Our Story

FOREWORD
WELCOME TO A JOURNEY THAT RESONATES WITH THE VERY ESSENCE OF THE SACHETI FAMILY.
We are deeply honoured to present the enduring legacy of our beloved father, Shri Padam Sacheti, as the steward of Ugam, the philanthropic heartbeat of Jaipur Gems.
“Consider this your gateway to the lives of legendary maestros”
Within these pages, you will embark on a melodic odyssey, a tale that weaves together the rich tapestry of our cultural heritage. This journey  is fuelled by passion, dedication, and an unwavering love for music.

But what is Ugam? It’s more than just a name; it’s a beacon of hope for aspiring musicians. Ugam is a platform that empowers dreams through scholarships and provides nurturing stages for talent to flourish, carrying forward the timeless tradition of Indian classical music.Consider this book your gateway to the remarkable lives of legendary maestros, whose unwavering commitment to artistic excellence has left an indelible mark. Their stories are etched within these pages, showcasing the power of music to transcend time. So, we extend to you an invitation to venture on this captivating journey with us.

May the melodies within these pages resonate with your spirit, evoke your deepest emotions, and remind you of the profound beauty that dwells within the timeless realms of Indian art, creativity, and culture.

With heartfelt gratitude,

Siddhartha & Mithun Sacheti
OUR JOURNEY
Shri Padam Sacheti’s journey epitomizes perseverance, hard work, and dedication. Born into the affluent Sacheti family in Ajmer, he faced the challenge of making his mark amidst the economic hardships post-India’s independence. With 24 cousins, the competition was fierce. Despite these challenges, Mr Sacheti carved a niche for himself in the jewelry industry.
Siddhartha & Mithun Sacheti
Starting with a modest job in Kagaznagar, he eventually moved to Jaipur, joining the Surana Family business, which marked the beginning of his illustrious career in jewelry. His innovative approach led him to Mumbai, where he successfully expanded his clientele among the city’s elite, eventually establishing the renowned “Jaipur Gems” brand in 1974. Mr Sacheti’s success was not limited to his business endeavors. He shared a deep passion for Hindustani Classical Music, a love nurtured through his association with Shri Prakash Surana. In memory of his father and as a patron of the arts, he established the Jaipur Gems Charitable Trust.
Siddhartha & Mithun Sacheti
The Trust supports emerging artists and honors contributions to Indian Classical Music, thus preserving and promoting this art form. His efforts in both his business and charitable work have built lasting relationships with clients and contributed significantly to cultural preservation.
Padam Sacheti’s life story is a beacon of inspiration, demonstrating that dedication and hard work can lead to both professional success and meaningful contributions to society.Alongside his wife, Mrs. Manju Padam Sacheti, he has worked tirelessly not only to build a successful business but to support and promote cultural heritage, ensuring a legacy that goes beyond material success. Their shared vision has been to uphold the values and traditions of the Sacheti family, making their narrative one of inspiration, hard work, and cultural preservation.

Manju Sacheti

Padma Shri Prakash Surana

Prakash Surana Ji was a remarkable individual. He was not only a mentor but also a friend and his contributions will be remembered for years to come. Surana Ji played a key role in helping us nurture talented artists and preserving the rich heritage of Hindustani classical music. He was a guiding light who helped establish the foundation of UGAM, a platform that celebrates this beautiful art form. His dedication and passion for music were contagious, and he instilled the same values in those he worked with. He was known for his kindness, humility, and generosity, qualities that made him a beloved figure in our family.

Shri Santosh Singh Jain

Daddy ji, was a true visionary and pioneer in the film industry. He served as the president of the CCCA for an impressive 40 years, leaving an indelible mark on the organization and the industry as a whole. He was a mentor to many, guiding and shaping their careers with his vast knowledge and experience. His infectious passion for his work was a source of inspiration for everyone around him. His dedication and commitment to his duties have left a lasting impact on the film industry.

Daddy ji’s legacy lives on as a guiding light for many in the film industry. He was a true leader who believed in the importance of hard work and dedication towards one’s goals. His contributions to the industry have been significant, and his vision and foresight have helped shape the industry as we know it today. His impact on the industry will continue to be felt for years to come, and his memory will be cherished by those who had the privilege of knowing him.

Shri Inderchand ji Sacheti

Shri Inderchandji Sacheti, affectionately known as Dada Saab, was a remarkable individual who left an indelible mark on the lives of those around him. He was known for his gentle and kind nature, always taking the time to show his appreciation towards his people for a job well done. Dada Saab was a selfless individual who went out of his way to help those in need, inspiring many to follow in his footsteps.

One of the most important lessons he taught was the value of gratitude. He reminded us to be thankful for everything that we are blessed with, no matter how small, and to never take anything for granted. This was a powerful message that resonated with all who knew him, and his legacy continues to inspire people to this day.

Dada Saab’s impact on those around him was immeasurable, and he will always be remembered for his kindness, generosity, and unwavering spirit. His legacy serves as a reminder to us all to live our lives with purpose, to help others whenever possible, and to always be grateful for the blessings we receive.