Mr. Hari Singh Ranka is the Promoter & Chairman of Modern Group of Industries having diversified interest in textiles, woollens, terry towels, insulators etc. Born on 3rd November, 1939, a Commerce Graduate with Second Rank in Rajasthan University in 1959, he had been a key professional of LNJ Bhilwara Group, established Bhilwara & Kharigram unit of the Group. Later he founded his own group “Modern”. He has been Past Chairman of Rajasthan Textile Mills Association, Past President of Textile Association of India, Member of Advisory Committee (Textile) of IFCI, Member of Managing Committee of Indian Woollen Mills Federation, Member of Regional Committee of IDBI, Member of High Power Industrial Development Committee of Government of Rajasthan, Director of RIICO. He is the Managing Trustee of Acharya Shri Nanesh Samta Vikas Trust having educational Institutes, Village “Danta” (Chittorgarh) also running Hospital and Meditation Centre. He has established a well equipped modern hostel at Navi Mumbai for C.A., M.B.A. students. Recipient of several awards including “Udyog Patra” Award by Government of India, Silver Shield by Rajasthan Financial Corporation and highest Export National Award by Ministry of Commerce.