Parth Jindal is an Indian businessman and philanthropist, whose companies function in steel, cement, paints, sports, energy, and entrepreneurial assistance. He belongs to the third generation of the Jindal family.
Parth Jindal was born on Saturday, 19 May 1990 (age 33 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His hometown is Nalwa village in Hisar, Haryana. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and Sevenoaks School in Kent, England. He completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics and Political Science at Brown University in Rhode Island, US, in 2012. He completed his MBA from Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, US, in 2016. He worked at Falcon Edge Capital, now Alpha Wave Capital in New York, US.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He belongs to a Haryanvi family.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Sajjan Jindal, and his mother’s name is Sangita Jindal. He has 2 sisters, Tarini Jindal Handa and Tanvi Jindal Shete.
Wife & Children
He got married to his childhood friend Anushree Jasani on 9 May 2016. The couple has a daughter named Ayana and a son named Vivaan.
His grandfather, Om Prakash Jindal, started the Jindal group. He was an MLA and also a minister in the Haryana state government. His grandmother is Savitri Jindal, who was an MLA in Haryana Legislative Assembly and served as a Minister in the Haryana state government. His uncles are Prithviraj Jindal, Ratan Jindal, and Naveen Jindal. Naveen is also a former MP from Kurukshetra, Haryana.
Parth Jindal joined JSW Cement group in 2012 as an economic analyst. He worked for 6 months at JFE Steel Japan as an economic analyst. In June 2014, Parth was appointed as the Managing Director of JSW Cement. In April 2018, JSW Cement purchased a 54.44% stake in Shiva Cement Limited. Parth was instrumental in JSW Cement increasing its production capacity at the Dolvi plant in Maharashtra and has opened a plant in Jajpur, Odisha. In 2021, JSW Cement invested $150 million in setting up a clinker unit in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
Parth Jindal is the director of JSW USA. In June 2018, JSW USA announced a $1 billion amount to be split between US operations in Ohio and Texas.
JSW group launched JSW Paints on 2 May 2019, and Parth Jindal became its Managing Director. It is the only company that offers paints of different colours at one price.
Parth Jindal is the Managing Director of Jindal Sports. Parth Jindal is the chairman of the football team Bengaluru FC, which plays in the Indian Super League. In 2018, Parth became the chairman of the Indian Premier League team Delhi Capitals when JSW Sports purchased a 50% stake from the GMR team. JSW Sports also owns the Indian Pro-Kabaddi team Haryana Steelers. Parth Jindal launched the Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) in Vijaynagara, Karnataka on 15 August 2018. In the same year, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) recognised IIS as Khelo India accredited development centre of boxing and wrestling.
JSW Venture Fund
Parth Jindal looks over the JSW Venture Fund launched in September 2015. The company has a venture fund of Rs 100 crores and invests in startups working in the space and technology sector.
On 28 October 2022, Parth Jindal was appointed the Additional and Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director of JSW Energy.
Philanthropy – Project Yashoda
Parth Jindal supervised the creation of a mobile application in 2014 that can track the nutrition levels of children below six years of age. It was initially tested in 3 talukas of Palghar, Maharashtra. Local women given the moniker Yashoda were trained on how to use the application, take pictures of mother and child, and scan their iris. The application provides real-time information about the nutrition of the child and enables doctors and government officials to take necessary action when required. As the application helped to bring down malnutrition among children, the then-CM of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, ordered this technique to be implemented in the whole state.
- His father, Sajjan Jindal, advised him to start eating non-vegetarian food when he was 16 years old as the business requirements will take him to different parts of the world as he followed a vegetarian diet; he started eating non-vegetarian food and likes seafood particularly.
- He likes to play Squash, is a district-level table tennis player, and includes workouts of different sorts in his exercise regimen.
- He was featured in the list of GQ’s 50 most influential Young Indians in 2018.
- Under his leadership, JSW Sports won the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar in 2018 given by the Government of India. Later it won the ‘Best Company promoting sports’ award at the FICCI India Sports Awards in 2019.
Proud and honored to receive the Rastriya Khel Protsahan Purushkar by @rashtrapatibhvn – I promise you this sir that we @jswsports and @IIS_Vijayanagar have just begun our work and will do all that we can to establish India as a sporting powerhouse in Olympic sports pic.twitter.com/B3e6nKp6xW
— Parth Jindal (@ParthJindal11) September 25, 2018