MANAGING DIRECTOR, HIRANANDANI GROUP
“Sincerity and commitment with consistent efforts is the recipe to achieve success and great heights.” This quote very aptly, sums up Niranjan Hiranandani’s ‘Magic Mantra’.
Born in 1950, Niranjan Hiranandani is the Managing Director and founder of the Hiranandani Group of Companies and is better known as the Real Estate Czar: what he has achieved is nothing short of a miracle. Displaying extraordinary qualities as a builder, as also a perfectionist in terms of quality, brilliance, and untiring zest for excellence, he has lead the Group Companies in changing the skyline of Mumbai in Powai, Thane – with Panvel, Pune, Chennai and Ahmedabad set to follow. Apart from construction, the group has diversified into education, horticulture, hospitality, entertainment, and retail.
He started his career in textiles with a weaving unit at Charkop in suburban Mumbai’s Kandivali, and later on forayed into real estate business. He is referred to as ‘Builder Extraordinaire’, as also the Man responsible for changing the skyline of Mumbai.
He has been the President at the Maharashtra Chambers of Housing Industry, currently Chairman for Real Estate & Infrastructure Committee of Indian Merchants Chambers (I.M.C.) Mumbai often known as past president of IMC; Member of the Task Force of the Government of India for reforms in Housing and Urban Development; and Member of the Study Group on Slum Rehabilitation Scheme, Government of Maharashtra.
Mr. Hiranandani was an Adviser to the Government of India of the Housing and Habitat Policy. He was the Real Estate Chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Mr. Hiranandani holds key positions in various Indian government bodies, private and social institutions, schools, and colleges. Besides these, he also runs 17 colleges, 2 hospitals, 3 temples.
For India’s growth story, he is very much optimistic and avers that although currently country’s infrastructure and construction sector is passing through the tough phase but it has bright future ahead.