Chairperson

Mrs. Rakha Mann is a founder chairman of TPHWCIS Ltd. and was also the Director of the Punjab State Industrial Cooperative Federation, Chandigarh from 1998-2002.

She was born in Delhi and after completing her graduation she did a diploma in CTD, EDP on food processing course from small industries development organization sponsored by ministry of small scale industries, govt. of India.

She is not only a entrepreneur, she is a social reformer too, also working for destitute, deprived and disadvantaged people for the last 24 years. She is empowering women with special focus on rural craft, SHG's and cluster development. She first worked under a small tin roof in the initial stages so as to avoid any overheads. The society took final shape when she was able to convince the women in nearby villages that they could make a more fruitful and dignified living by working in the society.

Presently, besides heading the society she has also started a designing unit which has been essentially created to innovate upon handicraft designs. Mrs Mann has a magnetic personality, highly developed communication skills, courage and acumen of mind, pragmatism tolerance and care for others. She is capable of envisioning the future reality of her society and doing a lot of hard work with dedication to empower women by providing them work in phulkari and making them economically strong.

Achievements


National Award for excellence in MSME by Honbl Ex Prime Minister Sh Manmohan Singh to Mrs Rekha Mann, President (TPHL)
  • Mrs. Rekha Mann was Awarded with the Mahila Excellence in 1996
  • IMM NABARD Award for Rural Women Entrepreneurship Priyadarshni Award 2001