“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes perseverance, determination and sweat !”
Ashok Kumar Jain was born on March 15, 1968 in Bijai Nagar Rajasthan. An Indian by nationality & NRI by status, Know for his work in Diamond Business Finance & Charitable Institutes.
In the early 1990s he started his career as Sales Executive in Bangkok, Hongkong & Japan. Within few years in 1995, by the grace of Lord Balaji, he incorporated his own company in Japan under His name “Balaji Diamond”. Since then the company is rapidly growing and has become very famous in Diamond Market.
Being an Indian origin he joined The Mumbai Diamond Merchants Association and formed “Pooja Export” in the year 2000 for sharing business and Diamantaire support. Over a period of seven years Pooja Export started growing leaps and bounds and it was extended to Hongkong by the name of “Pooja Diamonds HK”.
After his grand success in the Diamond Market he soon entered into Financial Sector. Since he was having a finance background he floated one Non-Banking Financial Company “Ichibaan Finance Pvt. Ltd. This is the first company in India which offers Loan against Diamond and Diamond Jewellery. In Ichibaan Finance, customer satisfaction is the top most priority. The Gold Loan interest rate is as low as 1% p.m. compare to all other Gold Loan companies. He has been contributing immensely in the establishment of various businesses and spearheading key initiatives of the business over the last three decades.
A diligent, insightful and zealous leader, Ashok Kumar Jain has the energy that never ends and an air of infectious positivity that never fades!
MD & CEO
Meenu Jain is a Director of our Company. She holds a Post Graduate Degree in Commerce from the College of Rajasthan. She is the wife of Mr. Ashok Kumar Jain and has significant years of experience in the corporate and finance sector. She started her career with Balaji Diamonds (Japan) in 1998. She is managing the overall business of our company since incorporation. Without her constant, non-stop support our company would not have been able to perform so beautifully. She is the back bone of our company.
Shripal Patwa is a Director of our Company since 15th April 2013. He holds a Graduate Degree from Hinduja College, Mumbai University. He has a good experience of 25 years in Diamond and Gold Business.