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  • Mr D N Ghosh
  • Dr S Kar Purkayastha
  • Mr R Pai
  • Mr S Sinha
  • Mr D Mukerjee
  • Dr G Sen
  • Mr S M Basu
  • Mr S Bhattacharyya
  • Mr K Sengupta
  • Mr A Basu

Mr D N Ghosh


Mr Dhruba Narayan Ghosh has extensive experience in the fields of finance and administration. He worked as Secretary, Department of Production & Supplies, Ministry of Defence, Chairman of State Bank of India, Chairman of Philips India Limited, Chairman of L&T Limited; Chairman of Management Development Institute, Gurgaon.

Other Directorships held in:
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Birla Corporation Limited

Dr Sujit Kar Purkayastha

Managing Director

Dr Sujit Kar Purkayastha is presently the Managing Director of Peerless Hospital & B.K. Roy Research Centre. After more than 30 years of working abroad, primarily in the UK, he has returned to India in 2010. He has been a Consultant Physician in a NHS Trust Hospital in the UK and has vast experience in clinical medicine primarily in Gastroenterology and General Medicine. During his long career, he has also been involved in administrative works which include Membership of Postgraduate Advisory Panel in University of Liverpool, Royal College Tutor for the trust, Chairmanship of Medical Education Committee, Clinical Audit Lead for the trust to name a few. He has been a passionate teacher and has organized many teach-in courses in various hospitals, he has worked. He is an examiner of MRCP PACES for the Royal Colleges of UK and has also hosted the examination.

After qualifying as a doctor from Dibrugarh Medical College in 1973, he completed MD in General Medicine from Calcutta University. Subsequently he went to the UK for further training and obtained MRCP. He became Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Royal College of Physicians of London in 1998 and 2002 respectively.

He was accredited “Physician as Educator” by the Royal College of Physicians, London and is also a member of the British and Indian Society of Gastroenterology. He maintains a strong link with the college and has tied up Peerless Hospital with the college in the MTI (Medical Training Initiative) scheme which allows suitable medical graduates from India to obtain 2 years of clinical training in UK hospitals. His ambition is to bring transparency and honesty in the medical practice and he is committed to this.

Mr Ravindra Pai

Deputy Managing Director

Mr Ravindra Pai is a seasoned professional with 33 years’ experience with some of the marquee companies in India like Johnson & Johnson , Thermax , Kansai Nerolac Paints , Mahindra Life Spaces , and Apollo Hospitals . He has spent about 13 years with Apollo Hospitals managing different verticals of healthcare formats like Hospitals , Apollo Clinics and Boutique Birthing Centre ( Cradle). Has a deep domain expertise in Hospital Turnaround , Accreditation , Operations and P&L. Additionally quite proficient in Market and Business Intelligence, Customer Evaluations, Improvement Programs and establishing best industry practices.

Additionally Mr Pai has done an international stint in Russia , St Petersburg for 2 years working for a UK based company. He has Graduated in Microbiology from Mumbai University and completed Master’s in Marketing Management from Narsee Monjee , Mumbai.

Mr S Sinha


Mr. Supriyo Sinha has joined The Peerless General Finance & Investment Co. Ltd. on 1st June, 2022 as Director – Business Transformation & Corporate Strategy.

He is a Graduate from the Harvard Business School, a Gold Medallist from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, a 2nd Rank holder in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and 1st Rank holder in West Bengal Higher Secondary Examination.

He has over 20 years of professional experience, as Management Consulting: Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, as a Vice President & Business Head at ABP (P) Limited, and as Head of Strategy and New Initiatives at Axis Bank Limited.

He has been formally certified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to be Independent Director on any Board and has achieved National Education Leadership award.

Other Directorships held in:
The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Ltd.

Mr D Mukerjee


Mr. Deepak Mukerjee being a Banking Professional has vast experience in Commercial/ Corporate Banking, Management Consultancy and Corporate Governance. He headed the team which led to the foundation of IDBI Bank, one of the most profitable Banks in the Corporate and Retail Sectors of the market. He was appointed the first Managing Director of the Bank. He had worked extensively for setting up IDBI Bank with M/s KPMG for deciding market positioning, preparing mission statement, setting up policy guidelines on key areas such as Corporate Governance, Business Ethics, Credit, Corporate Banking, Marketing, MIS, Retail Bank, Risk Management, Treasury, HRD and Technology selection based on world wide tenders. He was an executive member of the Credit Committee of Directors at ANZ Grindlays Banking Group in London. He formulated supervisory protocol for Board members covering appointment of Directors, rotation and functioning of the Committees. He has worked with ANZ Grindlays plc for over 32 years and held important positions. He headed Operations Audit in India and at headquarters in London, he was Head of Corporate planning and MBO, Corporate Banking in South India, Business Banking Unit as General Manager, Business Banking, treasury and Investment Banking in India, Credit and Investment Risk Supervision, South Asia. He was Deputy Director, Credit and Risk Management for ANZ Grindlays Bank's Credit and Investment portfolio at its Headquarters in London.

