Tushar Jani is a science graduate from Mumbai University. He is a founding member of Blue Dart Courier Services, and the founder Chairman of Blue Dart Express Limited and Blue Dart Aviation Limited. He has over 40 years of experience in the Shipping and Transport Industry, and pioneered inland logistics of sea freight containers to manufacturers.
Tushar has always been instrumental in founding and spearheading industry organizations and has made substantial contributions to the development of the Indian Express Industry. He is the Founder Chairman of the Express Industry Council of India, which is an association of all companies in the business of Courier and Express Cargo. He was also responsible for the setting up of the Domestic Courier Common-user Terminals at the Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai Airports, and the International Courier Common-user Terminals at Mumbai and Delhi Airports, a first-time private-public partnership. His efforts have resulted in making the Express Industry Council of India the first private custodian of courier loads, with management control over operations.
Tushar Jani was the Chairman of the CII National Committee on Logistics as also the Chairman of the Maharashtra State Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2000-2001. He is now president of the Association of Multimodal Transport Operators of India (AMTOI).
Tushar is very actively involved in various social welfare projects – the Tuberculosis Research Centre at Bhavnagar, rehabilitation programmes for the earthquake-affected people in Gujarat and upliftment of rural areas in Sihor Dist, Bhavnagar.
Tushar continues to lend his leadership and guidance to his own staff, entrepreneurs, industry associations and partners, and to the community at large.