Mr. Rajiv Arora, was born in Jaipur in the year 1955, he comes from a family of highly educated professionals. His father was a lawyer, his uncle and aunt were doctors, both his brothers are lawyers and his Grandfather was a doctor and was honored with the title “RAISAHIB”.
Educated in Jaipur itself, he did his BA (Hons.), Masters in History and MBA from Rajasthan University. He was inclined towards public life from a relatively young age. In school, he was an idol student & was encouraged by teachers to take leadership roles in school activities. In college he was first chosen as general secretary of Rajasthan College, and later nominated as President of Rajasthan University.
During the college he became the founder member of NSUI, Rajasthan. (NSUI is a student wing of the Congress Party). He was also appointed as general secretary of Youth Congress, spokesperson of the Pradesh Congress Committee and served in different capacities in the organization.
Young & ambitious Rajiv to support oneself started business of handicrafts in the name “AMRAPALI” which later on developed into jewelry business & now is a benchmark in luxury jewelry designing & a well-known brand in India – abroad- with having outlets across India, London & New York.
To safeguard the interests of exporters he has been chosen the President of Federation of Rajasthan Exporters for 3 terms.
To Spread Communal harmony post 2002 Communal Violence in Gujarat, Shri Sunil Dutt Ji made him (member of the board of governors) of Sadbhavana Ke Sipahi. He is the Chairman of JCF (Jaipur Citizen Forum )and MFJCF (Mohan Foundation Jaipur Citizen Forum) which started cadaveric organ donation movement in Rajasthan