Jodh Raj Loddha
Mr. Jodh Raj Laddha was born on 27th January, 1937 at Rajasthan, India. His father passed away during childhood and his mother raise the family under trying circumstances. He faced financial pains during the schooling and college life. Against all odds, he successfully completed Post Graduation in Commerce from the University of Rajasthan and started employment with the Telephone Department under Rajastahn Government during the year 1956. His hard work and friendliness endeared him to many. Impressed by his dedication, Sri Ganga Dasji Jhawar, promoter owner of Usha Martin Industries ltd. Asked him to come down to Kolkata for better prospects. Thus his new journery of life started from Kolkata. He joined employment in Kolkata with the house of leading industriealists, Bangur Brothers Ltd. At the same time, he also continued the quest for higher education by attending evening classes of Diploma in Business Management Under University of Kolkata and was successful in getting DBM after 2 years of studies.
Mr. Laddha changed his work place to Usha Martin Group and learnt the intricacies of business for over 8 years. He also started working part time as an LIC agent and in a short span of time, by virtue of his smart work and savvy social skills, became the member of the topmost Chairman’s Club of LIC. He decided to branch out independently in financial services business and thus laid the foundation stone of M/s J.R. Laddha Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. In early 1980’s at Kolkata.
With his strong business acumen, the business flourished and it was right time to take it to the national level. A corporate office of J R Laddha Financial Services was opened at India’s Financial hub of Mumbai in 1990’s Later years saw the opening of branch offices at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune to cater to corporate clients pan India. Presently, this organization is a force to reckon with in the spheres of Corporate Finance and is providing its services to top Industrial and Business houses of India.
JR Laddha Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. Is currently being managed under the able leadership of his sons Arun & Manoj, who lead a team of 70 professionals which includes Chartered Accountants, MBAs, Company Secretaries, Cost Accountants etc. Business Focus areas include Wealth Management Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Foreign & Institutional funding etc. The wealth under management is Rs 1000 crores plus. We enjoy trust of many Large and Midsized Corporates, whose aim is optimization of financial resources.
J R Laddha Financial Services has provided it financial services to B K Birla Group, Aditya Birla Group, Usha Martin group, Reliance ADAG Group, CK Birla Group, SK Birla group, HV Goenka group, L N Bangur group, S K Bangur Group, R P Sanjiv Goenka Group, Free Press Journal Group, Videocon Group, HT Group, BM Khaitan Group, Emami Group, Future group, Braj Binani Group, Simplex Infrastructures Ltd. Hindusthan national Glass Ltd., Titagarh Wagons Ltd, Rahul Bajaj Group, Deccan Chronicle Ltd, Century Plyboards Ltd, MKJ group, Essel Group (ZEE tele film), Srei Infrastructure ltd, Electrosteel ltd, Surya oshini Ltd, Amonst others. The JRL name evekes Lately, we have gone international by having our office at New York, USA and Tokyo, Japan to cater to a large international financial client base who is interested in India’s growth.
During early 1990’s, when Indian economy was being liberalized, Mr. Laddha had a vision to become a pioneer and to participate in the sunrise Indian Telecommunications Industry. The result was incorporation of AM Mobile Telecom Pvt. Ltd, which is today in its 16TH year, is the largest exclusive retailer of Nokia Mobile Phones, having nation wise multiple Noia Priority Partner showrooms at Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Surat, Asansol, Durgapur and Siliguri. This business is managed by his sons, Sanjay & Ajay, Under whose dynamic leadership a young, energetic and professional team to retail managers are successfully running 20 Nokia showrooms across India. Telecom Retailing is highly Specialized business, where markets are withnessing explosive growth rate and the competition is fierce. AM has carved out a name for itself as a leading telecom solution provider.
Mr. Laddha has great affection for his native place Ajmer in Rajasthan. He contributes financial support to his village as well as to Ajmer city for its overall development. He has constructed a big hall and an apartment in memory of his parents at Pushkar in Rajasthan for the benefit of pilgrims, where all the facilities are almost free to use. He got constructed a building block in the local school and sponsored a road in his parental village and contributed financial assistance for establishing pipe line for providing drinking water in his village.
He is actively participating in his community’s apex body All India Maheshwari Sabha and was elected its Vice President. He is associated with a number of Institutions and Organizations all over India, as Chairman, Trustee (Brahma Savitri Ved Vidyapeeth, Pushkar, Manav Kalyan Ashram, Badrinath; Shree Krishnadas Jajoo Smarak Trust, Kolkata) etc. which are engaged in the field of social and religious development. He serves the community with dedication, and a never-ending zeal, a successful effort which brings change in lives of millions of Indians. He was also the founder.
President for Shri Giriraj Dharan Maheshwari Seva Trust and Maheshwari Bhawan, Govardhan Mathura. He is contributing constantly for constructions of Temples, Ashrams, Rest House and Educational Centers all over the country. In recognition of social developmental activities, he has been conferred the most prestigious Bhamashah Award during the year 2005.
He shares a good rapport with leading Industrialists, Business Leaders, Religious Saints and Eminent Citizens all across India. He is trusted by leading business houses to give suitable direction to their socio welfare projects and activities.
He has celebrated his 75TH Birthday in 2012 and is wholeheartedly engaged in social and other welfare activities discharging his duties and responsibilities for the betterment of the society. He is a truly living legendary, Mother earth ever had.
- Pro. Dr. Kedar Sharma
- Swami Prabhupada
- Samin K. Sharma, MD
- Late Sh. Jagjit Singh
- Manoj Kumar
- Avinash Chander Mannan
- Gunvant B. Dave
- Haridas Kotahwala
- Pratap Singh Chouhan
- Dr. Raghunath Prasad Tiwari - Umang
- Dr. Kumar vishwas
- Dr. (Mrs) Lilly George
- Anil Goel
- Dr. Om Sharma
- Chand Bihari Ji Saboo
- Chitra Goel
- Ajey Jain
- Madan Jhawar
- Kamlesh C. Mehta
- Jodh Raj Loddha
- Dr. Renu Khator
- Mr. Kailash Jhalani
- Mohammed Rafiq Ibrahim Punjabi (Qureshi)
- Mr. Narpat Bhandari
- Mr. Sarosh Khan
- Mr. S. Abhaya Kumar
- Mr. V. Premraj Jain
- Mr. Lal K. Motwani
- Mr. Mukeshbhai Babubhai Gopani