Sanjay Dalmia Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Sanjay Dalmia

Real NameSanjay Dalmia
Famous ForBeing Chairman of Dalmia Group of Companies
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 March 1944
Age (as in 2018)74 Years
BirthplaceLahore, British India (Now, in Pakistan)
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownNew Delhi, India
SchoolModern Public School, New Delhi
College/UniversitySt. Stephen's College, Delhi
Educational QualificationBachelor in Economic (Hons.)
CasteMarwari Baniya (tradesman)
AddressMohammed Ali Jinnah's former house at Tees January Marg in Lutyen's Delhi
HobbiesDoing Yoga, Reading Current Affairs
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseIndu Dalmia
Sanjay Dalmia With His Wife Indu Dalmia
ParentsFather- Vishnu Hari Dalmia (Industrialist)
Sanjay Dalmia's Father Vishnu Hari Dalmia
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Anurag Dalmia (Industrialist)
Sanjay Dalmia's Brother Anurag Dalmia
Sister- None
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known

Sanjay Dalmia

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanjay Dalmia

  • Does Sanjay Dalmia smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Sanjay Dalmia drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Dalmia has roots in Chirawa, a town in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district.
  • The Dalmia family had been in business for years, ever since Sanjay’s grandfather Jaidayal Dalmia, along with his brother Ram Krishna, started a conglomerate in eastern India, in the first half of the 20th century. Sanjay Dalmia's Grandfather Jaidayal Dalmia
  • Later, brothers Ram Krishna and Jaidayal joined hands with Shanti Prasad Jain of the Sahu Jain family to form the mammoth Dalmia-Jain Group.
  • When Sanjay was still a child, his family moved from Lahore to Delhi, where he attended the premier Modern School.
  • During his school days, Sanjay actively took part in debates, seminars, and conferences, on subjects ranging from politics to economy.
  • In 1965, Sanjay joined the family business in Odisha.
  • Within a year of joining the family business, he was handed over the charge of the cement product division with PCC poles for electrification and spun pipes for sanitation. Under his leadership, the PCC division bagged a tender of the Bihar Electricity Board. Sanjay Dalmia And Dalmia Group
  • Thereafter, he assumed charge of the family’s distillery business in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, which supplied industrial alcohol to the Indian Army.
  • The Dalmia Group has many companies including GHCL Ltd, Bharat Explosives Ltd, Caretel Infotech Ltd, and Golden Tobacco Ltd. Dalmia Group
  • Sanjay Dalmia was the Chairman of Golden Tobacco Ltd till February 2014.
  • Dalmia also has expertise in several other industries, including IT, Finance and Investment, Telecommunications, Concept Marketing, and Holiday Resorts, etc.
  • Mr Dalmia has also been a member of the Northern Committee of Industrial Development Bank of India and on the board (of directors) of the Union Bank of India.
  • He is also associated with FICCI and the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Sanjay Dalmia
  • Dalmia is also the founder-director of the Europe-India Chamber of Commerce (EICC).
  • He has also been a member of the Rajya Sabha, where he moved a Private Members’ bill, lobbying for the rechristening of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to ‘Shaheed and Swaraj Islands’, as a token of honour for Subhash Chandra Bose and other freedom fighters.
  • Sanjay Dalmia, along with Ms Jai Madaan, a noted social activist, has formed the “Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust,” to appreciate and honour the freedom fighters. Sanjay Dalmia Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust
  • He also runs Masoom, a school for special children from economically challenged backgrounds.
  • In 2018, Dalmia Bharat Group became the first corporate house in India’s history to adopt a historical monument (in this case, Delhi’s Red Fort) in a ₹25 Crore contract spanning five years. Sanjay Dalmia And Red Fort