Management Team

Mr. Ashok Kumar Rajgarhia (Chairman)

Ashok Kumar Rajgarhia, from a mica baron family of Giridih in Bihar (now Jharkhand), managed CMR Pvt. Ltd. (Joint Family Business) till 1988. He was involved in the business management and administration of CMR and now leads the efficient working of the DAR Group of Companies. His dynamic persona has helped to comprehend complex communication needs of Ayodhya Eye Hospital in a competent manner. He emblazons his flexible and adaptable temperament in reaching out and diversifying the family business to the present flourishing enterprise. It is under the focused leadership and the persuading approach of Mr.Ashok Rajgarhia that the organization today is well regarded for its credibility, customer satisfaction and timely delivery. He not just drives an efficient team but also creates trendsetting examples in the industry. Having held the leadership position for such a long time, he has been extremely valuable in the smooth functioning of the company's operations and providing guidance to all team members of DAR Group.

Abhishek Rajgarhia (Managing Director)

Young, energetic and dynamic Abhishek Rajgarhia is a born leader who serves as the backbone of the Group. A man of strong principles and thorough professionalism, he is a source of inspiration for the entire team. He ensures that only the best of quality products and services reach the recipients of services whether in Luxury Fashion, Aviation or Real Estate sectors. Having captured the businesses at national and international level, Abhishek is now passionate enough to lead the Group to newer heights.

Nimesh Rajgarhia (Director)

Nimesh Rajgarhia is a dynamic entrepreneur with a passion for the Real Estate sector. His expertise also helps in forming the investment strategies for the overall expansion of the group. With his remarkable grip over the ever emerging market and innovative perspective, Nimesh ensures that the brands sustain well in the midst of present competitive environment. He plays a crucial role in increasing ROI (Return on Investment) by the means of planned investments. In a Group run by experienced leaders he brings the much-needed balance with his dynamic and International working style.

Manish Awana (Director)

Manish Awana specializes in Finance and Planning and also takes special interest in the Hospitality and Aviation verticals. He plays key role in budgeting and resource planning of the group. Manish is well acquainted about the business processes and guides the team to achieve better productivity and effectiveness. With a keen competitive attitude he conducts economic feasibility for every new business venture.

K K Gupta (Director–Operation)

KK Gupta is responsible for all the day-to-day operational activities in DAR Group. He has achieved brilliance in executing enormous ventures. He is serving for 35 years in the management and marketing of various national and international ventures.

Deepak Jad (Sr. Vice President)

Deepak Jad, an engineer from BITS Pilani, also holds a post graduate diploma in Construction management from NICMAR. He is having more than 21 years experience and leading all the major projects for Dar Group of Companies. He supervises Construction, Design and Technical Services of Hospitality and the Real Estate projects. In his career he has worked with varied International and Indian organizations. Deepak has a well balanced temperament in handling more than 10 hotel projects together. The construction of hotels like Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur was also handled by him. He is experienced in diverse construction undertakings like Hotels, Convention Centers, Educational Facilities, Apartments both Residential and Commercial.

Shashank Arya (Executive Director)

Shashank Arya is a versatile business professional with a wealth of experience in business development and operations. He is responsible for driving growth and new strategic initiatives. Prior to joining DAR, Shashank was actively engaged in international commodity trading and logistics.

Ms. Payal Bathija, Creative Head (Berleigh)

Ms. Payal Bathija comes from a background rich with international exposure and diverse experiences. With her transnational familiarities kick-started by her education at the University of Michigan Ann Arbour, where she procured a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Ms. Bathija harbors an understanding characterized by an ideal confluence of Indian and international market dynamics. Her penchant for working with entrepreneurial ventures, coupled with her appreciation of financial implications, operational experience and industry know-how, gives her a holistic viewpoint to strengthen the strategic contributions she makes as Creative Head at Berleigh.

Nishank Nagpal, Director- Operations (Lakeside Crop)

After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the London School of Economics (External programme) Nishank studied Hotel Management at the Oxford Brooke's University (Gurgaon) thus making his foray into the world of food and beverage.In keeping with his passion for food he took to organic farming in the year 2012 with a pilot project involving just 30 pots on a roof top garden. In 2015 he explored the avenue of hydroponic farming to mitigate the drawbacks found in traditional farming.

With the aim to make nutritionally rich and pesticide free produce available to all he has successfully spearheaded numerous hydroponic farm projects in an attempt to revolutionise agricultural production in the country.

Vishal Raj Bahadur, CEO (Radiant Chemtech)

Vishal Raj Bahadur, a post graduate from Fore School of Management, Having experience of 10 years in the field of Marketing and Operations. A person of good temperament and substance currently handling Operations.