Shailendra Sinha serves as the Managing Director for Kalyanpur Cements Ltd. which distributes cement through 2000 dealers in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. The company established its modern manufacturing unit in 1991 attracting the first FDI in the sector in the country. He been instrumental in growing Bihar's largest industrial group with interests in cement, paints, hotels, industrial electronics and software. The group's hospitality portfolio includes a landmark 5-star hotel in Patna as well as a wildlife resort near Nagpur.
Mr. Sinha has served three terms as President of the Bihar Industries Association, President of Bihar State Productivity Council and is currently Chairman of the Bihar State Council, Confederation Indian Industry (CII). He has served as Director on the boards of Neyveli Lignite Corporation, Holtec Engineers and Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation. Mr. Sinha has been involved in promoting Bihar as an investment destination via various forums.