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esselGroup_logoEssel Group is among India’s most prominent business houses with a diverse portfolio of assets in media, packaging, entertainment, technology-enabled services, infrastructure development and education.

The Group started business in 1926 with a commodity trading and export firm, Rama Associates Limited, and has since then metamorphosed into a conglomerate that is a symbol of the ingenuity and power of Indian entrepreneurship, with worldwide operations and a workforce of nearly 8,000 dedicated employees.


The Essel Group strives to offer the best to the communities that it serves – shareholders, customers, employees and vendors. ‘Faith in innovative and organised growth’ is the dictum that drives all business decisions. A multicultural organization with a strong customer focus, Essel Group companies reach out every day to millions of consumers across the globe.


Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited is one of India’s leading television media and entertainment companies. It is amongst the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an extensive library housing over 222,000 hours of television content. With rights to more than 3,818 movie titles from foremost studios and of iconic film stars, ZEE houses the world’s largest Hindi film library. Through its strong presence worldwide, ZEE entertains over 1 billion viewers across 171 countries.

Zee Media Corporation Limited

Zee Media Corporation Limited (formerly Zee News Ltd.) is India’s largest News Network, with 10 channels, reaching out to over 130 million viewers through its national and regional channels across India as well as those of its digital properties like zeenews.com and dnaindia.com. It covers area which has about 84% of the nation’s population.


Dish TV

Asia’s largest Direct to Home Entertainment Company, DishTV is the pioneer when it comes to digital entertainment. A division of the Essel Group, the innovative offerings and revolutionary features of DishTV have earned it the prestigious place of being the world’s third largest DTH company.

Siti Cable Network Limited

SITI Cable Network Limited (erstwhile known as Wire and Wireless (India) Ltd) is a part of the Essel Group, which is one of India’s leading business houses with a diverse portfolio of assets in media, packaging, entertainment, technology-enabled services, infrastructure development and education.

Cyquator Technologies Limited

Cyquator Technologies is a total end-to-end IT infrastructure outsourcing company involved in the business of Internet Data Center and high end managed hosting services.


Pan India Network Ltd.

Playwin, India’s first and largest online gaming company, is in the business of providing infrastructure, data communication, marketing support and service to facilitate a secure online lottery network.

Pan India Paryatan Limited

Pan India Paryatan Limited (PIPL), belonging to the ‘Essel’ group of companies, owns and operates two amusement parks viz.

E-City Bioscope Entertainment Pvt Ltd

E-City Bioscope Entertainment Pvt Ltd” (ECBEPL) was formed to establish a chain of commercial complexes, housing complexes, construction business, multiplex cinema-cum-family activity centers (FACs) across Non-Metro Towns all over India.

E-City Digital Cinemas Pvt Ltd

The company was established in April 2004, and is committed to revolutionizing the Indian movie business by implementing state-of-the-art digital technology at the various independent cinema houses in this fragmented industry.


Essel Propack

Essel Propack, part of the USD 2.4 billion Essel Group with turnover of over USD 300 million, is the largest specialty packaging company – manufacturing laminated and seamless or extruded plastic tubes. With over 2500 people representing 25 different nationalities, Essel Propack functions through 24 state of the art facilities in twelve countries, selling more than 5 billion tubes and continuing to grow every year.


Essel Infraprojects Limited (EIL)

One of the fastest growing companies having diversified interests in infrastructure projects, Essel Infraprojects Ltd. is a successful venture by the Essel Group with three key Strategic Business Units in areas of Core Infrastructure, Green Solutions & Integrated Utilities Services.

Smart Utilities

Essel Group has been relentlessly conquering feat after feat, adding new feathers to its cap with each new achievement. One of Essel Group’s most successful endeavors is Smart Utilities, India’s first integrated utilities brand- a consumer-centric integrated utility services brand delivering smart value and efficiency.

E-City Real Estates Pvt. Ltd

The Company behind the successful lifestyle brand Fun Republic – currently operates 4 lifestyle malls in Mumbai, Chandigarh, Lucknow and Coimbatore. The Company aims to operate successful retail formats that align the interests of operators, retailers and consumers providing an ideal size and brand mix.

Siti Energy Limited (SEL)

Siti Energy Limited (SEL) is incorporated under Companies Act 1956 to inter-alia, implement the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) project for various application in the Domestic, Commercial, Industrial & Automotive sectors in Indian cities.

E-City Property Management & Services Pvt. Ltd.

EPMS is an E-City Venture that provides the most comprehensive and reliable property management services in India, including overall operations, marketing, consultancy, occupant management, retail leasing services and advisory services.

Precious Metals

Shirpur Gold Refinery

Shirpur Gold Refinery Ltd (SGRL) is one of the leading players in the precious metals market in India. At SGRL we strive to meet the highest expectations of our quality-conscious consumers. With state-of-the-art refining & minting processes and professionally driven management coupled with experienced manpower, we take pride in ourselves in producing gold & silver bars and coins which meet the strictest international standards in quality.

Lifestyle & Wellness


Veria Living is a leading media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple media platforms in the United States and beyond.

Financial Services

Essel Finance

Essel Finance is a customer-centric, pioneer financial services firm arranged into three business groups – commercial finance, investment banking and private equity.

Essel Middle East

Essel Middle East

Essel Middle East is Essel Group’s overseas extension, based in Dubai UAE. Essel Middle East is involved in the business of mineral mining, oil explorations and acquisition of natural resource assets globally.

Pan Asia Infrastructure FZ LLC

Pan Asia Infrastructure FZ LLC has been incorporated under Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone.