New Delhi, Dec 22: Veteran corporate communication professional and Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) governing council chairman N.D. Rajpal died in a Delhi hospital on Tuesday,Dec 22 after a brief illness. He was 71 and leaves behind two daughters.
Rajpal, with a more than four-decade unbroken trail in PR, made a deep impact in the space in India and globally. He had the knack and capability to network and build bridges across diverse groups, diverse boundaries and opinion-makers.
"We could never find a better and more caring friend. He has left us with so many wonderful memories," remarked PRCI chairman emeritus M.B Jayaram.
"It is a huge loss for PRCI and PR fraternity as we always relied on his valuable guidance," said PRCI National President B.N. Kumar.
Rajpal worked tirelessly to make PRCI as one of the foremost platforms for PR professionalism and played a key role in establishing chapters all over India.
Rajpal took part in PR forums at global meets and think-tanks such as World PR Congress in London, and Global Alliance meet in Ottawa.
Recipient of several awards, Rajpal was the Resident Director, Delhi operations of Alembic Ltd.