Ramesh is B.Tech (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering (1968) from IIT, Kharagpur, India and Masters in Industrial Management (1973) from Cranfield University, UK. He has worked for Eicher Group, India (manufacturing Commercial Vehicles, Motorcycles and Agricultural Tractors) at various senior levels for 25 years including as Group Vice Chairman, managing various businesses of the Group, Strategic Planning and Human Resources Development at the corporate level.
As Managing Director of Eicher Tractors, he has to his credit setting up of the new Engine and Tractor plant at Alwar and Bhopal in India. The Company was conferred the National Productivity Council of India’s award for high productivity and quality both for Engine and Tractor plants. As Managing Director of Ramon and Demm Ltd.,he turned around the sick Gear Manufacturing company( Ramon and Demm Ltd.) acquired by Eicher into a state of excellent financial and cultural health. This Company was also conferred the National Productivity Council of India’s award for high productivity and quality.
He started his professional career by working for about 10 years in Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., his last assignment being Senior Manager responsible for negotiations of technology transfer and project planning for production of Anglo French Jaguar Aircraft at Bangalore.Mr. Jain has been a Board Member/ Advisor to many Corporates and provided them with Strategic and Operational inputs.
He has recently been invited by the Planning Commission and Cabinet Secretariat to guide some of the Ministries of Government of India in preparation of their Strategic Plans for the next five years and also to review the Result Framework Documents of various Ministries and Departments of Government of India and various states. He was member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Council for years 2004-5 and 2005-6. He has been member NR Council, CII since 1997-8 till date.