Jagmandar Dass Jain

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Who is Jagmandar Dass Jain?

“Jagmandar Dass Jain’’ was the founder of the Jain Rolling Mills (JRM) and Jain Group of Companies in early 1965 with his elder brother Danveer Seth Om Prakash Jain.

Mr. JD Jain is among the most prominent Swetambar Sthanakwasi Jains of the community. He has made notable contributions through his social and institutional activities & takes active part in charitable associations.

He is a businessman, political figure, religious person and a charitable person for the needy & poor people. He is strict vegetarian.

Early Life :

JD Jain was born in the village of Rabra, Distt Sonipat, Haryana (India) in 1940. His parents were Smt Sukh Devi Jain and father Seth Shri Manohar Lal Jain and their way of life was very simple.

He received his primary education first in the village School and later he went to Jain Higher Secondary School, Daryaganj, Delhi to pursue his further education.

In 1962 he passed Civil Engineering in First Division from Hewett Polytechnic, located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Mr. Jain's first wife, Smt Indira Devi Jain (daughter of Shri Kashmiri Lal Jain, Secretary - Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India early 1960s) died in 1986 due to cancer,"it was said that no one remained empty handed who knocked the door of Smt Indira Devi Jain for help or donations". Mr. Yash Dev Jain & Mr. Harsh Vardhan Jain were children by the late Smt Indira Devi Jain. After her death Mr. Jain got married in 1986, to Dr Vidyut Jain who belonged to a reputed Jain family.

His youngest son, Mr. Harsh Vardhan Jain is known as Mr. Fixit was recently in the news regarding The East India Company in England & Conflict with the bidder man of of Blackburn Rovers FC in England. He is Fellow of Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce (FRSA) England. He has been one among the young entrepreneurs.

Progress :

Mr. Jain started as a Civil Engineer, employee in Indian Military Engineering Services in 1963s during his early years, but an urge to do something on his own prodded him to find newer avenues for his progress and in early 1965 Mr. Jain started his own iron & steel business with his elder brother Late Danveer Seth Om Prakash Jain.

Mr. Jain took over an existing iron & steel manufacturing plant in 1965. He managed to turn it around and renamed it as "Jain Rolling Mills" Jain Group in Ghaziabad.

Mr. Jain's efforts and innovative production techniques had fruitful results and his unit got the rare distinction of being certified as "ISI", in early 1960s in India.

Quality products won him a sizeable clientele including the Government of India, after that it was a saga of expansions and successes.

Mr. Jain eventually became one of the quality supplier and conversion agents to numerous departments of Indian Government and State Government including the Development Authorities & Defense (Civil Division) Ministry.

Mr. Jain contributed new technologies and innovative means in the vast field of his own Natural Stone (Marble) mining industry in Rajsamand Distt (Rajasthan), India.

Awards :

• Mr. Jain was honored by the title of "Self Made Industrialist”, in 1975 by the Vice President of India His Excellency Hon'ble Basappa Danappa Jatti (BD Jatti).

• Mr. Jain was awarded the title of "Samaj Ratna" by Jain Community in India.

• Mr. Jain was appointed an honorary "Commanding Officer” Civil Defence, India.

• Mr. Jain was given "Udhyog Patra" by Govt of India.

• Mr. Jain was conferred the title of honorary "Animal Welfare Officer" by Animal Welfare Board of India, Government of India.

Charity :

• Seth Om Prakash Jain Charitable Hospital - Free Medical Facilities.

• Sukh Devi Jain Nishsulk Chikitshalaya - Free Ayurvedic & Homeopathic Facilities

Political Activity :

Mr. Jain's a true Congress person and works shoulder to shoulder with congress party in India. He came in contact with Smt. Ganga Devi (Member of Parliament in 1965-1966), Congress and since...

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  • Jainism
  • India
Lived in
  • Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

on July 23, 2013


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