About Us

Homes for Life

“We create, design and deliver holistic and healthy lifespaces in a great environment that results in better communities and life experiences. When you invest in a Poddar Housing Home, you are investing in the future of your family, especially your children.”


the board of directors

  • Mr. Dipak Poddar

    Chairman-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

    Dipak Poddar is the Chairman of the Company and its founder. He heads of Board of the Company. He has over 4 decades of experience as a leading businessman in India in the fields of textile manufacturing, automobile tyre manufacturing, steel manufacturing and retail finance. In 1986, he was the co-promoter of Bajaj Auto Finance, along with his 1st cousin – Mr Rahul Bajaj. Mr Poddar was Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Finance from its inception in 1986 till 2009. Mr Poddar is a Promoter Director in several leading Companies in India such as Bajaj Finance and Bajaj Alliance, in addition to a Director in VIP Industries and several of the Poddar Group Companies.


  • Mr. Rohitashwa Poddar

    MD-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

    Rohitashwa Poddar is the Managing Director of the Company. Rohitashwa pioneered the Company’s foray into affordable housing in 2010, is responsible for the Company's overall strategy, growth and overseeing the day to day operations along with a strong management team. Rohitashwa has a successful 20 year track record in manufacturing in India and China. Rohitashwa is a graduate from King’s College (UK), in Engineering and Management ; a fellow of the Aspen Institute of Global Leadership and was selected by the Asia Society as one of the 200 top Young Leaders of Asia in 2007. He is also a Trustee in The Poddar Foundation and the Poddar Shikshan Sanstha.


  • Mr. Shrikant Tembey

    Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

    Mr. Tembey is an Independent, non-executive Director of the Company. He is a leading chartered accountant with over 30 years of experience and a founding partner in Tembey & Mhatre Chartered Accountants. His domain is finance and taxation


  • Mr. Dilip Thakkar

    Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

    Mr Thakkar is an Independent, non-executive Director of the Company. Mr.Thakkar received a degree in Commerce and Law from Mumbai University. A practicing chartered accountant since 1961, Mr.Thakkar has significant financial experience. He is a senior partner of Jayantilal Thakkar& Co. Chartered Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. In 1986 he was appointed by the Reserve Bank of India as a member of the Indian Advisory Board for HSBC Bank and the British Bank of the Middle East for a period of eight years. He is the former President of the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society and was then Chairman of its International Taxation Committee. Mr.Thakkar serves as a non-executive director of 14 other listed public limited companies in India and two foreign companies.


  • Mr. Ramakant Nayak

    Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

    Mr Nayak is an independent, non-executive Director of the Company He served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited. He is a Certified Associate of The Indian Institute of Bankers. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in science from Karnataka University as well as a Bachelor's Degree in law from University of Mumbai. Mr. Nayak also holds a Diploma in Marketing and Advertising from Rajendra Prasad College of Mass Communications & Media.


  • Mr. Tarun Kataria

    Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

    Mr Kataria is an independent, non-executive Director of the Company. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a MBA degree from The Wharton School, Philadelphia. Mr Kataria brings 25 years of experience in corporate finance, M&A and capital market experience in New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai He has served as the CEO of Indian Businesses at Religare Capital Markets, Head of Global Banking & Markets in India and Managing Director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (India) etc.


  • Mrs. Sangeeta Purushottam

    Non-Executive Director-Poddar Housing and Development Ltd.

    Mrs Purushottam is an independent, non-executive Women Director of the Company. She has over 25 years of experience in the fields of financial services such as institutional equities, index business, investment banking and fund raising in both Indian and Multinational companies across borders. She has successfully handled management responsibilities in start-ups and turnaround situations with exposure to sectors such as FMCG, media, auto and pharmaceuticals. She has done PGDM- Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.