UDDHAV PODDAR, MD & GROUP CEO OF BHUMIKA GROUP
Founder member, SCAI
Uddhav hails from Poddar family with business interests in Construction, Manufacturing, Entertainment and Logistics for over 58 years.
Before joining the family business, he did his internship with Dalmia Cement and subsequently, he held the position of CEO of First Capital India, a Delhi based NBFC.
A young and dynamic leader, he has spun off from the family business and established Bhumika Group, which has attained many successes in a short span of time. The Group has reached a new level under his leadership and he is a true example of inspiration for many. Dainik Bhaskar featured him as “100 Change Makers in Udaipur”.
Bhumika Group, has established two businesses i.e. (i) Real Estate Development through Bhumika Realty Pvt. Ltd. (BRPL) (ii) Logistics Business through Kaushalya Logistics Pvt. Ltd. (KLPL)
(1) BRPL is established with the intention to build quality living, commerical and hospitality spaces which will set a new benchmark in the industry. BRPL, through its subsidary Bhumika Enterprises Pvt. Ltd (BEPL) is developing one India’s largest Retail & Hospitality Centric Mixed Use Projects in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The project is has a total Built Up Area of 2.0 million square feet includes the entire gamut of Real Estate verticals being, Commerical, Shopping Mall, a Five Star Hotel and Serviced Apartments all under one roof, with a theme of “After Here No Where”.
This project has won multiple awards such as :
a. IMAGES SHOPPING CENTER OF THE YEAR AWARD
b. MIXED USED PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD – BY REALTY PLUS
c. EMERGING DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR AWARD (SHOPPING MALLS) – BY ET NOW
d. EMERGING DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR AWARD (RETAIL) – BY DNA
e. ASIA PACIFIC PROPERTY AWARD
After Udaipur, BRPL has also started development of a Shopping Mall in Alwar, Rajasthan and now plans similar projects in other locations such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bhiwadi, Ajmer & Delhi NCR, mostly focussing on Tier 2 Towns. The project BRPL is developing is called “Urban Square” at Udaipur, Rajasthan and second one is “Urban Square Galleria” at Alwar
(2) KLPL is developed as an integrated Logistics services provider to Cement Companies.The Clients include leading Cement Companies like Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd., UltraTech Cement, Wonder Cement & JK Cement Ltd. KLPL has operations in Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Bihar and Rajasthan and operates out of 60 locations in these 6 States, with Head Office in New Delhi and Regional Office in Chennai.
Uddhav is also the President (Year 19-20) of Enterprenuers Organisation(EO) for The Jaipur Chapter. EO, formerly the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization (YEO), is a renowned global, non-profit membership organization that propels business owners onto a path of greater business and personal fulfillment through direct peer-to-peer learning, connection to experts and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Members of the Jaipur Chapter are top industrialists from myriad industries across Rajasthan. He has also become the incoming Area Director for Enterprenuers Organisation(EO) for Entire South Asia Region. In ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry Of India) he is also National Co-Chairman of the National Council on EASE OF DOING BUSINESS and a member of the management committee. He was recently invited to speak at the 5th Edition of the UAE-INDIA Economic Forum held in Dubai, he was the youngest on the panel of speakers and the only person representing the real estate industry.
He is an avid sports addict and Cricket Player having played for Delhi Cricket Association.