The visionary

Mr Sanjay Ghodawat

Founder & Chairman of Sanjay Ghodawat Group (SGG)

Meet Mr Sanjay Ghodawat, a visionary Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist, leading the charge at Sanjay Ghodawat Group (SGG), one of India’s fastest-growing conglomerates. With a degree in mechanical engineering, he’s not just a business mind but also a licensed pilot for helicopters, planes, and gliders. Mr Sanjay Ghodawat’s unstoppable determination and diverse expertise drive SGG’s impressive growth, solidifying his legacy as a trailblazing entrepreneur in the Indian business scene. In 1992, Mr Sanjay Ghodawat laid the foundation for SGG, embarking on a dynamic journey that swiftly transformed the group. Under his guidance, SGG ventured into a spectrum of high-value industries, including Aviation, Consumer Products, Education, Energy, Mining, Realty, Retail, and Textiles. Today, SGG is like a big family with over 10,000 dedicated team members. Our goal is simple but ambitious: to become the best, the biggest, and the most valuable conglomerate.

In August 2023, Mr Sanjay Ghodawat’s remarkable journey achieved significant milestones, receiving the HDFC Lifetime Achievement Award for his impactful contributions to the business landscape. The same year, he was honoured with the Philanthropist Award by the Governor of Maharashtra, showcasing his dedication to both business and social impact.

Beyond industries, Mr Ghodawat’s visionary endeavours led to the creation of “Sanjay Ghodawat University (SGU)” in 2009. Its excellence, acknowledged by WCRC and KPMG, India, adds further recognition to its remarkable standing.
His achievements include accolades like the Times Most Powerful Leaders 2022 by TOI, the Ideal Business Award of Maharashtra, Maharashtra State Vanashree Puraskar, Bhartiya Udyog Ratna Award, and more. These awards reflect his dynamic and influential leadership process.

Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat’s caring actions define him. He received the ‘Global Philanthropist of the Year 2021’ award for his strong dedication to making a positive impact. From aiding soldier martyrs’ families and supporting draught-affected farmers, to providing assistance during the pandemic and natural disasters, he has also set up a school for the blind in Miraj. Under his guidance, the Sanjay Ghodawat Foundation oversees the ‘Shri Acharya Tulsi Blood Bank’ and ‘Mauli Care Centre’ (Old Age Home).

Mr Sanjay Ghodawat’s love for sports is truly impressive. He enthusiastically backs athletes aiming for international success and helps NGOs train sports talents for the Olympics. His contributions play a big role in boosting sports across the nation.
Mr Ghodawat’s life shows his dedication to making lives better worldwide. His impact goes beyond business, reaching countless lives and lighting up smiles through his charitable projects. This reveals that his vision goes beyond limits, uplifting humanity along the way.

  • Mr Sanjay Ghodawat, The Founder and Chairman of Sanjay Ghodawat Group, has been recognised as a ‘MASTER OF WISDOM’ by Femina Magazine.
  • Mr Sanjay Ghodawat received an award as Education Stalwart of INDIA SCHOOL MERIT AWARDS 2021-22 from the Magazine Education Today.
  • Mr Sanjay Ghodawat has been featured in ‘TIMES MOST POWERFUL LEADERS 2022’ powered by TIMES ascent Magazine.

As the Chairman of SGG, I take immense pride in affirming that we haven’t merely harboured grand visions, we’ve meticulously transformed each one into tangible achievements ever since our journey’s inception in 1992. Our transformation into an influential Indian business conglomerate with global recognition is a testament to our business acumen, steadfast diligence, and the integrity that our stakeholders uphold.
Within the Sanjay Ghodawat Group, we’ve cultivated the trust of millions of customers, both on the B2C and B2B fronts, laying the foundation for a thriving business empire. This has enabled us to establish a distinguished presence across diverse high-value business verticals. It fills us with immense joy to declare that our commitment to quality products and services isn’t just meeting customer expectations, it’s also enriching lives across the globe.

From the very beginning, our pursuit of excellence has been fueled by fervour and we’re resolute in carrying this torch forward. Our ultimate aim remains unwavering – to make a meaningful difference in the lives of ordinary individuals through products and services that are both high in quality and reasonable in cost. Our dedication, passion, and commitment will only intensify.

Warm regards,
Mr Sanjay D. Ghodawat
Founder & Chairman – SGG