Mr. Jayakumar Ramdass is the Director of Mahendra Pumps Pvt. Ltd and Mahendra Spinning Mills Pvt Ltd Coimbatore. He completed schooling at Mani Higher Secondary School and B.Sc Chemistry in PSG College of Arts and Science. He holds an MBA degree from the PSG Institute of Management.
Mahendra Pumps is one of the leading manufacturers’ of various types of water lifting pumps including Submersible, Pressure Booster and Industrial Pumps. The group operates from 5 manufacturing facilities and 16 sales offices across the country. Their products are exported to 30 countries across 4 continents. A fully mechanized Cast Iron Foundry caters to their captive consumption as well as to other leading Automobile Tier 1 companies. The group also runs a Textile Mill under the name Mahendra Spinning Mills Pvt Ltd producing cotton Yarn.
Mr. Jayakumar was the Past President of The Southern India Engineering Manufacturer’s Association (SIEMA), Coimbatore a leading Association of Engineering Industries. During his tenure, SIEMA undertook many initiatives to improve the competitiveness of Coimbatore Pump Industry. He was also the Past Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry, Coimbatore Zone. As Chairman CII, he promoted Coimbatore as an investment destination and was instrumental in bringing large investments to Coimbatore. He was actively involved in establishing IT Park by ELCOT in the city. During his tenure, he made representations to various Government officials abroad which resulted in Singapore, Sri Lanka and Sharjah operating direct flights to Coimbatore.Under his leadership, Coimbatore was promoted as a hub for Healthcare and Tourism. He was also the elected member of CII Southern Region and Tamil Nadu State Council for 8 years.
He was the Chairman of The Institute of Indian Foundry men, Coimbatore Chapter during 2013-15 and worked closely with Government departments to address many industry related issues. He is currently the Vice President of Coimbatore Management Association and COINDIA. He was also the Past Chairman of KURAL, a people’s movement in Coimbatore.
Mr. Jayakumar was the National President, Round Table India and Past Chairman of Asia Pacific Region of Round Tables comprising of eight countries. He headed Round Table India Foundation, a Charitable Trust funding community service projects of Round Table and Ladies Circle India for 4 years between 2013 and 2017.
1. Advisory Council of PSG Institute of Management
2. Firebird Institute of Research in Management
3. AJK College and Sarawathi Thiagarajar College,Pollachi.
PSG College of Technology – Science & Technology Entrepreneurial Park
Governing Council Member of AVC College, Myladuthurai
Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (CODISSIA)
Indian Coimbatore Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Coimbatore Productivity Council
Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis.
He is an active Tennis Player and currently heads the Coimbatore District Tennis Association as its President.
He is also actively involved in Alumni Associations of the PSG Institutions and contributed towards their various fund raising efforts. He was presented the “Distinguished Alumnus Award” by PSG Institutions on 25th January 2013. He is also the Past Chairman of PSG Management Alumni Association and Vice President of PSGCAS Alumni Association.
He is married with 3 Children. His daughter has an MBA degree from PSGIM and twin boys studied in US and UK after completing their Engineering degree at PSG College of Technology.