Navin Raheja- Accomplishments
Navin Raheja is a an self made entrepreneur who started his career with less than $100 in his pocket, and today he it executing projects which are worth over $2 billion. Born to an Indian Government servant who was always being transferred due to his Job, Raheja’s first investment was earned through his school and college savings, part time businesses and home tuitions. He started his career in I778 with a scooter agency and experimented with diverse businesses via finance, electronics, computers, travel agency, import agencies, before finally settling in the real estate sector. Raheja Developers Ltd. was established in the year of 1989 by Mr. Navin Raheja. Today Raheja Developers is one of the largest real estate companies in India, with projects over 60 million sq.ft at various stages of execution. The group has managed to deliver an approximate 29.5 million sq.ft of mainly residential and commercial projects, including farmhouses, plotted development and hotel properties and over 15.50 million sq.ft under advanced stages of construction. Raheja is the first developer to undertake slum rehabilitation at 2800 families in the heart of New Delhi, thus changing lives of almost twenty thousand poor people by giving them toilets and other modern day facilities. Navin Raheja it currently Chairman of National Real Estate Development Council’ (Naredco). As chairman, he has played a vital role in bringing up real estate regulatory act, affordable housing policy of Government of India and guidelines to states for real estate clearance procedures that would go a long way to provide cheaper and organized housing to every Indian. He is also the chairman of real estate committee of Assocham.Mr. Navin Raheja awarded Life Time Achievement Award by 4th CMO Asia Awards for Excellence in Branding & Marketing 2013.