The Jhawar Family
The Jhawar Family owns the Neutral Publishing House Limited, through many of its companies. The family consists of two octogenarian brothers – Brij Kishore Jhawar and Basant Kumar Jhawar. Prashant Jhawar is the son of Basant Jhawar and Rajeev Jhawar is the son of Brij Jhawar. Rajeev Jhawar has three daughters – Stuti Jhawar, Shreya Jhawar and Amisha Jhawar. Prashant Jhawar is married to Anupama Jhawar and the couple has a son, Apurv Jhawar and a daughter, Anupriya Jhawar.
Recently the brothers – Brij and Basant Jhawar – have been in the midst of a family feud over the control of Usha Martin – a leading wire rope and a specialty steel maker major. The feud is between the two factions, supported by their respective sons. The father-son duos of Basant-Prashant Jhawar and Brij-Rajeev Jhawar hold 25.5% respectively in the company.
Jhawar Family owns 95.47% shares of Neutral Publishing House Limited, company which publishes Prabhat Khabar. The family members hold different positions in many of the Group companies.
Brij Kishore Jhawar is the Founder of Usha Martin Limited. Prashant Jhawar is the CEO of Usha Communications Technology Limited. Rajeev Jhawar is the Managing Director of Usha Martin Limited. Anupriya Jhawar is the Director of Neutral Publishing House Limited. Apurv Jhawar is a Director of Usha Breco Limited.
Wire Rope manufacture
Usha Martin Limited
Usha Martin Construction Steel Company Limited
Usha Communications Technology Limited
Usha Martin Strategic Management Ltd
Redtech Networks India (P) Ltd
Usha Breco Limited
Usha Martin Finance Limited
Usha Breco Realty
Usha Martin Education & Solutions Limited
Business & Management consultancy
Jhawar Venture Management Pvt.
Financial and Insurance Services
Usha Martin Ventures Ltd Limited
Peterhouse Investments India Limited
Umil Share & Stock Broking Services Ltd
Frozen Foods and Snacks
Usha Martin Fresh Limited
Family & Friends
Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends
is the 83-year-old patriarch of the family, is the Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Usha Martin. He is also a Director in a Group Company – Usha Breco Limited.
is the 81-year old younger brother of Basant Kumar Jhawar. He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He is the Co-Founder of Usha Martin Limited. He also serves as a Non-executive Director of Usha Martin Limited. He serves as a Director of Usha Siam Steel Industries Public Co. Limited, Thailand and Usha Martin Construction Steel Company Limited. He serves as an Additional Director at Usha Martin Limited since October 27, 2004.
is the son of Basant Kumar Jhawar. He is a Commerce Graduate is the Chief Executive Officer of Usha Communications Technology Limited. He is the Chairman of Usha Breco Limited as well serves as Chairman of Usha Martin Finance, Ushacomm, Eppixcomm, Usha Breco Realty, Billscutter Limited and Bonsai Wireless. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Converso Contact Centres Ltd. He served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Usha Martin Limited from May 10, 2010 until April 25, 2017 and as its Director until April 25, 2017. He was the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Usha Martin Ltd., until May 10, 2010. He was Additional Director of Jay Shree Tea & Industries Limited since May 18, 2015 until May 29, 2018. He is also the Non-Executive Director of Usha Martin Ltd. He serves as Director at Usha Martin Strategic Management Ltd. He served as a Member of the CII, Eastern Region Council, the Chairman of the Board of CII International Trade Sub-Committee and was a Member of the Eastern Region Advisory Committee of IDBI.
is the son of Brij Kishore Jhawar. He has been the Managing Director at Usha Martin Limited since May 19, 2008. He is the Director of Neutral Publishing House Ltd. He graduated from London Business School and completed Management Development Course at the University of Pennsylvania. Rajeev Jhawar has been Vice Chairman of Usha Martin Education & Solutions Limited since September 2010. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Orient Cement Limited since August 09, 2014. He serves as an Executive Director of Usha Martin Limited. He serves as Director of Usha Martin International Ltd., Usha Siam Steel Industries Public Company Ltd., Thailand, Brunton Wolf Wire Ropes FZCO, Dubai, Usha Breco Ltd, Usha Breco Realty Ltd, KGVK Rural Enterprises Ltd, KGVK Social Enterprises Ltd, Redtech Networks India (P) Ltd, PARS Consultancy & Services Pvt. Ltd. and Jhawar Venture Management Pvt. Ltd. He has been a Non-Executive Director at Usha Martin Education & Solutions Limited since March 4, 2000. He has been Director of Usha Breco Limited since March 30, 2010.
is the daughter of Prashant and Anupama Jhawar. A Management Graduate from Warwick, she has done her Post Graduation in Development Management from London School of Economic Science and Political Science. She is the Director of Neutral Publishing House Limited.
is the son of Prashant and Anupama Jhawar. He has a Management Degree with specialization in Entrepreneurship and Economics from Babson College, in the United States. He is the Director of Usha Breco Limited, Peterhouse Investments India Limited, RedTech Network India Private Limited, DSI Archer Private Limited, Jhawar Impact Ventures Private Limited and Usha Martin Ventures Limited.
The newspaper website does not have details of the Management or the Editorial Teams. The ownership structure was sourced from the registries of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs,Government of India. The company was written to, by email on 9th May 2019 and by courier on 10th May 2019, seeking confirmation of the data collected, and clarity on unavailable data. A response is awaited.