C.J. Patel & Co. (Ceejay Group) was established in 1919 as a partnership firm with an initial object of trading of tobacco. Subsequently the activity of manufacturing and marketing of beedis was taken up. Gradually industrial and commercial activities were spread into different states predominantly in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Uttarakhand etc. The Group has its offices at Ahmedabad, Baroda, Nadiad, Mumbai, Delhi, Ghaziabed, Kanpur, Calcutta, Gondia amongst other cities. The Group activities are managed by dedicated and professionally qualified personnel in the fields of Finance, Marketing and production.
The consistent growth in turnover and profitability of the group is by virtue of professional and innovative management policies. The Group’s core activity centers are manufacturing and marketing of beedis, tobacco and Tendu Leaves (Bidi Leaves), finance and Real Estate. The Group is actively engaged in the business of real estate and has also recently constructed commercial and residential properties at Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Nadiad.
"Group is also involved in Eco-friendly power generation through Wind Turbine (WTG). The group has installed capacity of 8.45 MW with its windmills situated in Rajashtan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. The group is also availing Carbon Credit Benefits as per policy of UNFCCC."
The Group has donated for educational, social and medical services by setting up engineering science and arts colleges, Civil Hospital and Kidney Hospital at Nadiad and Gondia. In the past the Group has donated Rs. 1 Crore for the most modern heart hospital constructed at Nadiad.