The 179th meeting of the Rubber Board, India held on November 05, 2019, at Kottayam, re- elected T Rajendran Pillai as Vice Chairman of the Rubber Board for a second term. He was first elected as Vice Chairman of the Board in October 2018.

Hailing from Chittethu Cheriyil Kunnathuvila family, Peruman, Kollam, T Rajendran Pillai has been serving as the State President of Kerala Pradesh Plantation Muzdoor Federation (B.M.S.) and National Committee Member of Plantation Maha Sangh (BMS). Earlier, he had served in the Indian Air Force and the Syndicate Bank.