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Rajkumar Jagbandhan’s BBCI Taking Rapid Strides In Water Purification, Gold Mining And Timber Business

Rajkumar Jagbandhan is the founder director of Business Barons Club India B.V. (BBCI) that was established over 15 years ago. BBCI and its India associates prepare bringing Investment consortium in the mining industry from India and play an active role with sustainable development for the Republic of Suriname.

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BBCI Taking Rapid Strides In Water Purification, Gold Mining And Timber Business
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To tackle the crisis of potable drinking water it was in July 1995 that Geong Apang the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh along with his core team visited the Netherlands where Rajkumar accompanied the high level delegation to visits of several companies including Hollandse Beton Group and Rosfield Water Purification. 

Rajkumar Jagbandhan is the founder director of Business Barons Club India B.V. (BBCI) that was established over 15 years ago. BBCI and its India associates prepare bringing Investment consortium in the mining industry from India and play an active role with sustainable development for the Republic of Suriname. 

He is a Member of International Bankers Forum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and a member of International Foundation Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, The Bugatti Trust graphic of Gloucestershire UK. He is a friend and supporter of Bihar Foundation, Patna Bihar. He was awarded the 'GEM OF INDIA' award at the All India Achievers Conference in New Delhi and was honoured as the Chief Guest at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth University in 2012 in Varanasi during an international seminar organised by Department of Socialogy. 

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Water Treatment for Potable Drinking Water in remote areas 

"It is pathetic to see that even today the poor people in remote parts of India do not have access to clean drinking water, which is their right. I suggest that the local Panchayats should play a crucial role to implement these potable units. Further I strongly disapprove the motive of some foreign multinationals who rake in abnormally high profits, “ noted Jagbandhan. 

Prior to this when Rajkumar who was just 20 years of age, he attended the meeting in Utrecht Netherlands at Dutch RABO Bank headquarters pertaining to a finance loan for the National Cooperative Development Corporation India (NCDC) for its projects for farmers in India. 

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Rajkumar Jagbandhan was the only PIO selected in 2003 by the Netherlands-Swedish multinational Akzo Nobel subsidiary Solar Dew to look for their Water Purification Membrane sales for India. This is the process where the dirty water is turned into pure water in a desert like Rajasthan. With successful implementation, the Jagbandhan family captured the attention of Cabinet Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh with several State departments including the West Bengal Arsenic Task Force along 

with Dr. Bindeshwar Patakh founder of Sulabh International NGO. 

Later in 2007 Norit, another Netherlands based water purification company availed services of Rajkumar Jagbandhan for the marketing and implementation of their Water Unit Membrane Technique Perfector-E and subsequently the Norit company was sold to Hedge Fund Daughty Henson for more than US$ 500 milion. 

BBCI tapping the Billion $ Gold Mining Industry 

Keeping in view Surinam’s largest shareholder in the Gold Mining Industry Ronnie Brunswijk, the BBCI and its Indian associates are in talks for bringing Investment consortium in the mining industry from India to participate with the gold & bauxite mining industry for the Guyana Shield area in Surinam. 

“Our survey shows that not only this particular area is the hotspot for Gold but other areas as well. Although the effective accountable data is irregular but Parties in India are ready to take such an investment along with the Ministry of Natural Resources in Suriname, “ announced BBCI’s Rajkumar Jagbandhan who has had several meetings with Central Banks around the globle to implement gold trade with enabling and supporting ecosystem for huge business growth momentum and providing better market access. 

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(L) Vice President of Republic of Suriname H’ble Ronnie Brunswijk with BBCI in-Charge Suriname Affairs Viteendra Jagbandhan at Paramaribo Vice President office 

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He is also passionately functioning with his cultural and social participation as the Fellow Member Friend of Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce Trust, London Patron HM The King. He is actively involved with the former US President George W. Bush's Presidential Center Foundation in Dallas. He also holds directorship in the group's diversified companies BBCI Financial Advisory B.V., BBCI Trading Pvt. Ltd and Qin Holding B.V. 

Firmly rooted love for India 

Rajkumar Jagbandhan belongs to the 5th generation of Indian Diaspora. His Great Grand father Shri Ramesh Ramsahai Sharma of Allahabad deported to Trinidad along with several Indians in 1878 during British times where he married Moenia who gave birth to Jagbandhan. After Jagbandhan's birth they shifted to Suriname which was then the former colony of Netherlands. 

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Though the patriarch could have gone back to India, he decided to work of Marienburg plantation in Suriname where his sons and grandsons - all of them worked at farm field in district Saramacca Calcutta Suriname. Present generations of Jagbandhan family are frequent visitor to India and connected to Indian roots. 

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Left: Ramduth Jagbandhan( former agri culture secretary ) centre standing : Mata Parsad Jagbandhan right : standing Girjanand Jagbandhan All brothers Sitting left: Sister Soekhdee sitting centre : son Jagbandhan ( greater grandfather) sitting right : Par Aadji Soekdee 2nd wife of Jagbandhan 

RISING POWER of Indian Diaspora 

It was after the independence of Suriname that many Surinamese left the country to migrate to the Netherlands. Rajkumar Jagbandhan, his father arrived by the late sixties, where he started his consultancy advisory firm with a large business network in the name of BBCI Financial Advisory. While the firm's core strength were executing auditing, financial advisory, it also executed several surveys for Netherlands multinationals companies like Campina, Grolsch Brewery, Bavaria Brewery and Norit. He also served as the country representative for Campina International for penetrating the Indian Dairy market for 2 years. 

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Timber Business Development Opportunities with India 

BBCI is at present planning to invest and operate a state of the art timber factory in Suriname at Saramacca. The timber will be exported to Indian manufacturers and will exclusively serve the Indian market which is almost a billion dollars market. 

"Our contribution to sustainability is an uncompromising quality and optimizing philosophy that can be found throughout our entire product range. Wood is light, easy to process, heat insulating, vibration-reducing and long-living. An ideal material with no comparable alternatives. And wood is precious, so that sustainable management is a clear priority. Only then we can make use of this nearly endless resource," says Rajkumar. 

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As the the founder director of Business Barons Club India B.V. (BBCI) he is driving force over 15 years. He has diversified various dimensions of the core areas of BBCI. BBCI has become a vibrant vehicle to bridge relation with India and explore possibilities of collaboration, partnership and value chain in diverse sectors. His fluency in Hindi and strong faith in Indian culture have nurtured his ‘Indianness’. 

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The Jagbandhans Surinamese-Dutch Diaspora (L) Ananya Jagbandhan – Junior board member (R) Rajkumar Jagbandhan Director-Founder BBCI B.V./N.V./GmbH 

Rajkumar Jagbandhan is a hardcore optimist and believes in harnessing the potential of modern technology and empirical temper of India, Suriname and the Netherlands through complementary cooperation in diverse sectors. 

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