Ashok G Rajani has been elected as the new Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), by the Executive Committee of AEPC, for a term of two years. He is associated with AEPC since 1978 and has been on the board of AEPC since 1994. He was the senior vice chairman of AEPC and chairman (export promotion) at the industry body during 2000- 2001, 2006- 2007 and 2010- 2011.
Rajani is the Founder and Chairman of Midas Touch Exports, a leading manufacturer and exporter of readymade garments from India. He controls the management of all the Midas Touch Group of Companies. He is also actively associated with the various garment and textiles organisations and was on the board of Alok industries - one of the largest integrated textiles company in India. Currently, he is trustee of the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), Governor on the board of Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) and Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC). Earlier he has served as the president of the CMAI and board of governors of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).
Rajani pioneered and led Midas Touch to become one of the most prestigious garment manufacturing companies in India. Dealing in both woven and knitted garments, the company mainly exports to USA, EU, UK, Portugal and Turkey. He has also been instrumental in providing impetus to the garment exports from the country over the last four decades.