-06) |
Chairman cum Managing Director of Limtex
Gopal Poddar Wikipedia
Gopal Poddar is an Indian businessman & founder of Limtex group of companies. Mr. Poddar started Limtex in 1977 as a small tea business at the very beginning. He is serving as Chairman cum Managing Director of Limtex group till date.
Born on West Bengal, India on 6 April 1951, Mr. Poddar graduated with a degree of commerce from Calcutta University. After that he has done his LLB from University Law College Calcutta, along with post graduation in commerce.
Mr. Gopal Poddar started his career as an Officer in Hindustan Development Corporation, where he served for nine years at various functional & administrative position. He started off independently on the year 1977 as a small tea trading business at turnover of 1.02 lacks, which has now diversified into various businesses from tea export to information technology under Limtex group of industries & have turnover of 200 crores for the fiscal end March 2002. He heads as chairman & MD of Limtex group for last 35 years. He is also holding a diplomatic position by representing Peru- the Latin American country as Hon. Counsel General.
In 1999, Limtex was awarded the National Export award. Then Niryaat Shree Award from the ministry of Commerce and the Federation of Indian Export Organization.