The Jaypee Group is an Indian composite company based in Noida (SEZ)India. It was founded by Jaiprakash Gaur, The group is well-diversified infrastructure conglomerate with business interests in Engineering & Construction, Power, Cement, Fertilizer, health care, Real Estate, Hospitality, Expressways, IT, Sports & Education (not-for-profit).
Jaiprakash Gaur is the founder and He was chairman of Jaiprakash Associates Limited. After getting a Diploma in Civil Engineering in 1950 from the now called Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, Later he became an entrepreneur, started as a civil contractor in 1958.
Now the Jaypee group is the second largest cement producer company in the country. The group’s cement facilities are located today all over India in 10+ states, with 18+ plants having an aggregate cement production capacity of 24 million tonnes and same is poised to become 37 million Tonnes before October 2011.
Shri Manoj Gaur is the big son of Jaiprakash Gaur. He is the Chairman and CEO of the Jaiprakash Associates Limited.Mr. Manoj Gaur, B.E. (Civil Hons.) serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Jaiprakash Associates Limited. Mr. Gaur has been the Chief Executive Officer of Jaypee Infratech Limited since February 1, 2011.
Jaypee is India’s first largest cement producer and the largest special sector of hydropower company with 1,700 MW in operation. The Jaypee Group successfully completed projects in 20 states of India and Bhutan. Jaypee is the engineering, cement and construction company for India’s Yamuna Expressway, which opened 9 August 2012.
In September 2015, JSW Energy obtained two hydropower Projects of Jaiprakash Associates in a deal worth ₹9,700 crore.