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ANURAG SHARMA

Delhi: K-78 Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi.

Tel.: +911126173185

Email: anurag@baidyanath.co.in

BACKGROUND

Mr. Anurag Sharma is one of India’s leading Industrialists in the field of Ayurveda. He was born on November 16, 1964 in a Rajasthani family of Late Vaidyaraj Pt. Ramnarayan Sharma, Founder and Managing Director of the Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan Pvt.Ltd. Starting with a modest internship at Shakti Offset and a Chartered Accountant firm, he went on to eventually take charge of the Baidyanath Jhansi Branch as Chief Executive. During this period, he modernized the company by introducing various advanced manufacturing technologies, thereby taking it to new heights. Under his dynamic leadership, the company is now a household name across India. Mr. Anurag Sharma has traveled widely abroad to promote and lecture on ‘Ayurveda’ in various countries including France, Spain, Holland, U.S.A. and Great Britain.

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (LOK SABHA)

Elected Member of Parliament from Jhansi Constituency as BJP candidate in 2019 with a margin of 365682 votes.

 

 

JT. MANAGING DIRECTOR, SHREE BAIDYANATH AYURVED BHAWAN PVT. LTD. (SBABL)

 

Shree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan Pvt. Ltd. is the world’s largest integrated manufacturer of Ayurvedic medicines. The company traces its lineage to over 100 years. Formally incorporated 98 years ago in 1917 by the late Vaidya (Doctor of Indian Medicine) Shri Ram Narayan Sharma,the company has grown from strength to strength. While its first manufacturing facility was set up near Calcutta, today, Baidyanath has factories at Calcutta in West Bengal, Allahabad and Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, Patna in Bihar, Nagpur in Maharshtra, Baratoiwla(Solan) in Himanchal Pradesh, Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, Sauser&Seoni in Madhya Pradesh and Surajpur in Uttar Pradesh. Together, all the 10 units of Baidyanath manufacture a comprehensive range of over 700 Ayurvedic classical formulations and patented medicines ensuring international standards of quality.Baidyanath has a network of over 900 sales centers and services over 7,50,000 retailers. The annual group turnover exceeds Rs 7 Billion and it employs over 3500 people.

 

Mr. Anurag Sharma has more than 29 yearsof work experience. He is responsible for the following:

  • Defining strategy for growth, operations, products and expansion.

  • Managing overall performance & profitability.

  • Interacting with Leading various Industry forums & regulators for SBABL.

  • Managing day-to-day operations of the units through functional heads.

  • Sales, Marketing & Advertising strategies for SBABL.

  • Overseeing the Research and Development activities of SBABL.

  • Setting up state of the art manufacturing facilities at Baddi and Barotiwala for Baidyanath, Ayurvedant, Puma and Mantra.

  • Acquisition and takeover of Pure Materials (PUMA) Brand, having a range of Herbal Cosmetics products. Was responsible for, complete turnaround in Re-Branding, Formulations development and International launch.

  • Currently working and Promoting Alternative Health Care with over 36 Colleges in India.

  • The Highest Honor Conferred in India on Ayurveda and given either by the President or the Prime Minister of India has been instituted by him and his family since 1982.

  • His experience and initiatives resulted in membership of Medicinal Plant Board, abody established by Act of Parliament of India under Ministry of Health, Government of India.

  • He was inducted into the Planning Commission of India in an advisory role.

  • Served in an Advisory capacity at Gujarat Ayurveda University.

  • Serving on the Board of Pt.Ramnaryan Institute of Alternative Medicine in Bundelkhand University.

  • Involved in organizing various Vaidya Samellans(Conclaves) and conferences all over the country. Has been felicitated by all leading Ayurveda Organizations.

  • Led the effort in organizing Ayurved Mahotasav(Ayurveda Mega-Celebration)in Jhansi for the 1st time on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Government.

  • Teaches pro-bono at the State University of Bundelkhand and Various Colleges and Schools.

 

AWARDS

 

  • Entrepreneur of the year award by Bundelkhand University, year 2000

  • Best Ayurvedic Manufacture Award presented by Smt. Sheila Dixit, Chief Minister of Delhi: year 2001.

