Krishna Kumar Khandelwal has been a pioneer in the Indian electronics industry. During the 60s, when this industrial activity was still in its nascent stage in India, he, with his foresight, envisaged its tremendous potential and set up a project with some of the best electronics technology leaders in the world. As recognition if his contribution to this important industrial activity, he was elected to serve the All India Manufacturer’s Organization (A.I.M.O.) in various capacities including that of the chairman of the Electronic council.
He was elected president of A.I.M.O. for 1986-87. Under his imaginative leadership this premier All India body expanded its activities to a number of new areas in order to serve the interest of Indian industry and the nation. Currently, Krishna Kumar Khandelwal, is a member of the advisory Board on Electronics under the department of electronics, Government of India. He is also a member of the high powered Working Group on participation of the private sector in power generation appointed by the union Energy Minister. The Scindia School confers on Krishna Kumar Khandelwal the Madhav Award, as an Old Boy of Eminence, for the year 1988.