Mr. Sandeep Jajodia, 50, is result-oriented leader with a vision to achieve milestones in the industry and sports with a passion for improving the quality of country’s human resource. He heads a well diversified Monnet Group of companies with interests in steel, coal and real estate.
Born in Kolkata, Mr. Jajodia grew up in Delhi and went to St. Columbus School and the Delhi University for his honor’s degree in commerce. Endowed with a business spark at an early age, his entrepreneurial skills helped him build Monnet Group.
As a sports enthusiast, he has been supporting the Indian boxing which has earned global laurels with several medals including the most prestigious Olympic medal. Monnet Group became the first corporate to associate with the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) by being the official sponsors of the Indian Boxing team.
Starting the 1st Ferro Alloy Unit in 1991 with a modest capital cost of Rs 1.7 Cr, Mr. Jajodia has taken the Monnet Group to a value of Rs. 8,000 crore. As he progressed, he built his businesses across the forward and backward integration.
Taking a diversification route, Monnet group has entered into realty sector during 2010 and presently, working on prestigious real estate projects in NCR region.
During his corporate journey, Monnet group launched its initial public offering in 1993 and was listed on all major stock exchanges. Adept at creating strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and to support key business initiatives, he brought foreign & Indian development financial institutions on board as strategic equity partners. His Excellence at building and retaining high performance teams by hiring developing and motivating skilled professionals, focusing on corporate governance, comprehensive grasp of the intricacies of every aspect of the business have guided Monnet group to be part of the elite group of primary steel producers with the 1.5 MTPA integrated steel plant at Raigarh, Chhattisgarh.
Sandeep Jajodia, besides being the driving force behind the growth of the Monnet Group, is also actively involved in other aspects relevant to industry and society. Presently, he is holding prestigious positions as President of ASSOCHAM. He has been associated as Chairman of Sponge Iron Manufacturers Association (SIMA) in the past. He is also committed to MIEL’s CSR activities, promoting various programmes through the Monnet Foundation.