Biography : Niranjan Hiranandani
Famous Sindhi Businessman – Young Indian Entrepreneur - Top 100 richest Indians
Life of Niranjan Hiranandani is the success story of young Sindhi Indian entrepreneur. Though Niranjan can be said to be a boy born with silver spoon in mouth, but still starting with a small textile unit and going on to be one of the biggest name of Real Estate industry of India, being included to list of top 100 richest Indians and Forbes global billionaires in span of just 30-35 years is the journey to must read and sure to create jealousy.
Niranjan Hiranandani was born on 08 March 1950 at Mumbai, as the son of Lakhumal Hiranand and Kanta Hiranandani. Father Padma Bhushan Dr. L H Hiranandani was famous ENT surgeon of Mumbai and was shifted to Mumbai in 1942 well ahead of the partition of the country so he and his family not faced the pains and troubles which thousands of Sindhi families were forced to face during the migration to India in 1947. Father Dr. L H Hiranandani was very much active with rehabilitation and resettlement of these homeless Sindhi migrants. This helped Niranjan to develop helping attitude and work for the community, which reflects from his present activeness with many social institutions, schools, and colleges.
Niranjan went Campion School, Mumbai for his schooling and went on to become Graduate of Commerce from Sydenham College Mumbai. He started his professional life as the account teacher after he had completed FCA from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. It was 1981 when he thought of entering business arena and started a small textile weaving unit at Mumbai suburb Kandivali. The journey of present was started way back in 1985 when Niranjan with Brother Surendra Hiranandani purchased land measuring about 200 acres at Pawai suburb of Mumbai and started real estate business with title Hiranandani Gardens.
Niranjan Hiranandani is co founder and managing director of Hiranandani Group, involved with real estate business in India. Energy efficient structure, architectural designs and balance between the practicalities of architect, finance and market demands are the some of the focused key point which brought huge success for the Hiranandanis.
Aaccomplishments of Niranjan Hiranandani
Long illustrated journey of Niranjan Hiranandani, started as the young Indian entrepreneur, is inclusive of many positions held by him. Some of major accomplishments of Niranjan Hiranandani are:
President Maharashtra Chambers of Housing Industry.
Chairman of Mumbai City, Development and Environment Committee of the Indian Merchants Chambers (I.M.C.), Mumbai.
Member, Task force of the Government of India for reforms in housing and urban development.
Member of the study group, Slum Rehabilitation Scheme, Government of Maharashtra.
Director Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO).
Trustee for the creation of Nathdwara Township as a heritage destination.
Adviser to the government of India on housing and habitat policy.
Real estate president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).