Lala Chiranji Lal Ansal was born on 1st December, 1906, in a modest rural home in Punjab. He started his career as a self appointed school teacher and in a way pioneered the coaching school system in the country. He moved on to become a building contractor, then to a builder himself and finally into a real estate developer of immense repute and moved up to build the House of Ansals with a mission to create a better quality of life through quality structures, achieving new landmarks in property development in India and overseas. Starting operations in Delhi with its first high rise building “Akash Deep” in New Delhi in 1969, Ansals quickly got contracts for landmark commercial buildings.
The Ansal Group is a conglomerate of 35 companies, with Ansal Properties and Industries Ltd, (Ansal API); Ansal Housing and Construction Limited, (AHCL) and Ansal Buildwell Ltd. (ABL) at the core of the Group. All three are deal in the entire gamut of civil construction and real estate development activity in India and abroad and are public limited companies.
Till 1998, the three Ansal brothers i.e. Sushil, Gopal and Deepak jointly managed the family business. Now,
- Ansal Properties and Industries Ltd (APIL) is led by Sushil Ansal,
- Ansal Housing and Construction Ltd. (AHCL) by Deepak Ansal.
- Ansal Buildwell (ABL) by Gopal Ansal
This success story has been made possible by the:
- Immense experience gained in the past four decades.
- Constant innovations to serve the requirements of resurgent India.
- Foresight and dynamic leadership of its founders.
- Consolidation of its physical and intellectual assets.
- Ability to retain the group’s youthful energy and zeal.
The Ansals, a top brand has achieved a reputation for its quality works, adherence to timelines and enjoys the patronage of domestic and overseas customer. Ansal API has also been rewarded the “Most Trusted Real Estate Brand” by Reader’s Digest in 2006.
The strength of the Ansals group is reflected in its top-of-the line clientele – ICICI Prudential, HDFC, Citibank, Adlabs, and Iffco-Tokio, GroupReebok, to name a few.
The group has a brilliant in-house team of architects, engineers and planners in its consultancy division to execute its projects, though external services are also taken in specialized areas.