Rajesh Chaplot

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Rajesh Chaplot
Graphics System,Uganda
Personal details
Born (1965-07-18) 18 July 1965 (age 58)
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Spouse(s)Pratibha Chaplot
Children2(Krati Chaplot,Savi Chaplot)
RelativesAditya Chordia (son-in-law)
  • CEO
  • Director
  • Entrepreneur
  • Social worker
AwardsPravasi Bharatiya Samman, Golden Jubilee Award

Rajesh Chaplot (born 18 July 1965) is an Indian Entrepreneurship living in Kampala, Uganda.He is currently the Chief executive office and Company Director of various corporate entities in printing, packaging and labeling, Information technology, Metal and aluminum Fabrication (science). He has been recently recognized by the Government of India by awarding him with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman (Overseas Indian Honour/Award) is an award constituted by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day), to honour exceptional and meritorious contribution in their chosen field/profession. The award is given by the President of India. He has been recently awarded the prestigious Golden Jubilee Award,the highest civilian award by the President of Uganda in the year 2020.

Early life

Rajesh Chaplot was born on 18 July 1965 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India to late Shri Sampatlal Chaplot and Smt. Shyama Devi Chaplot. He has three brothers – Dr. Chander Chaplot, Mr Dilip Chaplot, Mr Prakash Chaplot. Mr Rajesh Chaplot was brought up in Udaipur. He did his schooling from St. Paul school, Udaipur, India and cleared his CA qualification from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Delhi, India.


Starting from 1998 till date, he has been working as the CEO/Director of Various corporate in Uganda and Republic of the Congo in printing, packaging, IT and aluminum fabrication industry. Some of the companies include Graphics systems Uganda, Fabrication systems, Uganda, Crown & Packaging, Fuson Africa, Came Techedge services (Republic of the Congo), Manglam Africa (Uganda)

Business advisory

Period Position Entity
February 2019 to Date Chairman Technical Working Group on Ease of Doing Business on Presidential Investors round table Conference Phase VI-Uganda
August 2015 to December 2018 Chairman Technical Working Group on Ease of doing Business on Presidential Investors Round Table Conference Phase V-Uganda
April 2014 to April 2016 Secretary General Indian Business Forum, Uganda
January 2014 to April 2016 Chairman Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Kampala) Uganda chapter
March 2013 to March 2015 Board Member Uganda Manufacturers Association
March 2005 to March 2008 Board Member Uganda Manufacturers Association

Social positions

Period Position Entity
March 2015 to date Trustee Indian Association, Uganda
March 2006 to date Advisor Rajasthani Association
May 2015 to date Board Member Miss Uganda Foundation Board
April 2014 to March 2016 Trustee Indian Women Association, Uganda
March 2012 to March 2014 Chairperson Indian Association, Uganda
June 2012 to June 2014 Trustee Jain Samaj Uganda
June 2012 to June 2014 Board Member School Management committee, India International School Uganda

Major accomplishments

  • Recipient of the Golden Jubilee Award ,the highest Civilian Award , from the President of Uganda in the year 2020
  • To update- Recipient of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award by President of India The President of India[citation needed]
  • Spearheaded the celebration of the first Diwali celebration at State House with the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni which is being continued every year since the year 2012
  • Spearheaded the launch of the first ever Indian content magazine in the National Newspaper of Uganda, New Vision ( Indi Vision)
  • Formed & launched the Indian Business Forum Uganda in the year 2014
  • Vice-chairperson of the organizing committee for the visit of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to Uganda in June 2018
  • Formed and launched the chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in Uganda and was the first Chairperson(Year 2014)
  • Judge for Miss India Worldwide (2010) at Durban, South Africa
  • Judge for Miss Uganda in Kampala, Uganda (2013)
  • .Part of the team for the India Africa Summit (2008) at New Delhi with the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni Yoweri Kagu
  • Formed the Rajasthan Association in Uganda (Year 2004)
  • Founder Chairperson of Jain International Trade Organization Chapter in Uganda( JITO)
  • Undertaken various charitable /sports /cultural /education /health projects during various social positions in Kampala

Personal life

Rajesh Chaplot is married to Mrs Prathibha Chaplot (Home Maker). They have two daughters-Krati Chaplot (Programme Administrator - London Business School, UK (LBS)) and Savi Chaplot (Actuarial Analyst in Oman Insurance Company, Dubai). His son in law is Mr Aditya Chordia,serving as the Vice President of JPMorgan Chase,London.Rajesh Chaplot lives with his family in Kampala,Uganda.


Personal awards

  1. Received the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman 2019 awards from HE the President of India for keeping the Flag of India.
  2. Award in the Category of “Rising Star” Yr. 2018 (By Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Dehli) .
  3. Indian Ambassador of the Year 2016 ( By Indian Association, Uganda)
  4. Award for recognizing the lobbying for Indian Business Community Yr. 2017 ( By Indian Business Forum)
  5. Presidential Investors round Table conference (PIRT) recognition award as the Chairman of Technical working Group; Yr. 2017 (From H.E the President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
  6. Recipient of Golden Jubilee Award, the Highest Civilian Award of the Government of Uganda from President of Uganda(yr 2020)

Awards received under Indian Association Uganda

  1. Visionary of Uganda Award -2013
  2. Uganda Red Cross Society Award -2013
  3. Uganda Manufacturers recognition Award -2013
  4. Best Float in the KCCA carnival -2013

Awards received on behalf of the company (Graphic Systems (U) Ltd)

  1. Investor of the year Award Gold in 2016 (Uganda Investment Authority)
  2. Investor of the Year award in 2014, 2012,2009,2007,2005,2004,2000,1998 (Uganda Investment Authority)
  3. Best Employer of the Year Award, 2006 (From Federation of Uganda Employers)
  4. Best Indian Company employer /employee relations -2015 (Indian Business Forum Uganda)
  5. CRS community development award in 2016 (Private Sector Foundation Uganda)
  6. Presidents Export Award -2015, Uganda
  7. Private Sector Foundation Uganda Appreciation award 2005
  8. Awarded Gold by Uganda Exports promotion Board 2019
  9. Awarded the Best Exhibitor at Bubu Expo 2019
  10. Corporate social responsibility Champion Uganda
  11. Certificate of Appreciation by President by the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni for common wealth summit -2001

Recognition through publication

  1. Jewels of Rajasthan Yr 2015
  2. Who’s who of Rajasthan, Rajasthan Edition (First speaking coffee table book)

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