Founder

Education

She is an alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi. Her outstanding academic performance during her MBA from the Fore School of Management, New Delhi, specialising in finance, won her a silver medal.

Piping Success

Under Ms. Sminu Jindal’s leadership, Jindal SAW Limited has become one of the world’s largest pipe manufacturers, offering a comprehensive range of pipe solutions. With manufacturing facilities globally and a robust supply chain management presence, the company has grown significantly and expanded into the sustainable energy and rail infrastructure sectors. With her guidance, Jindal SAW Limited has marched ahead with its subsidiaries. One notable subsidiary, JITF, operates a Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plant in Delhi, processing municipal solid waste and generating clean and renewable energy.

Leading the industry

Her resilience shapes success, a businesswoman forges her path with determination, grace, and unyielding resolve.

Ms. Jindal served as the Chairperson of the ASSOCHAM National Council on Iron and Steel from 2007 to 2021.

In September 2008, the National Trust, a statutory body created through an act of Parliament, ‘The National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, and Multiple Disabilities Act 1999’, under the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India, launched the Association for Rehabilitation Under the National Trust Initiative in Marketing (ARUNIM) at the hands of the former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Due to her strong business acumen, Ms. Sminu Jindal was nominated by the Government of India as its chairperson. Under her leadership and involvement, ARUNIM’s annual turnover rose tremendously, from a meagre 0.3 million in the first year to 10 million quickly.

Inclusive Vision

ARUNIM (Association for Rehabilitation Under National Trust Initiative of Marketing) Know More

Trailblazing Recognitions

Year 2022
 Film on Nalanda: The Light of Asia as part of the “India’s Living Legends” series in recognition of the contribution to making heritage accessible to all. Know More
Year 2018
 Featured in the BAZAAR AT WORK – The Power List Know More
Year 2017
 Year 2017 by Asia One Magazine Know More
Year 2015
 Featured in “Power Smiles, Power Women” booklet. Know More
Year 2014
 L’oreal Paris Femina Women Award in the ‘Favourite Face of a Cause’ category.
Year 2014
 Global Youth ICON Award
Year 2014
 recognized as one of the four Veers of the campaign “Veer” – an initiative of Being Human and CNN IBNKnow More
Year 2011
 Alumni Award for Excellence by Sri Ram College of CommerceKnow More
Year 2011
 Featured in the Fortune India magazine in the list of the 50 most powerful women in business.Know More
Year 2011
 Featured in the Business Today Most Powerful Women -The Other 25 Know More
Year 2011
 Ranked 34th in Fortune India’s first ranking of the most powerful women in India Inc.Know More

Ms. Sminu Jindal

Founder – Chairperson Svayam | Managing Director, Jindal SAW Limited

Together, For An Inclusive World

Together, For An Inclusive World “Like humanity, inclusion is universal. Let’s redesign our world and make it accessible so that everyone is able to explore opportunities and contribute to the best of their talent.” A visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ms. Sminu Jindal is the Managing Director of Jindal SAW Limited, a leading company in India’s tubular pipe industry, from the renowned USD 35 billion O.P. Jindal Group. Ms. Jindal is the first lady entrant in India to make her gender proud by breaking the glass ceiling in the steel, oil, and gas sectors. Apart from being one of the most influential businesswomen, she has dedicated her life to the cause of accessibility through her not-for-profit organisation, Svayam.

Capacity Building

While the access audit recommends ways of making a building or service more accessible, there may be areas where structural design may not allow much change. Even in case of an emergency, the staff needs to assist customers/us

Accessibility& Audit

The access audit identifies barriers that may exist in the present infrastructure and make recommendations to overcome them. All the good features that exist are also highlighted in the audit. During the audit the team members go around all

Access Consultancy

Svayam also provides consultancy services to help organisations incorporate accessibility at design stage itself and also while the project is executed to ensure that the end product is compliant to the accessibility