For over three decades, Essel Group has been a leading business conglomerate having diverse business presence across media, entertainment, packaging, infrastructure, education, precious metals and technology sectors. We have created an impressive track record of value creation in all our businesses that compares well with their respective industry peers. Our companies strive to bring the latest innovations and the best value offerings to all our consumers in our quest to deliver the best in class. “Faith in innovative and organized growth” works as the guiding principle behind every business at Essel and keeps us committed to enhancing operational excellence through greater focus on innovation and efficient resource utilization. With worldwide operations and a workforce of over 8000 employees, Essel Group is growing in strength day by day.
This journey of a thousand miles began with a single step in 1976 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. Essel has grown to become a strong integrated media network in India with presence across the entire value chain, developing and adopting new technologies to remain ahead of the growth curve.
Essel offers a strong portfolio of numerous entertainment and news channels, reaching millions of viewers in India and internationally. “ZEE” is considered as one of the strongest Indian Media brands across the world. Essel’s print venture “DNA” – an English daily, provides responsible journalism to its readers.
Essel’s distribution arms – ‘Dish TV’ and ‘WWIL’ 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.
Essel has made a successful foray into socially relevant business ventures such as infrastructure and education. Essel Infrastructure is engaged into construction of roads, power plants and urban infrastructure development and has built an impressive order book. Essel has established a vast network of preschools across the country shaping young minds to drive India’s future. Essel is currently building its network of K-12 schools and vocational training centres expanding its reach to millions of students in the country.
Another Group venture – “Essel Propack”, a laminated tube manufacturer, is considered to be one of the largest in the world. Essel has also undertaken new ventures such as precious metals which has a promising outlook.
Our companies are at an exciting juncture of their business journey, as they continue to expand their product offerings and explore new markets. Having attained respectable scales in most of its businesses, Essel is now pursuing the next level of growth. We are committed to adopt and develop new technologies to provide a wider range of offerings and a better experience to our consumers. Given Essel’s growth potential and increasing international outlook, the promoters as well as the entities in the Group continue to pursue fund-raising opportunities both domestically and in the international markets. Essel with its experience and resources will keep tapping new growth opportunities.
We believe in inclusive growth and are ever committed to the various stakeholders – shareholders, customers, employees and vendors. Our companies are well poised to not only grow further in scale but also balance the growth with the interests of its stakeholders and civil society. It is the unflinching goal of Essel to become a greater force to reckon with and Essel is on its journey towards it.