About us

About Jayaraj Group

Our past, present and future.

The Jayaraj Group, founded by Mr. S. G. Jayaraj is a business house that is close to 100 years old. Mr. S. G. Jayaraj was a leading businessman, industrialist, exporter, transporter, hotelier, farmer and educationist of the early twentieth century. He founded the S. G. Jayaraj family business spread all over Tamilnadu. The Jayaraj Group is an offshoot of this family business conglomerate and is headed by Mr. Jeyasuresh Jayaraj, grandson of Mr. S. G. Jayaraj. From humble beginnings, God has blessed and expanded this business. Today, with a team of 1,000 dedicated professionals. The Jayaraj Group has built its own brand name for providing sincere, attentive and prompt service.

At Jayaraj, we are committed to excellence in education as we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders and citizens. To that end, schools and training centres exist to further quality education, wholesome development and social upliftment.

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Our Vision

Our goal is excellence

To set global standards in the field of automobile and earth moving equipment industry with unmatched service and sound Christian business ethics.

To improve the pulse of our country with a strong presence in education, tourism and agriculture.

To play a part in the social upliftment of the needy.

Our INTEGRITY CODE

Integrity is a Core Value and Way of Life at The Jayaraj Group.

  • We act with honesty and operate this business in accordance with the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct.
  • We expect our actions to be consistent with our words, and our words to be consistent with our intentions.
  • We uphold the highest standards of fairness, act as responsible citizens, respect equality and treat all individuals with dignity.
  • We pledge to make wise use of our resources and to be good stewards of financial capital and human resources.
  • We commit to treating our customers with integrity, respect and courtesy. We will treat each customer in an open, honest and equitable fashion.
  • We shall pay our taxes as per the law.
  • We shall endeavor to employ truth and accuracy in advertising and selling. We shall not intentionally injure the business reputation of another business member.


Careers at Jayaraj

We are always looking for GREAT people with a positive attitude!

At Jayaraj Group, we believe that passionate and knowledgeable people make a company great. We invest in our staff with extensive training and exceptional benefits. When you join our team you'll become part of a family working together to keep our decades-long tradition of excellence alive. Please email your CV/bio-data/resume to Human Resources (HR) Department at hrd@jayarajgroup.com.

To view what our employees say about working at Jayaraj, click here



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Our JOURNEY

A story of God's Goodness

1924

Bus Service

Mr. S. G. Jayaraj starts our first bus service to Kodaikanal

1981

ESCORTS & FORD TRACTORS DEALERSHIP

Deepthi Agencies & Jayaraj Automobile Agency are born

1984

HOME APPLIANCES DEALERSHIP

We are appointed dealers for Nikitasha home appliances

1984

JAYLAND IS INAUGURATED

Our nursery & primary school at Madurai starts

1986

SWARAJ MAZDA DEALERSHIP

We are appointed authorized dealers for Swaraj Mazda trucks & buses

1990

KESWICK PUBLIC SCHOOL IS BORN

Our Junior & High School is dedicated

1990

JCB Dealership

We are appointed dealers for JCB Earthmoving & Construction Equipment

1994

SNOOZE INN

We start our budget hotel in Kodaikanal

1996

CLAAS DEALERSHIP

Our CLAAS Agricultural Equipment dealership commences operations

1999

THE FARMHOUSE

The Farmhouse is started to give a farmhouse experience to visitors of Kodaikanal

2003

ASIA'S BEST DEALERSHIP AWARD

We are awarded "JCB International Dealer Of The Year” for Asia Region.

2003

TATA TELECOM DEALERSHIP

We start a store for Tata Telecom

2004

JOHN DEERE TRACTORS DEALERSHIP

We take up the dealership for John Deere Tractors

2006

GENERAL MOTORS (CHEVROLET) DEALERSHIP

We launch our dealership for Chevrolet passenger cars

2007

GREAVES & HITACHI AGRI DEALERSHIPS

Our Greaves & Hitachi Agri Implements dealerships commence operations

2010

MAN TRUCKS DEALERSHIP

We are appointed dealers for MAN Trucks

2012

BHARATBENZ DEALERSHIP

We establish our dealership for Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

2016

WANGS KITCHEN FRANCHISE

We start our first highway restaurant

Our Leadership

Committed to Excellence, Integrity & Service

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Managing Director & Group Chairman

Mr. Jeyasuresh Jayaraj, Managing Director and Group Chairman, is a Mechanical Engineer and has been heading The Jayaraj Group since 1980. He is a true gentleman and an inspiring leader, who is admired by all his employees.

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Ajay Jayaraj, CEO and fourth generation entrepreneur of the Jayaraj family, is a Mechanical Engineer with a Bachelor’s Degree from VIT University, Vellore, and the first Indian to graduate from the NADA Dealer Academy, Washington DC, USA. He has been actively managing the business since 2007.

Our Partner Brands

Our partner brands that we deal with