Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) mourns the sad demise of its dynamic and visionary Immediate Past President, Ganesh Kumar Gupta, who was unwell and breathed his last (August 30, 2019). Born on December 9, 1952 in the holy city of Kashi (Varanasi), Ganesh Kumar Gupta, besides being Regional Chairman (WR) and Vice-President FIEO was twice the President of the Federation between 2007-2009 and 2016-2018. He was also Chairman SRTEPC, Silk EPC and the Textile Committee and held various key positions in several other important organisations. Gupta was associated with the textile industry for about 4 decades and played a pivotal role in the overall growth and development of the industry. He was also the Chairman of Akash Textiles Exports Pvt. Ltd. and Vijay Silk House Group having its centers at Mumbai, Surat, Bengaluru, Delhi and Varanasi.