Head of Star Sports Development at Star India Deep Mukherjee has shared the information on his social media account, congratulating Jalaj Dani on his election to the coveted post.
SPEFL-SC, a skill council sector supported by the Government of India and the National Skill Development Programme, is mandated to impact over two million lives in India.
The SPEFL-SC shall work in the Science and Technology, Medicine, Broadcasting, Grassroots, Facilities, Management, Development, Event Management, Coaching and Manufacturing sectors.
Dani, 47, a chemical engineer, has close connections with sports enterprise and IMG-Reliance. His wife Vita Dani, a niece of the Reliance group founder Dhirubhai Ambani, is the Chairperson of the 11evenSports. The company owns the Ultimate Table Tennis league IP in India. Vita is actively involved with various sports enterprises. She is an owner of Chennaiyin F.C., president of the Mumbai City District Table Tennis Association, patron of Maharashtra State Table Tennis Association, Chairperson of Organising committee of Reliance 20th Asian Junior TT Championships 2014 and Reliance 2013 Junior & Cadet Open, ITTF Premier Junior Circuit and vigorously involved in Mumbai Indians.
Vita’s brothers Hital Meswani and Nikhil Meswani serve on the board of Reliance Industries, which owns 4.9% stake in Asian Paints through Ojasvi Trading.
Dani, in May this year, had also joined the HDFC board of directors as an independent director.