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  • Mr. Prithvi Jindal
    Chairman

    Pioneering the production of SAW pipes three decades ago Mr. Prithvi Jindal is at the helm of affairs as the Vice Chairman of Jindal SAW Ltd. a part of the fourth largest industrial house in India the Jindal Group.

    A perfectionist to the core Mr. Jindal guided the company's global ambitions. His sharp business acumen complemented by a futuristic vision and a hands on approach has made Jindal SAW Ltd. a force to reckon with not only on the home turf but has left global footprints by entering into the highly competitive US market.

    Under Mr. Jindal's able stewardship the company has grown multi-fold and has diversified its product line, offering total pipe solutions to a wide array of sectors - energy, water & sewage transportation and industrial application. The credit of transforming the single product company into a dynamic multi-product transnational organization goes to his single-minded dedication. Today Jindal SAW Ltd. is the proud exporter of finished products range that provides total pipe solutions.

    Undeterred by global competition form none other than the first world country Mr. Jindal took the company's operation straight into the steel business arena of US by acquiring the largest DSAW pipe capacity in North America from US Steel in 1992 with an installed capacity of 600,000 tons. In year 1997 he acquired the widest plate mill of North America and named it Jindal United Steel Corporation which serves the offshore industry in gulf of Mexico and also feeds the pie operations which was named as SAW Pipes USA Inc.

    A firm believer of delivering not just quality but value to its clients the organization has adopted corporate practices that are guiding beckons to others and make Jindal SAW Ltd. stakeholder and shareholder friendly organization.

    Today Mr. Jindal's untiring efforts have firmly placed India firmly on the map of 'Line Pipe Manufacturing Nations'. A man of simple tastes Mr. Jindal's humane nature finds expression in various employee friendly practices that have earned Jindal SAW Ltd. the enviable reputation of most preferred employer in the country.


  • Ms. Sminu Jindal
    Managing Director

    Sminu Jindal is the first lady entrant in the country to do her gender proud by breaking the glass ceiling in the Steel, Oil and Gas sector in India. Having been appointed as the Managing Director of Jindal SAW Ltd. a part of the fourth largest industrial house in India the Jindal Group, Sminu Jindal's contribution to the growth of the organization has been phenomenal.

    An alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce Sminu Jindal went on to pursue MBA from Fore School of Management, with specialization in Finance. Her outstanding academic performance won her a Silver Medal and later on Institute of Marketing and Management bestowed upon her the Award for Excellence as the top woman entrepreneur.

    A completely hands on person Ms. Jindal joined the family business as a trainee at the fag end of her teens in Swastik Foils a unit of Jindal SAW ltd. To her credit she turned around the sick unit into a profitable venture in the very first year of joining by pioneering the production of ultra thin gauge steel that was unheard of in that era and time. She then trained her sights on Jindal SAW Ltd. in 1997. Soon she was at the helm of affairs as the MD where her acute business acumen positioned the company as a global player bagging major international contracts, and rolled out business strategies, which resulted in higher profitability.

    She initiated environment protection steps like affluent treatment plants and environment friendly processes much before the government regulatory authorities' drive. Jindal SAW Ltd. was one of the very first companies to be awarded all environmental clearances. This is not all ISO 9002, 14001, 18001 certification awarded bespeak of her continued commitment to the welfare, safety and security of her employees as well as the custodian of best business practices.

    Corporate Social Responsibility is engrained in Ms. Jindals's corporate DNA. Having overcome physical challenges this gritty corporate player has undertaken the sole responsibility of taking up the cause of ensuring accessible and barrier free public infrastructure for the graying as well as the physically challenged population. Svayam - an initiative of Sminu Jindal Charitable Trust that gives wings to people with reduced mobility provides expression to the social responsibility that is whole heartedly supported by Jindal SAW Ltd. Her single-minded dedication to the cause has not only given it the right impetus but also highlighted the tribulations of the mobility challenged at various platforms - government, public or corporate.

    Svayam is committed towards making India Accessible to all. To this effect it has initiated a host of activities that is set to kick off a chain of events that would make India accessible by year 2010 well in time for the Commonwealth Games and the world to see when it arrives in India to participate in the Games.

    Yet another dimension of this multifaceted corporate persona is her passion for art. She dons the mantle of not a mere collector but a promoter who has set the stage for a dialogue between master craftsmen and artists, which would result in exclusive pieces of art. Her office space reflects this where artistic expression of leading alongside budding artists in varying forms finds display.

    Ms. Sminu Jindal is an exceptional and exemplary woman of substance who does not shy away from challenges in all walks of life.


  • Mr. Indresh Batra
    Managing Director

    At the helm of affairs of Jindal SAW Ltd. as the Managing Director Mr. Indresh Batra contributed phenomenally to make the operations profitable in record time. He successfully positioned Jindal SAW Ltd. as a key player in the Global Infrastructure Development of the Emerging World.

    He is also the Managing Director of IUP Jindal Metals and Alloys Ltd. a joint venture between 60 billion Euros, Arcelor-Mittal and Jindal SAW Ltd.

    Social Responsibility complements the corporate outlook of Mr. Batra. He is the founder of Corporate Social Responsibility initiative that promotes self-reliance amongst people from different strata of society.

    An Economics graduate from Delhi University, Mr. Batra pursued postgraduate degree in Management and AMP from Harvard Business School. Later on he was invited on to the board of Indo-American Chambers of commerce.

    Mr. Indresh Batra exhibits a rare combination of dedicated professionalism and gentlemanly suave personality. A man of few words he understands the language of sincere hard work and hard work alone and yet excels in communication skills at all levels. The cross-cultural skills honed during his assignments across the continents with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds add yet another dimension to his interpersonal capabilities.