Kushal Group, one of the leading industrial houses in West Bengal started its journey by establishing a manufacturing unit of plastic bags for packaging of Cement, Fertilizer, Food Grains, etc, in the year 1999, at Jhalda, Purulia under the leadership of CIPET trained Agarwal brothers of Jhalda, namely Sri Naresh Kumar Agarwal (Managing Director) and Sri Bishnu Kumar Agarwal (Director).
In a span of more than a decade, the group expanded its business manifold and diversified into various sectors like Petrochemicals, Iron and Steel, Engineering sector for Railways and Defence, Real Estate, Resort and Luxury, Food Processing, etc. Today, the Group’s turnover is Rs 1000 crore (approx) with an employment strength of 5000 (approx). All the companies under the Kushal Group umbrella are ISO 9000, 14000, and 18000 certified and the products are BIS certified. For industrial excellence, the various companies of the group have been awarded with prestigious awards like the “Excellence Award 2013” which was presented by Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, at ITC Kolkata.
The Group has duly carried off its corporate social responsibilities by setting up the Chiranjee Lal Memorial Trust. Through this Trust, they have built the Maa Anusuya Devi DAV School, distributed blankets, chilled drinking water and conducted free medical camp for the poor people of the area. The Group has invested a huge sum in the real estate sector in different parts of West Bengal and Jharkhand by constructing Shopping malls, multiplexes, residential complex, etc. Some of these projects are nearing completion at Asansol and Jamshedpur. One of the recent achievements is the inauguration of Hill View Resort at Jhalda. The resort has a naturopathy and ayurvedic health spa among the hilly surroundings of Chotanagpur and Manbhum.