Jindal holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Bangalore University. He is also the principal promoter of the Company. Mr. Jindal’s dedication to the cause of a self-reliant India is reflected in the technological innovations that define and set apart each JSW company. Under his leadership, JSW Group over the years has expanded in other core sectors of the economy, such as Steel, Power, infrastructure building and Cement. Today, the JSW Group runs some of the most energy efficient and eco-friendly manufacturing facilities in the country. Mr. Jindal also serves as council member of the Indian Institute of Metals and is also a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Sustainability Committee of World Steel Association, as well as the former President of Institute of Steel Development and Growth.. In 2007, he was named the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the manufacturing category. In 2009, he was honoured with the Willy Korf Ken Iverson Steel Vision Award by the American Metal Market & World Steel Dynamics.