 

OTHERS ENTERPRISES & VENTURES

 

Managing Director, Baidyanath Research Foundation Ltd. (BRF)

 

Baidyanath Research Foundation (BRF) cultivates naturally grown herbs from the Himalayas to the central plains of India. BRF validates its Ayurvedic treatment methodologies through world class research institutes and establishes pioneering quality-driven manufacturing techniques helps in medicinal cultivation and plantation at over 400 acres of medicinal farms in Central India. Pioneered contract cultivation in Bundelkhand region and the cultivation of endangered species of high altitude medicinal plants by setting up a farm in the Himalaya at an altitude of over 7500ft. BRF has also started the extension program with the principle technologytransfer from laboratory to farmers (Lab to Land program). BRF along with State Council of Science, Technology and Environment (H.P.) have also associated with the NGOs like CAMP HIMALAYAS. BRF works withscientists at various universities and institutes for procurement and testing of genuine planting material, which are then provided to the farmers for Contract Cultivation on their field. BRF also actively works and supports high-altitude plant physiology Research Centre, at Srinagar (Uttaranchal)&Dr. Y.S. Parmar Universities of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan (H.P.)

 

Founder and Managing Director:Ayurvedant Pvt. Ltd.

 

A marketer of Herbal Lifestyle Solutions based on Ayurveda principles and backed by scientific technology.Leading Research has been done at Banaras Hindu Univ., Shastra Bio-Technology School and Bundelkhand University. Ayurvedant is one of the very few companies exporting Ayurvedic medicines to USA and registered with the FDA in the U.S. Ayurvedant is also among a handful of Ayurveda Companies to have US International Patent Rights for its products. It has an office in Michigan, USA and exports to Japan, Australia, UAE, and the Middle East.

Ayurvedant owns the very popular brand: MANTRA. A leading brand in the luxury Skin & Hair care segment.

 

 

 

Director:Kapital Kraft Ltd & Yama Finance Ltd.

 

Both these companies are Public Listed and highly reputed NBFC operating in the Bundelkhand region.

 

Director:Peethambra Plastics Pvt. Ltd., Jhansi

 

Among the largest manufacturer of plastic containers in Bundelkhand, it manufactures for leading brands like Kodak India, Nova Ghee etc.

 

Chairman :FICCI AYUSH Committee

 

Is serving in the capacity of Chairman for the FicciAyush Committee for the Year 2017 to 2018 and 2018 to 2019. Primarily with the focus of promoting Ayurved internationally and helping all stake holders in the Industry in India.

 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

 

Chairman:Rani Laxmibai Public School, Jhansi
A premier English Medium School in Jhansi, founded in 1983. It now has 3 branches and more than 4500 students. The School has been voted as the Best School, in India for Day Boarding by the reputed Magazine Career 360.

 

Chairman: Pt. Vishwanath Sharma Hindu Charitable Trust, Delhi
A Trust which aims for children’s development and donates a generous amount as aid through scholarships every year. The Trust has setup dharamshalas (free boarding), temples, schools, bore wells, check dams, dispensaries and conductshundreds of free medical camps. The Trust also works for the empowerment of women by running over 40 self help groups, where they are taught sewing, salon work, sanitation and hygiene.

President: Rani LaxmiBaiVyamMandir

The oldest social organization in Jhansi established for the promotion of sports. This institute is known for Hockey and the traditional sport of Malkham (a form of gymnastics) with over 1000 active participatingstudents.

 

 

President: Sanskrit Peetham.

This school at Datia helps educate orphaned children in Sanskrit and Indian Sciences. This free educational institute provides free boarding and lodging to over 100 scholars from economically underprivileged sections.

 

President: Bundelkhand EkikakaranSamitee:

This endeavor has over 60,000 members in Central India. It aims to bring empowerment and economic prosperity to backward regions of Central India and helpliaison among various govt. departments, industry, bureaucrats andcitizens.

 

CONTRIBUTION IN OTHER FIELDS

 

In the field of Sports :

  • In Shri LaxmiVyayamMandir, 150ft. x 75ft. gymnasium hall was constructed in the year 1977.

  • A playground with green grass was laid in an area of 6 acres.

