The Chandra Group, our all-encompassing umbrella organization was established in 1939 by Seth Shivcharanlalji. Over time, the Chandra Group has firmly established itself in the space of engineering and building hardware, both in the distribution business and in direct retail. Seth Shivcharanlalji’s core values of hard work, determination and a burning desire to succeed, still resonate within the group of companies.


  • Chandra Bhavan Boarding and Lodging – Established 1958, Chandra Bhavan continues to provide an affordable, yet comfortable stay, right in the heart of Bangalore’s Central Business District.

  • Hotel Chandra Vihar – Established 1969, Chandra Vihar was inaugurated after the huge success of its predecessor, Chandra Bhavan Boarding and Lodging. This hotel has more rooms than the previous one and provides superior comforts and facilities.

  • Chandra Sales – Est. 1975, Chandra Sales is a dealership for all leading brands in plumbing and sanitary materials such as Parryware, Crabtree, ARK, Jal, Perk, Nirali Stainless Steel Kitchen sinks etc.

  • Chandra Engineering Works – Established 1978, Chandra Engineering Works is a medium-scale engineering unit engaged in manufacturing components, SPM bases and high precision fixtures for OEMs such as MICO, Ingersoll-Rand, Titan Watches and Larsen and Toubro.

  • Chandra Hardware – Established in 1988, Chandra Hardware, with two of the largest retail showrooms in Bangalore, is a dealer for all premium brands of Indian and imported architectural builder’s hardware fittings such as Blum, Häfele, Poonam, Sentry, Soham, Pag, Ariston, etc.

  • Sri Laxmi Industries – Established 1989, Sri Laxmi Industries is a manufacturer of quality polymer plastic covers and rolls.

  • Chandra Lamp Shades – Established 1991, Chandra Lamp Shades a leading distributor of Asian Raymold Lighting for Karnataka. They also deal in imported and Indian chandeliers, wall brackets, street light, pathway lights, garden lights, underwater lights, fountain lights, lights for all types of offices and showrooms.

  • South India Agencies (SIA) – Established 1993, South India Agencies is a leading solutions provider for architectural and builders hardware, associated with more than 80+ brands such as Ebco, Kich, Innotec, Ozone, Dorset, Archis, Ingersoll Rand, Ipsa, Poonam, Cata etc.