Our Founder

Mr.S.G,Jayaraj (1895-1959) started plying his first coal fired bus in the year 1924. With that he founded the S.G.Jayaraj Nadar & Sons, which went on to become the second largest transport operator in Tamil Nadu, South India.

He also founded Estates, established the Hotel Industry in Kodaikanal, started an Export Company, Automobile Dealerships, Auto Ancillary Industries, Petrol Bunks, etc. He also founded Schools, Colleges and Hospitals as a service to society.

'The Jayaraj Group' is an offshoot of this larger group which has diversified to automobile, agriculture and construction equipment dealerships, transport, education, hospitality (hotels and restaurants), plant hiring and farming.

About Jayaraj Automobile Agency

Jayaraj is an almost 100 year old dealership business house. We took up the prestigious JCB dealership in the year 1990 and thereafter built a strong relationship with JCB for close to 30 years. With a team of 300 dedicated professionals, Jayaraj has built its own brand name for providing the best-in-class service. We have 11 workshops, 21 parts outlets and 3 integrated facilities to, making us South India’s largest service dealership network in the construction equipment industry. Jayaraj continues to offer the highest level of service and individual attention to our customers’ needs. In 2003, we won the "JCB International Dealer Of The Year” for Asia Region.


Mr.Jeyasuresh Jayaraj, Managing Director and Group Chairman, is a Mechanical Engineer and has been heading ‘The Jayaraj Group’ since 1980. He is a true gentleman and an inspiring leader who is admired by all his employees.

Mr.Ajay Jayaraj, CEO and fourth generation entrepreneur of the Jayaraj family, is a Mechanical Engineer with a Bachelor’s Degree from VIT University, Vellore, and the first Indian to graduate from the NADA Dealer Academy, Washington DC, USA. He has been actively managing the business since 2007.

Our Mission

To set global standards in the field of automobile and earth moving equipment industry with unmatched service and sound Christian business ethics. To improve the pulse of our country with a strong presence in education, tourism and agriculture. To play a part in the social upliftment of the needy.

Integrity Code

Integrity is a Core Value and Way Of Life at The Jayaraj Group.

  1. We act with honesty and operate this business in accordance with the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct.
  2. We expect our actions to be consistent with our words, and our words to be consistent with our intentions.
  3. We uphold the highest standards of fairness, act as responsible citizens, respect equality and treat all individuals with dignity.
  4. We pledge to make wise use of our resources and to be good stewards of financial capital and human resources.
  5. We commit to treating our customers with integrity, respect and courtesy. We will treat each customer in an open, honest and equitable fashion.
  6. We shall pay our taxes as per the law.
  7. We shall endeavor to employ truth and accuracy in advertising and selling. We shall not intentionally injure the business reputation of another business member.