|Mr. Shailesh Gandhi obtained his B.Tech. degree in Civil Engg. in the year 1969 and is also the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Service Award in the year 2001.|
|He was an entrepreneur and the Chairman & Managing Director of Clear Plastics Limited till last year when he sold his company to concentrate on social activities. His main claim to fame is his distinguished vocation in vigorous voluntary public service. He is one of the prime movers behind the establishment of Right to Information Act. He continues to be a crusader for transparency and integrity in all public matters.
In the intial part of IITB Alumni Association's existence, he was the Chairman – Board of Directors and gave shape to the policies that guide IITBAA even today.