Other Directorships held in:
The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Ltd.

Dr G Sen


Dr Gautam Sen is Emeritus professor of Surgery, Grant Medical College, University of Bombay. He is President and Founder Secretary General Association for Trauma Care of India. He heads a Medical Foundation, Health Care International, whose primary thrust area is to establish Continuing Professional Development course in India, so that our doctors, nurses and health care administrators become safer, up to date in knowledge and skills so that they become responsible health care providers to face the challenges of 21st Century needs. He is Director of Surgical Education, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), premier apex body of Surgeons of all specialties in India. He has been teacher and examiner in Surgery for University of Bombay, National Board of Examination, Tribhuvan University of Medical Sciences, Nepal, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Nepal, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow. Prof. Sen’s main interest is in issues relating to reforms in Medical Education in general and Postgraduate Surgical Education in particular.

Other Directorships held in:
Integrated Health Care Consultants Private Limited.
Wellspring Healthcare Private Limited.

Mr S M Basu


Mr Soumendra Mohan Basu is associated with India’s leading HR Consulting companies on leadership development and executive coaching. He graduated with honours in English from Presidency College, Kolkata. Soumen started coaching as a member of the panel of coaches and mentors for leaders at Standard Chartered Bank. In addition, he has coached general managers in Manpower India and CEO/CXO level leaders from multiple industries ranging from Services to Manufacturing. Soumen has undergone a formal accreditation program in coaching.

Other Directorships held in:
Director of India Carbon Ltd.
The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited,
Endurance Technologies Ltd.
Bengal Peerless Housing Development Co. Ltd.

Mr S Bhattacharyya


Mr Samar Bhattacharyya has vast experience in the field of Finance, Accounts, Internal Audit and other related areas. He worked with Lovelock & Lewes (Management Consultancy Services Division) as Associate Director. He also served The Peerless General Finance & Investment Company Limited at different capacities since 2000 and presently working as Director - Corporate with the said company.

Other Directorships held in:
Peerless Hotels Limited.
Kaizen Hotels and Resorts Limited.
Kaizen Leisure & Holidays Limited.

Mr K Sengupta


Mr Ketan Sengupta motivated and experienced real estate professional, well versed in all aspects of real estate transactions, including P&L and ROI accountability, managing the development and execution of representation contracts, marketing and sales promotions, competition analysis, delivery and achieving customer satisfaction, business development through land acquisitions and joint developments, with a knack for out of the box thinking and exploring strategic advantages.
Mr Sengupta done his Bachelor of Civil engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Global Executive MBA from SDA BOCCONI, MILAN, ITALY and across Global Campuses Of UCLA in Los Angeles and Fudan University in Shanghai and Advanced Master’s in Managing Global Enterprises from GDW a consortium of Global Universities amd many more .

Employment Precis:
Currently working as Chief Executive Officer of Bengal Peerless Housing Development Company Ltd.
Worked for Godrej Properties Limited. Kolkata & Mumbai as Associate Vice President & Business Head (East)
Worked for Eikon Creators Private Limited, as Director
Worked for Indian Rayon & Industries Limited, Kolkata as Technical Officer
Worked for Consulting Engineering Services India Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata as Design Manager
Worked for Estate Developers (India) Private Limited, Kolkata from as Marketing Manager

Mr Arijit Basu

Independent Director

Mr Arijit Basu Arijit Basu is a management leader and professional from the Banking and Financial Services industry. He has worked in India, Japan and the UK.

Arijit is currently Chairman of HDB Financial Services Ltd, a leading financial services firm and subsidiary of HDFC Bank Ltd.
He is also a senior advisor and consultant to leading firms like AZB Partners, Deloitte India and Life Insurance Corporation for their forthcoming IPO.
Arijit recently retired as a Board Member and Managing Director of India’s largest bank, State Bank of India. Prior to that he was the MD & CEO of SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd., the largest private life insurance company in India. During his tenure in the company from 2014-18, the company witnessed transformative growth and listed successfully in the stock exchanges.
He has been associated with various committees. He is on the Academic Advisory Council of the College of Supervisors set up by RBI, was Chairman of the Working Group on Project Finance set up by the Government of India for the Infrastructure Pipeline in 2020, and is Chairman of the Banking and Finance Committee of the Indian Merchants Chamber, Mumbai.
Arijit is an Honours Graduate in Economics and has done his Masters in History from the University of Delhi. He is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers.
Arijit’s main interests are in the areas of Leadership and Organizational Excellence, Corporate Governance and Risk Management and Organizational Culture.