About Me

Name:                  Rajesh Chaplot

Country:              Uganda

Family:                 Married, Two Daughters

Nationality:        Indian

Contact:               Mobile: +256772220074

Email:                   chaplotrajeshug@gmail.com

Professional Qualification:          Chartered Accountant

                                                                The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Delhi

Business Position –Corporate / Associations /Government Advisory Board


Period                                                   Position                                               Entity

1998 to date                                         CEO/Director                        Various Corporates in Uganda/Congo (Printing &

                                                                                                                Packaging, IT, Metal & Aluminium Fabrication)

(Graphic Systems(U) Ltd -Uganda, Fabrication   Systems (U)Ltd – Uganda, Crown & Packaging -Uganda, Fusion Africa-Uganda, Cameo Techedge Services -Congo, Manglam Africa – Uganda)

Business Advisory

Feb 2019 to Date                                 Chairman                               Technical Working Group on Ease of doing Business

                                                                                                                on Presidential Investors round table Conference

                                                                                                                Phase VI-Uganda

Aug 2015 to Dec 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

Jan 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 

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            Chairman                              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

  1. Spearheaded the celebration of the first Diwali celebration at  State House with the President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni which is being continued every year since the year 2012
  2. spearheaded the launch of the first ever Indian content magazine in the National Newspaper of Uganda, New Vision ( Indi Vision)
  3. Formed & launched the Indian Business Forum Uganda in the year 2014

Other Accomplishments 

  1. Vice chairperson of the organising committee for the visit of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi to Uganda in June 2018
  2. Formed and launched the chapter of the institute of chartered accountants of India in Uganda and was the first chairman (Year 2014)
  3. Judge for Miss India Worldwide (2010) at Durban, South Africa
  4. Judge for Miss Uganda in Kampala, Uganda (2013)
  5. Part of the team for the India Africa Summit (2008) at New Delhi with H.E The President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
  6. Formed the Rajasthan Association in Uganda (Year 2004)
  7. Founder Chairperson of Jain International Trade Organisation Chapter in Uganda( JITO)
  8. Undertaken various charitable /sports /cultural /education /health projects during various social positions in Kampala


Personal Awards

  1. Received the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman 2019 awards from HE the President of India for keeping the Indian Flag high
  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 recognising 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. Many others

Awards Received under Indian Association Uganda

  1. Visionary of Uganda Award -2013
  2. Uganda Red Cross Recognition 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. CSR Champion of the year 2017 by Private Sector Foundation Uganda
  11. Certificate of Appreciation by President by the President of Uganda, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for common wealth summit -2001
  12. Many others

Recognition through Publication

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