Mr. Naresh Agarwal
Business Magnate | Visionary | Philanthropist | Leader | Nation Building
Born in the quiescent hill town Darjeeling, West Bengal, Mr. Naresh Agarwal had a diffident upbringing in an economically backward large Marwari joint family. Since early childhood he has been an ardent disciple of the Indian values of ‘togetherness’ and ‘for others first.’ Having lived in a large household with cousins and elders he had the golden opportunity to imbibe multifaceted holistic approach to adversity and opportunity alike. He integrated this virtue in his persona and the same is amply reflected in his entrepreneurship style.
An alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, Mr. Naresh Agarwal is today the Chairman cum Managing Director of the Ram Niwash Group – one of the leading multi-disciplinary groups in the India, with products and services aligned to the ever-changing market dynamics. The Ram Niwas Group has shown phenomenal growth under his dynamic leadership and grown into a business conglomerate spanning industries across various verticals like Real Estate, Engineering and Construction, Developing and Managing Industrial Parks, Manufacturing (Bio-Fertilizers, Cattle Feed, LPG Cylinders, Fly Ash Bricks, Incense Sticks) LPG bottling, Assistance Plants, Education, Toll Plaza Maintenance, Warehousing, Logistics, Retail and Textiles.
Mr. Agarwal believes in keeping pace with the constant technological advancements taking place and imparting the same to his highly skilled and motivated team of professionals who are driven by performance, precision and efficiency. He understands the value of both time and money, equating one with the other and has been efficient on both these fronts. His strength lies in his vision and desire to excel. He strongly believes in adherence to ethics and honesty of cause and to his mind, these factors are an integral part of business and growth.
His leadership style and keen intellect has led him to holding numerous prestigious posts. He is the past Chairman CII – North Bengal Zonal Council and is currently serving as the Chairman MSME department CII North East, President – CREDAI – North Bengal and Vice President CREDAI – West Bengal. He is the proud recipient of awards such as ‘Shera of Bengal-2014’ and ‘Icon of North Bengal- 2019.’
In his journey of entrepreneurship, Mr. Agarwal has always been sensitive towards society and its needs. He has been associated with The Art of Living Foundation – an International NGO since 1997 and has worked in the rural areas and villages for the welfare of the poor and destitute. He is presently associated as Apex Member for North Bengal and Sikkim. He is also a Trustee of Mahaveer International and works with organizations like ‘Friends For Tribal People’ and numerous old age homes and orphanages. mr agarwal has a spiritula bent of mind and is a follower of the ‘Radha Swami’ sect.