Age: 61 Years
Father: Shyamlal Ruia
Wife: Sarita Ruia
Some Lesser Known Facts About Pawan Ruia
- He was born to Shyamlal Ruia. His father used to work in the industry.
- He once said that the entrepreneurship skills that he is blessed with are inherited from his father.
- He graduated from St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta. Post his graduation he was awarded his LL.B. from the University of Calcutta.
- He also holds degrees in Charted Accountancy, Cost Accountancy, and Company Secretaryship.
- In 1993, he laid the foundation of Ruia Group.
- In 2003, Ruia Group took over 225-year-old PSU Jessop & Co and entered Heavy Engineering & Infrastructure sector. Jessop started making good profits.
- Jessop serves various clients, for instance, Indian Railways, Defence Services, BSL, BSP, DSP, Kolkata/Haldia Port etc.
- In 2003, Pawan Ruia became the Chairman of Raghav Industries Ltd.
- In 2005, Ruia Group took over tyre majors Dunlop India Ltd. and Falcon Tyres Ltd.