Mr. P.D. Patodia

Mr. P.D. Patodia – Mentor, Chairman and Managing Director, Prime Urban Development India Ltd

P. D. Patodia has vast experience spanning over four decades in the Textiles Industry and Exports. He has spear-headed Export Promotion Organisations like The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), The Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO) and The Confederation of Indian Textile Industries (CITI) to name a few. He has led many Trade Delegations to importing countries and has contributed richly towards establishing India as a reliable supplier for Textiles. During his career, Shri P. D. Patodia has also served as Chairman of The Cotton Association of India (A Cotton Trade Body) an Apex Body of the cotton stake holders in the Country.

He is a Committee Member of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and is serving as Chairman of the Standing Committee on Cotton of The Cotton Development Research Association (CITI-CDRA).

  • As Chairman of TEXPROCIL, he has piloted the Indian textile industry into the international arena.
  • He has been instrumental in bringing about qualitative and quantitative changes in the textile industry. Over the years, he has taken a lead in bringing about development of infrastructural facilities.
  • As Chairman of FIEO, he established Technology upgradation in Exporting Units to take firm roots and in making Textile Exports from the Country cost-effective.
  • He has taken many measures to make exporting of textiles more cost-effective.
  • He has served as PSAP (Private Sector Advisory Panel) Member representing the Government of India. This is an Advisory Committee to the ICAC, on Cotton Development, BT Cotton Growth, Crop Standardization and Interaction, and represents 42 countries.
Manojj K. Patodia

Mr. Manojj Kumar Patodia – Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Prime Urban Development India Ltd

Manojj Kumar Patodia has immense experience in the fields of corporate management and exports, spanning over two decades. He has played a key role in the successful establishment of a wide market for the Cotton Yarns division and all other products of the Company.

Manojj Kumar Patodia is directly involved with the day-to-day business decisions of the Prime Urban Group for Real Estate and Textiles.

Manojj Kumar Patodia is a member of the following organisations:

  • FICCI – Committee Member – Western Region
  • FICCI Housing – Committee Member
  • TEXPROCIL – Executive Committee Member
  • IMC – Managing Committee Member
  • CITI – Member YEG
  • Rotary Club of Bombay – Member
  • All India Exporters Chamber. – Managing Committee Member

He has participated in Trade Delegation to Importing Countries and has contributed richly towards establishing the Country as a reliable supplier of Textiles.

Anujj K. Patodia

Anujj Kumar Patodia – Managing Director

Mr.Anujj Kumar Patodia has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Apparel and Real Estate Development. Over the years, he has contributed invaluably to the Company in the areas of land development and promotions, and corporate management. He has ground-level work-experience with PRIME URBAN Projects in Tirupur.

Anujj Patodia currently looks after the Real Estate Division of the Company. He is an active member of Infrastructure Panel of CII, Tamil Nadu, and the Mumbai Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO).

N.K. Bafna

N.K. Bafna – Independent, Non-Executive Director

N.K. Bafna is currently a Member of the Audit Committee and the Chairman of the Investor Grievance Committee of Prime Urban Development India Limited. He is Senior Partner of M/s Lodha & Co, Chartered Accountants, Mumbai. N.K. Bafna is also a member of The Direct Taxes Committee and Company Law & Allied Subjects Committee of The Indian Merchants’ Chamber.

He is a Gold Medalist of the Management Accountancy Degree. Mr Bafna serves on the Boards of many companies of very high repute.

B.L. Singhal

B.L. Singhal, Independent Director

B.L. Singhal is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Investor Grievance Committee of the Company’s Board. He is also Senior Partner of M/s. B. L. Singhal & Co, Chartered Accountants, Kolkata. He has also served on the Board of other highly-reputed companies.

Venkat Ramaswamy

Venkat Ramaswamy - Independent Director

Venkat Ramaswamy is an Independent Director of Prime Urban Development India Ltd. and the Co-founder and Executive Director of Edelweiss Capital Ltd.

Edelweiss is one of India's leading Financial Services Groups, with operations that straddle the entire spectrum of financial services in the wholesale and retail market segments, including Asset Management, Capital Markets, Credit, Housing Finance and Insurance services. Mr Ramaswamy spearheads some of Edelweiss’s most strategic businesses, including Wholesale Capital Markets and Wholesale Asset Management. He brings significant experience and expertise on client relationships to Prime Urban Development India Ltd. Prior to Edelweiss, he worked with Spartek Emerging Opportunities Fund and ICICI Limited.

Mr Ramaswamy’s academic qualifications include an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, United States of America, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering.

Mr.Paul Sugumaran

Mr. Paul Sugumaran, Whole-time director

Mr. Paul Sugumaran has been recently inducted to the Board as Additional Director.

Mr.Paul Sugumaran, a Civil Engineer by profession, is having wide spread knowledge base in the field of Civil Engineering and served over three decades in various industries across India in the areas of Infrastructure, Real estate and construction of Steel, Cement, Aluminum and Water projects. He is presently heading the entire affairs of business operation of the Company.