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Dr Ranjan Pai joins JSW One Platforms as an Independent Director on its board

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Ranjan Pai, Chairman of Manipal Group

Ranjan Pai

JSW One Platforms, which is part of JSW Group, has appointed Dr Ranjan Pai as an Independent Director on its Board.

The company said that Pai brings a wealth of experience and expertise in education, healthcare, entrepreneurship, and investment, which aligns with its commitment to drive innovation and value creation for all its stakeholders.

Providing strategic guidance

In his new role, Dr Ranjan Pai will provide strategic guidance and insights drawn from his experience. The company said that his deep understanding of the education, healthcare sectors, coupled with his experience of investing and guiding Tech start-ups in India will be invaluable in shaping its future and creating long-term value for its stakeholders.


Who is Dr Ranjan Pai?

Dr Ranjan Pai is an educationist, entrepreneur, institution builder, and investor. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), an Indian conglomerate that encompasses education, healthcare, research, and private investments.

Under his leadership, MEMG has contributed to the education and healthcare sectors in India and abroad.

Leadership comments 

Dr Ranjan Pai on its Board of Directors, Parth Jindal, Director of JSW One Platforms, said, “I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Dr Ranjan Pai as an Independent Director on the board of JSW One. I look forward to his invaluable insights as we build and scale JSW One into the largest tech platform in India’s $400 bn addressable B2B market."

He said that Pai’s deep knowledge of the e-commerce ecosystem and guidance will be critical in enhancing our growth and governance structures as "we work towards an IPO over the next 18 to 24 months."

“JSW One Platforms exited FY 2024 at around INR 9000 crore GMV. As we scale from here and build leadership in B2B e-commerce in India, we are keen to enhance governance by incorporating an independent viewpoint within our board. Dr Pai’s expertise in scaling businesses, honed through his leadership in the education and healthcare sectors coupled with his profound understanding of the start-up ecosystem, will be instrumental in taking JSW One to new heights.” said Mr Gaurav Sachdeva, CEO of JSW One Platforms.

What did Ranjan Pai say?

“I am honoured to join the esteemed board of JSW One Platforms as an Independent Director. By leveraging technology and fostering collaboration across sectors, we can create transformative solutions. I look forward to working closely with the leadership team and fellow board members to chart a path of sustainable growth and innovation for JSW One Platforms.” said Dr Ranjan Pai, Independent Director, JSW One.

What does JSW One Platforms do?

JSW One Platforms is an e-commerce venture that operates a B2B tech-enabled marketplace, JSW One MSME, to service the building material needs of Industrial & Construction MSMEs in India.

The company also operates a turn-key home construction business called JSW One Homes. JSW One Platforms is leveraging the combined strength of supply & distribution across JSW Group’s Steel, Cement & Paints businesses to build a fully integrated ecosystem for MSMEs and individual home builders.