Sanjay Dalmia, Promoter of Dalmia Medicare, is a pioneer who has broad perspectives and courage to get away from the beaten track and be the innovator to institutions through vision, risk and initiative which today influences not only the immediate community but the country at large.
Early life & Education
Sanjay Dalmia was born in Lahore in 1944 and obtained his education from one of India’s premier Public Schools., Modern School, Delhi. Thereafter he graduated with Economics (Hons) from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. He being an enthusiast actively participated in seminars and conferences conducted by national and international agencies on banking, finance, taxation and industrial developments with particular reference to applicability to the Indian environment.
Board memberships & affiliations
Sanjay Dalmia is also a Founder Director of the recently launched Europe-India Chamber of Commerce (EICC) with Headquarter in Brussels, which was devised with the agenda of promoting trade, commerce and investments between India and Europe.
His ongoing engagement with industrial projects notwithstanding, Sanjay Dalmia finds time to actively participate in various civic and welfare activities. The reach and quality of literary education being a premier concern, he is a member on the Board of Trustees of the Indian Literary Society and other educational institutions.
He is actively involved in various Social/Charitable organizations. “Masoom”- a School for special children from the economically weaker section of the society is an example. Since the inception of Masoom, he celebrates his birthday with these children. Dalmia Sewa Trust is a contributor to various philanthropic activities such as providing sanitary and safe drinking water to the people of Chirawa (Rajasthan); organizing free health camps for patients suffering from Asthma, Eye ailments etc for the underprivileged and economically weaker people in Rajasthan.
Dalmia Sewa Trust is also keenly advocating the idea of Swachh Bharat by doing its own bit in Chirawa. The trust has been constructing lavatories in about 100 odd houses who could not build/afford toilets in their houses owing to monetary constraints. DST has also taken up constructing houses for about 100 homeless families in Chirawa. All these operations are being conducted and managed by Dalmia Sewa Trust from its own resources with no aid from the District Administration or from any outside agencies.
Another endeavor to provide healthcare amenities to the economically weaker sections of society in New Delhi was realized through the formation of the Bharatiya Socialist Republican Trust (BSR). Sanjay Dalmia’s keen interest to refine and boost the basic standards of living by providing safe drinking water and effectively address the issue of sanitation which has always been a major concern in the area of Madanpur Khadar, which is a JJ colony.
Sanjay Dalmia, a noted Industrialist and former Member of Parliament, known for his philanthropic activities and Ms Jai Madaan, a noted social activist and public figure, have formed the Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust, with the sole focus of expressing gratitude and applauding the freedom fighters who came together to brawl against the colonial powers and win freedom for our Mother nation at the cost of surrendering their very life. The trust is also extending financial support to the dependents of the Martyrs for Education and livelihood.
Bharat Maa Shaheed Trust is in the process of filing a petition in the British High Court for compensation against the atrocities and crimes committed by the British during the forceful occupation of our country, on the similar lines as filed by the Mau Mau Victims of Kenya, who had won a case against the British and the court was pleased to order compensation, for the atrocities and crime committed during the freedom struggle of Kenya.
Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust has been organizing “Bharat Maa Gaurav Sandhya” a musical programme of patriotic songs, in various parts of India, as an accolade to the memory of Freedom Fighters and to instill a sense of pride and gratification among the young guns of the society.
This dynamic Industrialist is a former member of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of the Parliament) and has raised many pertinent issues relating to Finance and Economy. Making a remarkable contribution to the cause of National Integration and International understanding, his aim continues to be a constructive link between the Government and the Industry and continue his persisting work for the overall economic growth and prosperity of the Motherland so that India can get back her lost glory.