Essel Group journey of a thousand miles began with a single step in 1926 with a commodity trading and export firm. With its ardent passion and a clear and focused vision, Essel has not only built and expanded new businesses but has built a formidable and exemplary position in all these businesses in a short span of time.
Today, the Essel Group has grown to become a strong diversified entity in India and globally with presence across the entire value chain.
For over three decades, Essel Group has been a leading business conglomerate having diverse business presence across
- Precious metals,
- Finance and
- Technology sectors.
Essel Group has worldwide operations and a workforce of over 10000 employees, Essel Group is growing in strength day by day.
Subhash Chandra Essel Group
Shri. Subhash Chandra is an independent Member of the Upper House of Parliament from the state of Haryana. He is also the Chairman of the Essel Group of Companies and is amongst the leading lights of the global media & entertainment industry.
Essel Group Companies Lits [Subsidiaries]
The Essel Group’s media business offers a strong portfolio of numerous entertainment and news channels, reaching millions of viewers in India and internationally.
List of Companies in Media
ZEE is considered as one of the strongest Indian Media brands across the world while the Living Entertainment Network through its ‘Living’ brand is devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple media platforms globally.
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited is one of India’s leading television media and entertainment companies. It is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 120,000 hours of television content.
Zee Media Corporation Ltd
Zee Media Corporation Limited is India’s largest News Network, with 10 channels, reaching out to over 130 million viewers through its national and regional channels across India as well as those of its digital properties like zeenews.com and dnaindia.com.
dna is a daily, English-language broadsheet owned by Diligent Media Corporation Limited, an Essel Group company. In a short span of 9 years, dna has entrenched itself into the lives of the young and dynamic readers through its news, views, analyses and interactivity with a composite unbiased picture of the city, the country and the world around them.
Essel’s distribution arms – Dish TV and SITI Network Limited with their vast reach across the country provides quality viewership experience to millions of subscribers and is well poised to take advantage of the mandatory digitisation of the distribution platforms in the country.
List of Essel Group Companies in Technology
Asia’s largest Direct to Home Entertainment Company, DishTV is the pioneer when it comes to digital entertainment.
SITI Cable Network Ltd
SITI Cable Network Limited is one of India’s leading Multi System Operators (MSO)
Cyquator Technologies Limited
an IT infrastructure outsourcing company that provides end-to-end Internet Data center and high-end managed hosting services.
Companies in Packaging
It is the largest specialty packaging company â€“ manufacturing laminated and seamless or extruded plastic tubes. With over 2500 people representing 25 different nationalities, Essel Propack functions through 24 state of the art facilities in twelve countries, selling more than 5 billion tubes and continuing to grow every year.
List of Companies in Entertainment
Pan India Network Pvt Ltd
Playwin, India’s first and largest online gaming company, provides infrastructure, data communication, marketing support and service to facilitate a secure online lottery network.
Pan India Paryatan Private Limited
PIPPL owns and operates India’s most favourite entertainment parks, ‘EsselWorld’ and ‘Water Kingdom’ located at Gorai, Mumbai. ‘EsselWorld’ – launched in 1989 is the largest amusement park in the country & ‘Water Kingdom’ – commissioned in 1998 adjacent to the EsselWorld, are the largest Theme Water Parks in Asia.
E-City Bioscope Entertainment Pvt Ltd
A chain of multiplex cinema cum- family activity centers across non-metro towns in India.
E-City Digital Cinemas
E-City Digital Cinemas is committed to revolutionising the Indian movie business by implementing state-of-the-art digital technology at the various independent cinema houses in this fragmented industry.
List of Essel Group Companies in Infrastructure
The Group has also made a successful foray into socially relevant business ventures such as infrastructure, education and finance.
Essel Infraprojects Limited
One of the fastest growing companies having diversified interests in infrastructure projects, Essel Infraprojects Ltd. is a successful venture with three key Strategic Business Units in areas of Core Infrastructure, Green Solutions & Integrated Utilities Services.
E-City Real Estate Pvt. Ltd
The Company behind the successful lifestyle brand Fun Republic – currently operates 3 lifestyle malls in Mumbai, Lucknow and Coimbatore. The Company aims to operate successful retail formats that align the interests of operators, retailers and consumers providing an ideal size and brand mix.
The education arm, through its chain of pre-schools (Kidzee), K-12 schools (Mount Litera) and youth institutes (ZICA and ZIMA) promises to give light to the paths of children and youngsters who wish to realise their potential in order to set foot on the path of development. Zee Learn’s purpose is to improve human capital via quality education.
Brands in Health Lifestyle and wellness
Veria Living – Veria Living is a leading media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple media platforms in the United States and beyond.
Companies in Precious Metals
Shirpur Gold Refinery Ltd
It is one of the leading players in the precious metals market in India. With state-of-the-art refining & mintingÂ Â processes and professionally driven management coupled with experienced manpower, SGRL takes pride in producing gold & silver bars and coins which meet the strictest international standards in quality.
Financial services Company in Essel Group
Essel Finance is a well-diversified financial services firm offering a range of financial products & services such as Private Equity, SME Business Loans through its Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC), Housing Finance, Distribution of Mutual Funds & Insurance, Forex Money-Changing & Remittance and Investment Banking.
Essel Finance is one of India’s leading private sector financial services company offering a range of services and products across corporate finance and retail sectors.
It’s the umbrella brand for the financial businesses of the $10 billion conglomerate – Essel Group. Head quartered in Mumbai, the company has a vast network spread in almost all major cities in India
Essel Middle East
Essel Group ME operates subsidiary businesses in the natural resources sectors. Its natural resources portfolio includes oil and gas, potash and iron ore assets. Unisol pursues growth through the acquisition of underdeveloped assets at competitive valuations.
Its flagship assets are located across Africa and the Middle East, in sectors and locations with significant growth potential and a competitive cost environment. The Company assets are strategically located close to existing infrastructure links to enable quick monetisation and transport to end customers.
Pan Asia Infrastructure FZ LLC has been incorporated under Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone. It is located in the midst of DMC , Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Pan Asia Infrastructure provides Real Estate Research, Management and Development services across United Arab Emirates. Pan Asia Infrastructure is the new hub of commercial real estate activities. it has well-known brands under its retail wing.