Dr Niranjan Hiranandani is the President of apex industry body ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) and Co-Founder & Managing Director, Hiranandani Group of Companies.
Dr Hiranandani is widely known as ‘Builder Extraordinaire’ and as the man responsible for changing the skyline of Mumbai with the delivery of landmark project ‘Hiranandani Gardens,’ Powai.
Under his remarkable leadership, The Hiranandani Group, diversified into - education, healthcare, hospitality, infrastructure, entertainment and organised retail, has set the benchmark in terms of quality construction, precision engineering, technology & innovation, timely delivery and holistic development. Displaying extraordinary qualities as developer, as also a perfectionist in terms of quality, brilliance and untiring zest for excellence, the group has spread its footprints in the newer markets like Thane, Panvel, Alibaug, Khandala, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Pune to sum up the current developments.
With his profound knowledge, sharp business acumen and an ambitious attitude, he has been conferred with the leadership role across various prominent business organisations and industry chambers. He is also Member – RERA Conciliation Cell formed by Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA); Member of Central Governing Council of Export Promotion Council for EOUs & SEZs (Ministry of Commerce – Government of India).
Some of his achievements include - drafting the State Policy for Slum Rehabilitation in Mumbai designed to improve the well-being of over 6 million slum inhabitants; trustee for creation of Nathdwara Township as a heritage destination; serving on the Board of the Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), an organization which distributes $3 billion per annum to help fund the building of housing for low income families; acting as an adviser to the Government of India on housing and habitat policy for over a decade.
Apart from being a Forbes’ top listed Indian real estate developer, Dr Hirandani is also a renowned philanthropist - trustee of 17 colleges, 8 schools, 2 hospitals and 3 temples.