  • ‘Vaidya Pt. Ramnarayan Sharma Sports Complex’ is spread over 35 acres and it consists of a golf course (9 holes) and other sports facilities including horse riding, boating, tennis and has the only BCCI approved Cricket Field in entire Bundelkhand.

A Brief of the Tournaments Conducted:

  • Maharani Laxmibai All India Hockey Tournament.

  • Pandit Ram Narayan Sharma Memorial Hockey Tournament.

  • Major Dhyanchand Memorial Hockey Tournament.

  • All India. Wrestling Competition, since 20 years.

  • All India Gymnastics Championship, in the year 1963 and 1975.

  • Running, Malkhambh, Gymnastics, Football, Cricket, Kho-Kho Academies to provide training to thousands of students.

  • Organising Block Level & District level competitions in Kabbaddi&Vollyball in the districts of Datia, Tikamgarh, Lalitpur and Jhansi.

 

In the field of Health :

  • In association with Pt. Brijendra Kumar Sharma Memorial Trust-Jhansi (in the memory of his elder uncle Sh.Brijendra Sharma) and KalyanumKaroti Organization (Mathura), Health camp were held at Jhansi and Lalitpur where 609 patients got operated, 50 tricycles, 50 wheel chairs, 50 “Vaisakhis”, 75 hearing machines were distributed.

  • In the memory of his reverent grandmother, ShrimatiGyarasidevi, in Maharani Laxmibai Medical College, Jhansi - A huge hospice was established for the comfort of relatives of patients in the year 1977.

  • In the memory of his Late Grandfather Pandit Ramnarayan Sharma in the year 2002 an Ayurvedic Research Institute was established in Bundelkhand University.

  • In the year 2007, medicines were donated to “PunyarthiDharmarthAushadhylaya”, Lalitpur by the trust.

 

Society and Religion :

  • A financial aid of 60 Lakhs was given for social development to the people of other categories.

  • Financial aid of over Rs.11 Lakhs given to Brahmin Institutions of Jhansi, Lalitpur, Sagar, Satna, Jabalpur, Chitrakut, Bheelwara, Shikohabad, Jaipur, Tikamgarh, Chhatarpur and Haryana.

  • A financial help of over Rs.5 lakhs was given to the mass marriages being held by various social institutions and organizations.

  • A financial help of over Rs. 4 was given for the conduct of mass marriages of Brahmin Community.

  • 28 hand pumps were erected in the region of Jhansi and Lalitpur and 3 Tankers have been donated to provide drinking water to villages and slums.

  • For self-relianceand employment of women, 34 tailoring/sewing training center’s are being run in the districts of Jhansi and Lalitpur. In this context, around Rs. 20 lakhs have been contributed till date.

  • On religious occasions like Shivratri, Janmastami, Navdurga and Hanuman Jayanti every year in the districts of Lalitpur and Jhansi, financial aid of over Rs.5 lakhs has been distributed to various temples of cities and villages.

  • A financial aid of Rs.10 lakhs has been given for the development of temples and religious festivals.

  • On the occasion of Shivratri, and Ganga Dashera, pure water from river Ganges packed in bottles is distributed to hundreds of temples in cities and villages in Jhansi and Lalitpur districts.

 

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

 

Owner President Management Program- Batch 312000-2002

Harvard Business School.

Masters in Commerce from Bundelkhand University1987-1988

 

Bachelor in Commerce from Hislop College (Nagpur)1983- 1986

 

Sherwood College, Nainital1973-1983

 

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

 

FATHER’S NAME Late DR. PT. VISHWANATH SHARMA

Ex. Member of Parliament (LokSabha), D. Litt.

Dr. Sharma was associated with many social, cultural, religious and educational and sports organizations. He was the Founder Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Rani Laxmibai Public School, Jhansi. He was the most well known philanthropist and social worker in Bundelkhand region. Served over half a dozen Trusts and was widely recognized as the Leader of the movement to setup a new state of Bundelkhand. He had served twice as a Member of the Indian Parliament.

 

DATE OF BIRTH November 16, 1964

 

 

Extra Curricular activities And Interests:

Keen golfer, squash player, rider and sailor, avid reader, widely travelled, an avid wildlife enthusiast,P.A.D.I. Certified scuba diver, yoga practitioner.