Sajjan Jindal Founder of JSW Steel Ltd
Sajjan Jindal Founder of JSW Steel Ltd

Biography of Sajjan Jindal

Early Life

Sajjan Jindal founder of JSW Steel Ltd was born in Hissar, Haryana, India on 5th December, 1959. After completing his early education he chose the field of engineering as his major. He did his degree of B. E. in the field of Mechanical Engineering from the M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India. He was also affiliated with Visvesvaraya Technological University, Balgaum in Karnataka, India which came earlier under the Bangalore University.


After completing his education he entered in the field of business by having a job in Jindal Group. He promoted the sector of Iron and Steel of Jindal Group.

Founder of JSW Steel Ltd

This steel company was started initially in 1982 when Jindal Group acquired a steel mill named as Piramal Steel Limited. That mill was being operated at Tarapur, Maharashtra, India. That company was later on renamed to Jindal Iron and Steel Company (JISCO). That is also known as the JSW Steel Ltd.

JSW Steel Ltd

JSW Steel Ltd is a company of India in the field of manufacturing steel products. This company is a subsidiary of the JSW Group. The headquarters of its parent company is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. This steel mill has now become the largest steel company of India in terms of Private Sector Company after its merger with ISPAT steel. This company has the installed capacity of 14.3 MTPA.

The parent company of this steel mill was founded by another person named O. P. Jindal but after the successful expansion of that group, this steel mill emerged from that group under the leadership of Sajjan Jindal.

Present Life

Presently he is working in the same company as its Chairman and also designated as the Managing Director of JSW Steel. He has interests in some other sectors of Jindal Group which includes mining, ports, software, energy and infrastructure.