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  • Company/Group

    Olympia Tech Park (Chennai) Pvt. Ltd.

  • Postal Address

    Plot no 1, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai -600032

  • Email

    ajitchordia@khivrajmotors.com

  • Phone

    044-42269666

Education:

A B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai

Sound business experience

  • Promoter of Khivraj Motors and the Olympia Group;
  • Dealers for Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto and Honda automobile brands;
  • Renewable energy;
  • Operations and maintenance of the Olympia Technology Park in Chennai;
  • Promoters of several residential and commercial projects in Chennai and across India.

Associations with trade and social bodies:

  • President, CREDAI Tamil Nadu (2017-2019);
  • Chairman of the task Force on Infrastructure CII–Chennai Zone (2009-10);
  • Past Vice Chairman of the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), Chennai Chapter;
  • Past President of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) Chennai;
  • Past Committee Member of the Indian Roads Transport and Development Association (IRTDA);
  • Past President of the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (2002-2003);
  • Past Chairman of the Motor Vehicles and Allied Industries Association, Chennai (2001-2002);
  • Past President of the Rotary Club of Madras T. Nagar (2000-2001);
  • Trustee of the Khivraj Foundation.

Career progression:

  • Took over the Khivraj family business of automobile retail and emerged as one of the largest and most trusted franchisees of Maruti Suzuki, Bajaj Auto and Honda brands in the city of Chennai;
  • Ventured into renewable power in the year 1996; gradually expanded the business and today, the Group has a portfolio of over 18 MW of wind power assets;
  • Blueprinting for a foray into solar power generation in 2013;
  • Redefined the skyline of Chennai by venturing into real estate with the launch of the OLYMPIA brand:
    • Commissioned the Olympia Technology Park in 2006 within one year of conceptualization
    • The project is acknowledged as one of the largest gold-rated green buildings in India
    • The complex has set new benchmarks for energy conservation
    • The building is registered under the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) and awaits certification for award of carbon credits under CDM (clean development mechanism)

Societal standing:

  • Past member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), heading the task force on infrastructure in the Chennai zone; conducted several seminars on affordable housing and energy conservation;
  • Vice Chairman of the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) and actively supported the cause of the green building movement in various seminars and propagated the green philosophy by addressing various forums across the world;
  • Past President of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) Chennai and the General Council Member of CREDAI National;
  • Chairman of the committee on banking and taxation;
  • Past committee member of the Indian Roads Transport Development Association (IRTDA);
  • Past President of the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA);
  • Past Chairman of the 75-year-old Motor Vehicles and Allied Industries Association (MVAIA), headquartered in Chennai;
  • Regularly interacts with senior bureaucrats for propagating the growth and development of the real estate industry and with automobile manufacturers, taking up and resolving issues confronting automobile dealers across the country;

Cultural contribution:

  • Past President and life member of the Rotary Club of Madras T. Nagar;
  • Past Associate secretary of S. S. Jain Educational Society, an 80-year-old body engaged in running two colleges and six schools, some of the prestigious among them being the Agarchand Manmull Jain College, Meenambakkam and the Shasun Jain College for Women, T. Nagar;
  • Chairman of the Khivraj Memorial Dialysis Centre, a unit of the S. S. Jain Medical Relief Society, which runs the subsidized dialysis centre;
  • Trustee of Anand Tirth Foundation and the Khivraj Foundation. The family trust is also in the process of establishing a higher secondary school in Chennai;
  • The Group actively supports the cause of Sankara Netralaya, the Hindu Mission Hospital, Cancer Research Foundation Chennai, through regular ongoing donations.